Megabudget tentpoles may dominate the multiplexes and attract big media attention, but short films are still a crucial part of the cinematic ecosystem. That's why for 20 years filmmakers from around…
While audiences are enjoying what's arguably known as the next Golden Age of Television, the TV Academy has been faced with increasingly blurred lines in terms of the shows in the Emmy contest. As…
From Norman Bates to, well, Norman Bates, it seems every medium has taken a stab at the psycho killer plot device. Still, a show that gets into the mind of a serial killer each week -- examining the…
Movies were more than half a century old when writer-director John Huston made "Treasure of the Sierra Madre" in 1947, but shooting "on location" wasn't the norm, especially not for the major…
The annual Oscar nominees luncheon Feb. 10 at the Beverly Hilton drew a large number of contenders, who stopped at the Variety Photo Studio to talk about their films.
What do directors Fritz Lang, Stanley Kramer, Preston Sturges, Stanley Kubrick, Sam Peckinpah, Alain Resnais, Ang Lee, Wim Wenders and Peter Watkins have in common? They're all filmmakers who made…
The year 2013 will be remembered in film history for breakthroughs, bold moves and milestone achievements that have altered the cinematic landscape by pushing past barriers and taking the art and…
Animated films may dazzle with feats of artistic achievement, but it takes the voices of actors working in relative solitude in a sound booth to give the characters and the stories real depth. The…
The five pics in this category span genres, with a few familiar faces, too
Three nights before the Academy Awards, music fans in L.A. will have the opportunity to hear the work of all the music nominees in a live concert setting at Royce Hall on the UCLA campus.