Carving down an Icons of the Century list to a mere 100 and making sure that list represents the wide variety of entertainment Variety has covered throughout the century was a daunting task.
In a phrase, Richard Zanuck is to the manor born. Even before he attended his first Oscar ceremony at 7, the business of filmmaking has been in his blood.
Method Fest, which bills itself as "the actor's festival," is celebrating its seventh year with nine world premieres. It is also shifting to its third location in four years, moving from Burbank to…
The ninth annual City of Lights, City of Angels Film Festival, which features a potpourri of offerings from major and lesser-known French filmmakers, kicks off April 11 with Claude Lelouch's "Men and…
In 1993, the American Film Institute changed course in its lifetime achievement award ceremony -- arguably the institute's most significant event, and a showbiz honor rivaled by few even in this…
In a precedent-setting move, the American Society of Cinematographers presented its feature film honors to Bruno Delbonnel for his work on "A Very Long Engagement" on Sunday night. It was the first…
Fred Koenekamp says he's 6 feet, 2 inches, but he appears taller than his height, and younger than his years. With a thick mane of hair swept back in the Elvis style, and sporting the build of a…
As the New Year takes root and industry cognoscenti trade "best of" lists like so much chain mail, finding a consensus best picture for 2004 is proving to be a slippery, elusive business.
Upscale Westside L.A. couple -- a four-star chef played by Adam Sandler and his high-strung trophy wife, Tea Leoni. They hire a nanny from Mexico (Spanish actress Paz Vega), who doesn't speak…
Much is made of Ziyi Zhang's beauty. In a recent New York Times feature, she was likened to the incandescent screen sirens of Hollywood yore.
Hilary Swank, who won an Oscar at age 25 for her performance in 1999's "Boys Don't Cry," knows a thing or two about great expectations. The award immediately placed her in rarified company, and under…