In a season of renewed cinematic creativity and vigor in American indie film, as evidenced by a wide array of titles both in and out of the Hamptons Intl. Film Fest, nowhere is that vitality more…
TV networks need to take the lead in nickname scrum
Copperfield has set his sights on a major career shift and this week announced the formation of his own film production company, Red Safe.
Mexican director Gaz Alazraki shook up his country's film industry this year when his raucous clash of the classes comedy "Nosotros los nobles" ("We Are the Nobles") grossed more than $26 million at…
Count back 50 summers, and you find the Technicolor precedent for "Spring Breakers" in the trendsetting 1963 teen comedy "Beach Party," which Variety warned "many adults might find a frightening…
Just as production flight from Los Angeles has been decades in the making, the reasons for the decline in work for musicians on film and TV projects are deep-rooted.
When director J.J. Abrams yells "Action!" on the first new "Star Wars" film in almost a decade, it will be on a location or soundstage far, far from Abrams' home base of Los Angeles.
Almost 90 years ago, Hollywood was reeling from one scandal after another as the biggest stars in the biz behaved in ways that would make today's hard-partying celebutantes blush.
If you're an aspiring writer or director, tread cautiously in the tempting terrain of showbiz fables, populated with colorful, oversized characters from the annals of pop culture history. This year's…
Variety noted that the times were already a-changin' back in 1958.