Mention the phrase "Cinderella story" and helmers Niki Caro and Gurindher Chadha make clear their dislike of it as a description of their coming-of-age sagas of girl empowerment: "Whale Rider" and…
From health to literacy and the arts to the environment, studios reach everywhere in philanthropy.
At DreamWorks' preem of "House of Sand and Fog" at the ArcLight Cinerama Dome on Sunday, a second debut was celebrated -- that of tyro director Vadim Perelman.
The real party at the Hollywood Awards on Monday may have been backstage at the BevHilton. Once again a heavy-hitter crowd turned out for the banquet, which closed the Hollywood Film Festival.
Omar Sharif, whose "Monsieur Ibrahim et les fleurs du Coran" will have an out-of-competition fest screening, will be honored with a career achievement kudo during the Venice Film Festival.
Prolific Italo producer Dino de Laurentiis will be honored at the Venice Film Festival with a career Golden Lion as part of a retrospective dedicated to eight moguls of the Italian film industry…
In the year since "Blue Planet" took home the Emmy for George Fenton's score, the BBC/Discovery Channel TV series has found a second life on the concert stage and, next year, a bigscreen incarnation.
Cannes closer "Mystic River" will not be screened at the Deauville or Edinburgh film festivals, despite earlier reports confirming its presence.
Selecting up-and-coming comics is serious business.
Scribes being feted at a Variety soiree Thursday night at Asia de Cuba momentarily struggled for something witty to say.
The 10th anni of AmFAR's Cannes fund-raiser started on a somber note with emotional words about AIDS from Elizabeth Taylor and ended on a high note as Elton John (on piano), Lionel Richie and Macy…