Variety 2003-2017

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News & Features

Perils of TV Lit Adaptations, June 5, 2017

East Coast vs. West Coast vs. The World, Jan. 11, 2017

How Golden Can the Gothams Really Get?, Nov. 22, 2016

Pioneering ‘Bambi’ Artist Gets Big Tribute, Oct. 18, 2016

Going for the Gold With Fest Resources, Oct. 18, 2016
(Online: Asian World Film Festival Fights Euro Odds in Oscar’s Backyard)

Married life, for better and worse, Golden Globes Update, Nov. 30, 2012 (pdfmarriedlife)

Thesps discover damaged good, Eye on the Oscars: Talent Race, Nov. 19, 2012

Roles all over the map in this ‘Atlas’, Eye on the Oscars: Talent Race, Nov. 19, 2012

Repeat contenders, Eye on the Oscars: Talent Race, Nov. 19, 2012

All eyes on the prize — femme-tastic projects, May 31, 2010 (pdfwif)

MPAA at crossroads, weekly cover story, May 29, 2010 (pdfmpaa)

Biz told to alter its DNA at tech summit, May 4, 2010 (techsummit05042010)

Milken panelists grapple with technology, April 29, 2010

Getty Images nabs Berliner Studios, April 27, 2010

A failure to communicate — Britweek, April 26, 2010

Future of Film Summit aims positive, Dec. 8, 2009

Media Careers Quarterly, Dec. 7, 2009

Let the kudos campaigns begin, Dec. 2, 2009

Exhibs, studios war over windows, Nov. 28, 2009

Ryan Kavanaugh: Billion Dollar Producer, Nov. 19, 2009 (kavanaughfeature11192009) (with: Kavanaugh sees future in VOD; Rogue crosses platforms)

L.A.’s changing screen scene, Oct. 22, 2009 (LAscreenscene10222009)

The upside of VOD and DVD day-and-date release, Oct. 17, 2009

Studios collapsing VOD windows, Oct. 8, 2009

Yahoo ups originals, Oct. 4, 2009

Sandra Bullock, Comedy Impact Report, July 20, 2009

Twitter co-founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone, Comedy Impact Report, July 20, 2009

Erik Flannigan, MTV Networks Entertainment Group exec VP of digital media, Comedy Impact Report, July 20, 2009

Wyatt Cenac, 10 Comics to Watch, July 17, 2009 (wyattcenac07172009 pdf)

Job hunters go back to school, July 6, 2009

Slumping sales shock showbiz, Jan. 25, 2009 weekly

Growth of Hulu: Who knew?, Nov. 16, 2008 weekly hulusuccess11142008 pdf

YouTube cozies up to Hollywood, Nov. 16, 2008 weekly

Variety reveals pacts facts: Number of producers deals lowest ever, Aug. 11, 2008

Chick pic clicks, June 11, 2008 weekly

‘Sex” sells, but will men see ‘City?’ May 27, 2008

TV tangled up in web, March 2, 2008 weekly

Pascal, Lynton fuel box office fireworks: Sony chairs provide a study in contrasts, Sept. 10, 2007 weekly pascallynton09062007 pdf

Writers scramble amid strike phobia, Aug. 10, 2007

Hollywood pitches in on war effort: Studios plan tactics for issue-driven films, July 30, 2007

Equity can be a mixed blessing: Some producers cautious about deals, June 11, 2007

Loudon Wainwright III, Judd Apatow repertory player, May 28, 2007 loudonapataw05252007 pdf

Big-budget bang-ups, April 20, 2007

Fox’s mailroom maven dies at 78: Papahristos worked on lot since 1950s, April 3, 2007

Filmmakers get one more chance with recut DVDs, March 5, 2007

VHS, 30, dies of loneliness, Nov. 15, 2006 deathvhsVariety / vhsdeath11142006 pdf

Juice boxes lack punch: As biz booms, TV-on-DVD tries to spice up offerings, Sept. 18, 2006

Image fights to keep its niche: Indie battles Lionsgate takeover bid, Aug. 14, 2006

A non-star is shorn: Character actors are losing middle ground as the rich get even richer, May 30, 2005 characteractors05302005 pdf

Suite smell of swag: Showbizzers flip for freebies at gift lounges designed to please, Feb. 21, 2005

Pop poli-tees: H’w’d players proudly display political allegiances, Aug. 9, 2004 poppolitees08082004 pdf

Kiddie book biz catty about celebs: Their books sell but some consider them interlopers, July 19, 2004 kiddiebooks07182004 pdf

Green with eco stylings: Fashion show benefits Environmental Media Assn., Feb. 2, 2003

Variety book reviews

Wishful Drinking, Dec.21, 2008 wishfuldrinkingreview12222008 pdf

The Man Who Owns the News, Dec. 14, 2008 manwhoownsreview12122008 pdf

Call Me Ted, Dec. 14, 2008 callmetedreview12122008 pdf

No Time to Think: The Menace of Media Speed and the 24-Hour News Cycle, Nov.9, 2008 notimetothinkreview11102008 pdf

Somebody: The Reckless Life and Remarkable Career of Marlon Brando, Nov. 9, 2008 somebodyreview11102008 pdf

Hollywood Independents: The Postwar Talent Takeover, Oct. 19, 2008 hollyindiesreview10172008 pdf

Stuff White People Like, July 13, 2008 whitepeople07112008 pdf

Trophies (Heather Thomas), June 8, 2008 trophies06062008 pdf

The Man Who Heard Voices: Or, How M. Night Shyamalan Risked His Career on a Fairy Tale, July 24, 2006 manvoices07232006 pdf

American Movie Critics: An Anthology From the Silents Until Now, July 23, 2006 moviecriticsreview07232006 pdf

Junior (Macaulay Culkin), July 9, 2006 macaulayjuniorreview07082006 pdf

Ava Gardner: Love Is Nothing, May 22, 2006 avareview05212006 pdf

The Schreiber Theory, April 17, 2006 schreiberreview04152006 pdf

Tell Me How You Love the Picture, Feb. 19, 2006 tellmereview02202006 pdf

Fiasco: A History of Hollywood’s Iconic Flops, Feb. 19, 2006 fiascoreview02202006 pdf

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