Variety feted Steve Carell, Chris Rock and Rob Marshall along with its 2015 class of 10 Directors to Watch at a brunch Sunday at the Palm Springs Film Festival. Coming the day after the desert…
10 Directors to Watch
Recognizing a talent pool that ranges from Oscar contenders to future box office mavens, Variety celebrates its international mix of happening helmers at the Palm Springs Intl. Film Fest on Jan. 5.
A veteran screenwriter and native Angeleno, Gilroy may be a first-time helmer, but between movie-star wife Rene Russo, Pulitzer-winning dad Frank D. Gilroy ("The Subject Was Roses"), writer-director…
Not many people can say they've witnessed a bank robbery, but Swedish director Ruben Ostlund has.
Last spring at the Cannes Film Festival, nearly all the projects in competition hailed from directors already well-known on the Croisette. And then there was "Wild Tales."
When Screen Gems releases "The Wedding Ringer" on Jan. 16, the Kevin Hart comedy marks not only screenwriter Garelick's directorial debut, but also the end of a very long and winding road for the…
Within a month and a half, Marielle Heller is giving birth twice: to her writing-directing debut "The Diary of a Teenage Girl" and to son Wylie Red Heller Taccone.
As a former publicist and marketing executive, Ava DuVernay has seen her share of bad behavior on movie sets.
As interns for Ridley Scott's commercial production company, RSA, Benson and Moorhead were little more than glorified gofers, but they have that gig to thank for introducing them to one another.
Though Baker's sincere curiosity about marginal characters sets him apart, the filmmaker insists it's neither the exceptional personalities nor their unique subcultures that have motivated his five…