It’s been a year to remember for rapper and swag lord French Montana, aka Karim Kharbouch. “Unforgettable,” his hypnotic single with Swae Lee, went multiplatinum around the world. His sophomore studio album, “Jungle Rules,” debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard 200. Most meaningfully, he launched the Unforgettable Global Health Care Campaign to raise money…
The pop star earned mixed reactions for his message of equality.
Philip Dawkins seizes inspiration from a real-life transgender icon in the latest play presented by MCC Theater.
This song kills fascists.
Twenty-five years ago, Mona Lisa Vito and Vincent Gambini — fresh from winning his first-ever trial — left a rural Alabama town bound for their native Brooklyn. They drove off, bickering, into the sunset in a 1962 red Cadillac convertible . . . and then the credits rolled on the comedy classic “My Cousin Vinny.”…
Ian McKellen and Maggie Smith are living their best lives at Wimbledon
Tim Hanley traces “The Felonious History of a Feline Fatale.”
When “Taken” returns to NBC this fall, it will look different from the series that premiered last season. Clive Standen will still play Bryan Mills, the ex-Green Beret with the very particular set of skills. But the faces around him will have changed. Variety learned this week that six cast members will leave “Taken” ahead… […]
The Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling have endured body slams, neon unitards and, now, a Netflix series based on them.
She may be an award-winning theater actress, but Susan Rybin suspects her true calling is to nurture young Latino actors.
There’s a two-year gap between the events of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and War for the Planet of the Apes. At the beginning of Matt Reeves‘ sequel, Caesar (Andy Serkis) and his followers have grown stronger from the virus. War also starts with a full-on war raging between apes and the humans, which a prequel novel, in […]
Florida teen Milan Morris sent a message with her prom dress.
Prince died one year ago, but his music continues to influence artists today, like Childish Gambino and Blood Orange.
If a reality series films in a forest and no one is around to watch it, does it make a TV show? For the UK’s “Eden,” 23 strangers were sent to the remote west Highlands in Scotland and tasked with a yearlong social experiment: to build a self-sufficient community without the use of modern technology…
Black Lives Matter protesters target Harlem’s Red Rooster while chef Marcus Samuelsson is in Sweden mourning his mom.
Chuck Berry was the most important guitarist in the history of rock ‘n’ roll.