Girls Shouldn't Try Raunchy Comedy, Variety Critic Says

Variety's television critic Brian Lowry let slip a bizarre opinion this morning while reviewing Sarah Silverman's upcoming HBO comedy special We Are Miracles—namely, that because she's a woman, she shouldn't be "as dirty as the guys." Uh. What? » 11/20/13 10:05pm 11/20/13 10:05pm

Which Shows Do You Find the Most Sexually Explicit?

This week's issue of Variety is devoted to SEXSEXSEXSEX but not just any kind of sex. It's about that fake sex that famous people pretend they're having while you're sitting on your couch, watching them. Yes, it's all about sex on television and how much of that there is. » 10/08/13 2:40pm 10/08/13 2:40pm

Wait, Ashton Kutcher Is Seriously Going to Play Steve Jobs?

When this news first broke, people assumed it had to be an April Fool's joke, because that is how much of a stretch it is. But, alas, it appears to be legit. Variety is reporting that Ashton Kutcher has signed on to play Steve Jobs in a new movie called Jobs. You can see how Kutcher could look like Jobs, with the… » 4/01/12 8:45pm 4/01/12 8:45pm

Actress Takes Out Full Page Ad to Report That a Movie Somehow Raped Her

Actress Kim Novak once made a name for herself freaking out onscreen in Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo. These days, she's making a name for herself freaking out in the pages of Variety and claiming that a recent movie that used part of the score from the classic thriller has literally raped her. A movie. Literally. Raped.… » 1/11/12 2:35pm 1/11/12 2:35pm

Variety Honors, Offends Women in Entertainment

In the world of film, as in life, women often don't get the recognition they deserve. So we were excited to read Variety's Women's Impact Report '08, the entertainment trade publication's 11th annual list of the 50 female "movers and shakers" in entertainment. This year the ladies of The View, Diablo Cody, and Erykah… » 8/01/08 2:30pm 8/01/08 2:30pm

Mischa Barton Signs Up For 'Marissa Goes To Moscow'

*Inspired by Shirley MacLaine's assertion that the best parts for actresses fall into one of the above categories. » 6/06/07 12:43pm 6/06/07 12:43pm

Hot off (well "hot off") her role as troubled teen Marissa on pop-music heavy , Mischa Barton has just signed up to play another alienated young music-loving lass, . The Barfton (uh, we just made that up…

Eva Mendes To Be A Real Screamer

*Inspired by Shirley MacLaine's assertion that the best parts for actresses fall into one of the above categories. » 5/22/07 12:30pm 5/22/07 12:30pm

Eva Mendes has a new gig! (Besides looking posing seductively at pretty much any party she gets invited to.) The buck-toothed actress (, not us) will be starring in the upcoming film in which she'll play…