Their films, styles and storylines couldn't be more different, but directors Christopher Nolan, Baz Luhrmann and David Fincher share a common conviction: that mega-budget spectacles aren't just for…
Markets & Festivals
Talent knows neither gender nor race, but Hollywood is still a place where the opening of Catherine Hardwicke's "Twilight," at practically $70 million, is touted as "the highest ever for a female…
It's telling that the Internet homepage for the Bahamas Film Festival prominently displays the current temperature on the islands -- few fests, after all, are situated in so idyllic a location.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
The wunderkind Brooklyn-born filmmaker has been bruised and bloodied in his fight toward victory, but nobody ever said the path to conquest was easy -- or predictable.
Stephen Daldry has parlayed his Brit legit roots into a filmmaking career much like a prized West Point cadet might have been cherry-picked for the theater of war. It's almost inevitable that…
David Fincher has seen his fair share of studio combat. At 27, the commercial whiz kid got his first taste of warfare with "Alien 3," an ill-conceived production that lacked studio reinforcements.
Whether rolling through Edinburgh, outer space or Mumbai, the Brit helmer has mounted an eclectic cinematic crusade. His dark, neo-noir "Shallow Grave" launched the filmmaker's career, while…
Like general-turned-president Dwight D. Eisenhower, Clint Eastwood has segued smoothly from the glories of the acting battlefield to behind-the-camera creative leadership, winning four Oscars for…
Starting out as a young recruit who attended boot camp under Roger Corman ("Grand Theft Auto") and working his way up the studio ranks into light comedy ("Night Shift"), romance ("Splash") and family…