Between awards season and the WGA strike, a pair of talent-filled panels concluding the Santa Barbara Film Festival on Saturday certainly had plenty of issues to dig into.
A pair of Oscar-nominated actresses were the toast of the town as the Santa Barbara Film Festival kicked off with tributes to Julie Christie and Cate Blanchett this past weekend.
Five of last year's most successful producers gathered to swap stories at a panel Saturday that was one of the bright spots of the Santa Barbara Film Festival's rainy opening weekend.
It was a most unusual "Shootout" as Variety topper Peter Bart and Peter Guber hosted a special live version of their AMC program yesterday at the Palm Springs Film Fest.
"This Christmas" is a rare holiday treat, a package that's both thoughtfully selected and sure to please its intended recipients.
Result should satisfy Bynes fans looking for a pleasant, innocuous follow-up to her last vehicle, with B.O. in the decent if unspectacular range of "Man." Ancillary prospects look brighter.
"The Nanny Diaries" is to high-class childcare what "The Devil Wears Prada" was to high fashion.
A beloved literary sleuth makes a go at bigscreen crime-solving in "Nancy Drew." Purportedly an attempt to modernize the young detective's adventures for a new generation of tweens, the pic instead…
First film by Argentine helmer Alejandro Doria after a 16-year hiatus, "Las Manos" disappoints as a straightforward, lackluster drama. Story of a gifted priest who's misunderstood by his superiors…
A poor teen from Sao Paolo gets a chance for a fresh start in this coming-of-age tale, the third feature from Brazil's Ricardo Elias. "The 12 Labors" will generate more work for thesp and helmer but…
Repping the best of Hollywood talent, three hot-ticket panels at the Santa Barbara Film Fest's opening weekend offered helmers, producers and scribes a chance to reflect on their achievements.