Optimism -- albeit the cautious kind -- permeates the mood of U.S. indies headed to Berlin.
The "fun" category doesn't look to have any front-runners, with each pic garnering a dedicated fan base but also more than a few detractors.
The drama category's packed with seven nominations, two more than the traditional five. Cynics will say the HFPA cast a wide net to catch the most stars for the (now-canceled) ceremony, but kinder…
Production designer Pan Lai relied on extensive research and memory for his re-creation of Shanghai and Hong Kong during WWII.
Authenticity was key in re-creating director David Fincher's vision of a working-man's San Francisco terrorized by serial killings circa 1969.
Eileen Chang's 49-page short story of the same name unfolds onscreen as 2½ heady and dense hours in the lives of the collaborators and insurgents in Japanese-occupied Shanghai and Hong Kong, with…
Kolirin's gentle, poignant and wry film deals with Jewish-Arab relations on the most human scale, and he uses a dry wit and music as a bridge between the characters.
If the Hollywood musical is supposed to be almost dead (or at least on a respirator) then why are there so many crowding the multiplexes -- not to mention heating up the musical-comedy competition at…
Success has hit 27-year-old Sam Riley so suddenly he's having a hard time sorting it all out.
So you're a youth agent, and you've discovered a bright new talent, developed the talent, won over the talent's parents and have built a cozy, familial relationship.
A little peer pressure can go a long way, particularly when it means Variety using its peer-to-peer relationship with the industry to help raise awareness of philanthropic causes through the…