Variety has recruited Summit Entertainment alum Jean Song to serve as project manager of FlixTracker, its online development and production tracking tool designed for industry pros.
Festival toppers look back on awards-race titles getting buzz
Jason Reitman said that he needed to make three consecutive hit movies before he was allowed "to make a normally unmakeable movie."
Just over 60 pics are vying for foreign language Oscar recognition and their struggle for Academy attention is brutal.
Nature portends doom or signals rebirth in crop of pix
It must be the first fund-raiser in Hollywood history that featured the man of the honor reciting a long passage from Dante's "The Divine Comedy" -- in the original Italian.
Critics and auds alike have seen it time and time again: achingly-serious foreign language Oscar submissions that seem to have been chosen for the nobility of their intentions rather than their…
Hugo Cabret, the title character in Martin Scorsese's much-discussed first venture into family films, lives in a world of deep isolation, a lonely orphan seemingly trapped in a life within the walls…
Spike TV's 2011 Video Game Awards, held Saturday on the Sony lot, honored not only the games' creators but the characters within them.
From Tom Stern's bloodless, monochromatic palette on Clint Eastwood's "J. Edgar" to Janusz Kaminski's vibrant, painterly images in Steven Spielberg's "War Horse," filmmakers took radically different…
Lensers discuss visually framing the tortured psyches behind a handful of dark dramas