Alejandro G. Inarritu's concept of shooting "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)" as if it were a single, continuous camera take was not exactly met with encouragement by his peers. The…
From finding new ways to shoot the most adrenaline-infused car chases to taking exhibition audio into new frontiers, this year's recipients of the Academy Scientific & Technical Awards are pushing…
The year's Academy Award contenders dropped by Variety's studio at the Beverly Hilton on Feb. 2 during the Oscar Nominees Luncheon.
Fifty-two years ago, Peter O'Toole considered his plans for the Turks in "Lawrence of Arabia" and said, "No prisoners." Thirteen years ago, Richard Linklater considered his plans for "Boyhood" and…
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Industry pros from around the globe pick the year’s best film and performances for Variety’s World’s Best Picture Poll.
"SNL" mastermind talks planning a 40th anniversary bash and the idea of extending the franchise indefinitely.
This year's Bafta nominees for British film — "Pride," "Paddington," "Under the Skin," "'71," "The Theory of Everything" and "The Imitation Game" — showcase the sheer variety, range and intelligence…