America's affinity for U.K. comedians began long before the Ricky Gervais craze touched these shores. From Charlie Chaplin to Monty Python, Brits helped shape Hollywood's sense of humor. But who will…
In film, the noble profession of university teaching is frequently lampooned as a place where once-promising careers go to wither and die. As Woody Allen quips in "Annie Hall" (and Jack Black repeats…
Turned his own film project into a unique student-run collaboration.
The only student member selected to join AFI's Digital Content Lab, dedicated to forward-thinking media concepts.
When Nicole Guillemet and Diana Sanchez founded the Encuentros Program in 2003, it was based on a simple idea: "I wanted to create a place where Spanish and Latin American filmmakers could meet and…
As a longtime member of the Hollywood community, Oscar likes to present a golden, untarnished image to the world. But the truth is, while he's usually found in his native habitat, gracing the…
What do film critics have to say about the Golden Globes nominees? Variety dug in and found some brickbats and bon mots.
A wide range of industry pros, from stars to stuntmen, have put down roots in P.S.
Variety asked Bill Plympton, a two-time Oscar nominee for his shorts "Your Face" and "Guard Dog," about the state of hand-drawn animation (as he puts the finishing touches on his next feature…
Academy voters have long professed a deep love and respect for the original, the quirky and the edgy -- movies such as "Fargo," "Pulp Fiction," "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind," "Lost in…
Picture this: A giant arena jam-packed with bumper cars, each with a film's name -- maybe "Charlie Wilson's War," "American Gangster" or "La Vie en rose" -- proudly decorating its hood; a starter…