Hollywood's top kingmakers and power brokers gathered at WeHo's Soho House on Dec. 11 for Variety's annual Dealmakers Breakfast, held in conjunction with the paper's fifth "Dealmakers Impact Report,"…
Eightysomething thesps Emmanuelle Riva and Jean-Louis Trintignant might not have the look of Muhammad Ali or Joe Frazier, but they have helped make "Amour" the heavyweight in the Oscar foreign-lingo…
Harvey Weinstein introduced Quentin Tarantino at the Dec. 12 preem of the Weinstein Co.'s "Django Unchained," calling the helmer "a brother, a son and a great friend."
Location and design mavens on 'Argo' and 'Zero Dark Thirty' simulated tense foreign interventions by the U.S.
stockholm -- B-Reel Feature Films is aiming to take advantage of the Hollywood heat surrounding Scandinavian pics in general and Swedish films in particular, thanks to crossover hits like "The Girl…
The message was loud and clear at the Museum of the Moving Image tribute on Dec. 12: Hugh Jackman is one helluva guy.
One of production designer Eve Stewart's best days on the set of "Les Miserables" came when she wanted to involve more than just her fellow designers in the finishing touches of one of the film's key…
LONDON -- On a Saturday night in November, 1,200 people gathered in a converted steel mill near Sheffield to watch the Shane Meadows thriller "Dead Man's Shoes" on a giantscreen, with a live band…
In just seven weeks of global play, "Skyfall," with $918 million worldwide as of Dec. 9, became the highest-grossing pic ever for Sony and MGM -- and is headed toward becoming the first-ever…
Leaders in flux as nomination period nears finish
Visual effects supervisor Bill Westenhofer was no stranger to animal-oriented projects when he came aboard Ang Lee's "Life of Pi" to realize a digital photorealistic tiger.