Back in the days when actor-turned-director Todd Field was studying at the American Film Institute, in a class that included helmer Darren Aronofsky and current hotshot d.p. Matthew Libatique…
Call them city boys. Martin Scorsese, Oliver Stone and Spike Lee are not only NYU film school's most prominent graduates, they're provocateurs in the most colorful Gotham sense.
Allen Daviau, the cinematographer who helped Steven Spielberg make the transition from box office wunderkind to filmmaker of weighty themes with "Empire of the Sun" and "The Color Purple," has been…
FremantleMedia's licensing arm, FremantleMedia Licensing Worldwide, is promoting a number of execs in its U.S. operations. Keith Hindle is upped to executive VP, FLW, North America, from VP of…
Having been born and raised in L.A., my view of the Midwest has always been somehwat abstract. To begin with, "Midwest" is a rather amorphous term, which Wikipedia rightly defines as archaic since…
"It's the middle of a drought and the water commissioner drowns -- only in L.A.," said the coroner to Jack Nicholson's Jake Gittes in "Chinatown."
Variety occasionally gets flak for singling out women in an industry that has seemingly achieved parity between the sexes -- seemingly being the operative word. Women in showbiz have made great…
Variety's David S. Cohen managed to spend some time with the producer in Bruckheimer's expansive, loftlike digs in Santa Monica. In keeping with Bruckheimer's low-key persona, even his headquarters…
The chilly air and rain-slicked streets were more akin to April in Paris, but the weather did not deter otherwise rain-challenged Angelenos from attending the 10th annual City of Lights, City of…
In a mood to share, the exclusive American Society of Cinematographers opened its Clubhouse doors April 18 for a bit of show and tell.
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Weekend:$26.6M Disney
Rio 22Weekend:$22.5M Fox
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Weekend:$21.5M Sony / TriStar