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Opera, theater, ballet, classical and contemporary music, comedy, television events and even museum and gallery exhibitions are broadcast to cinemas around the world. People in rural Swedish communities with as few as 150 inhabitants flock to see the New York Metropolitan Opera.
Read the full article “Live Events Give Cinemas a Boost Worldwide” here: http://tinyurl.com/o2l4xgn
Illustration Adam Simpson for Variety
Many people have chimed in on the plans by Comcast, the nation’s top cable and Internet provider, to merge with Time Warner Cable, the No. 2 cable operator and No. 3 ISP.
Get up to the minute updates on the merger that could have lasting impact on United States consumers here: http://tinyurl.com/qepfupj
Illustration by wellsillustrates for Variety
Cover Story: “‘Gone Girl’: Rosamund Pike on the Role of a Lifetime”
"I think around take 18 of getting my head bashed against the wall, I literally saw stars." Read the full story here: http://tinyurl.com/qah28o3
photo credit: Yu Tsai for Variety
"Boardwalk Empire" screenwriter Terence Winter photographed by jakechessumblog for Variety.
Read the full cover story “Terence Winter and the ‘Boardwalk Empire’ Team on the Mob Men’s Last Call” here: http://tinyurl.com/pz9xe2m

"Boardwalk Empire" screenwriter Terence Winter photographed by jakechessumblog for Variety.

Read the full cover story “Terence Winter and the ‘Boardwalk Empire’ Team on the Mob Men’s Last Call” here: http://tinyurl.com/pz9xe2m

Felicity Jones photographed by Yu Tsai at the Variety Studio at Toronto Film Festival.
"When things are really bad in life, you often need humor to get through them."
See the full portrait studio here: http://tinyurl.com/n4qxhtn

Felicity Jones photographed by Yu Tsai at the Variety Studio at Toronto Film Festival.

"When things are really bad in life, you often need humor to get through them."

See the full portrait studio here: http://tinyurl.com/n4qxhtn

Clockwise from left: Rosemarie DeWitt, Ansel Elgort, Kaitlyn Dever and Jennifer Garner photographed by Yu Tsai at the Variety Studio at Toronto Film Festival. 
Jennifer Garner on the upcoming film “Men, Women & children” - “Jason (Reitman) is sure-footed. He is the master of tone…..He’s not afraid to give you 101 notes that are specific, and they can go from really out there to really brutal.”
See the full portrait studio here: http://tinyurl.com/n4qxhtn

Clockwise from left: Rosemarie DeWitt, Ansel Elgort, Kaitlyn Dever and Jennifer Garner photographed by Yu Tsai at the Variety Studio at Toronto Film Festival. 

Jennifer Garner on the upcoming film “Men, Women & children” - “Jason (Reitman) is sure-footed. He is the master of tone…..He’s not afraid to give you 101 notes that are specific, and they can go from really out there to really brutal.”

See the full portrait studio here: http://tinyurl.com/n4qxhtn

Terence Winter, Martin Scorsese and Steve Buscemi photographed by jakechessumblog.
“I don’t know that I would have chosen to do a mob show immediately, but it was too much to resist,” Terence Winter says. “They gave me the book. They said, ‘See if there’s a series in there, and oh, by the way, Martin Scorsese’s attached.’”
Read the full article “Terence Winter and the ‘Boardwalk Empire’ Team on the Mob Men’s Last Call” here: http://tinyurl.com/pz9xe2m

Terence Winter, Martin Scorsese and Steve Buscemi photographed by jakechessumblog.

“I don’t know that I would have chosen to do a mob show immediately, but it was too much to resist,” Terence Winter says. “They gave me the book. They said, ‘See if there’s a series in there, and oh, by the way, Martin Scorsese’s attached.’”

Read the full article “Terence Winter and the ‘Boardwalk Empire’ Team on the Mob Men’s Last Call” here: http://tinyurl.com/pz9xe2m

Chris Rock photographed by Yu Tsai at the Variety Studio at Toronto Film Festival.
On his latest film “Top Five” - “I was the only director (who) ever auditioned for an actress (Rosario Dawson). It was like a bank loan. ‘What is your business plan? What are your perspectives?’”
See the full portrait studio here: http://tinyurl.com/n4qxhtn

Chris Rock photographed by Yu Tsai at the Variety Studio at Toronto Film Festival.

On his latest film “Top Five” - “I was the only director (who) ever auditioned for an actress (Rosario Dawson). It was like a bank loan. ‘What is your business plan? What are your perspectives?’”

See the full portrait studio here: http://tinyurl.com/n4qxhtn

In creative pursuits - and Hollywood especially - two of a kind trumps a lone wolf: http://tinyurl.com/mqvxcfg
Illustration by James Steinberg
Universal Chairman Jeff Shell illustrated by Joe Morse.  Get our take on Shell’s performance one year after taking the helm at one of Hollywood’s top studios here: http://tinyurl.com/osjgesp

Universal Chairman Jeff Shell illustrated by Joe Morse.  Get our take on Shell’s performance one year after taking the helm at one of Hollywood’s top studios here: http://tinyurl.com/osjgesp

Ty Burrell on typecasting: ”It’s hard to worry too much about that when you’ve spent the bulk of your career unemployed.”
Read our full Q&A with the Modern Family actor “Ty Burrell on ‘Skeleton Twins’ and Dream ‘Modern Family’ Guests” here: http://tinyurl.com/pbr5x2k
photo credit: Chris McPherson ( almostrad ) for Variety
Martin Scorsese photographed by jakechessumblog for our cover story on the final season of “Boardwalk Empire.”
“Because the #prohibition years specifically provide the backdrop to that story, tying the repeal in to the conclusion was almost a fait accompli.”
Read the full story “Terence Winter and the ‘Boardwalk Empire’ Team on the Mob Men’s Last Call” here: http://tinyurl.com/pz9xe2m

Martin Scorsese photographed by jakechessumblog for our cover story on the final season of “Boardwalk Empire.”

“Because the #prohibition years specifically provide the backdrop to that story, tying the repeal in to the conclusion was almost a fait accompli.”

Read the full story “Terence Winter and the ‘Boardwalk Empire’ Team on the Mob Men’s Last Call” here: http://tinyurl.com/pz9xe2m

Steve Buscemi photographed by jakechessumblog for our cover story on the final season of “Boardwalk Empire.”
“You just can’t look bad in those suits. It really was the role of a lifetime.” 
Read the full story “Terence Winter and the ‘Boardwalk Empire’ Team on the Mob Men’s Last Call” here: http://tinyurl.com/pz9xe2m

Steve Buscemi photographed by jakechessumblog for our cover story on the final season of “Boardwalk Empire.”

You just can’t look bad in those suits. It really was the role of a lifetime.” 

Read the full story “Terence Winter and the ‘Boardwalk Empire’ Team on the Mob Men’s Last Call” here: http://tinyurl.com/pz9xe2m

"Boardwalk Empire" trifecta Steve Buscemi, Martin Scorsese and Terence Winter photographed by Jake Chessum for Variety. 
Read the full cover story: “Terence Winter and the ‘Boardwalk Empire’ Team on the Mob Men’s Last Call” here: http://tinyurl.com/pz9xe2m

"Boardwalk Empire" trifecta Steve Buscemi, Martin Scorsese and Terence Winter photographed by Jake Chessum for Variety. 

Read the full cover story: “Terence Winter and the ‘Boardwalk Empire’ Team on the Mob Men’s Last Call” here: http://tinyurl.com/pz9xe2m

Jessica Chastain photographed by Yu Tsai at the Variety Studio at Toronto Film Festival.
Speaking about her film “Miss Julie” - “(There are) great characters that through the years are played over and over. When you look at those classics, the writing for women, it’s so deep and can be expressed so many different ways. One actress in a role is so different from another actress in a role.”
See the full portrait studio here: http://tinyurl.com/n4qxhtn

Jessica Chastain photographed by Yu Tsai at the Variety Studio at Toronto Film Festival.

Speaking about her film “Miss Julie” - “(There are) great characters that through the years are played over and over. When you look at those classics, the writing for women, it’s so deep and can be expressed so many different ways. One actress in a role is so different from another actress in a role.”

See the full portrait studio here: http://tinyurl.com/n4qxhtn