"Lee Daniels' The Butler" dares to question why an industry so receptive to Holocaust stories has been so reluctant to produce more movies about the myriad human-rights violations perpetrated on our…
Spike Lee has cast British actress Zaraah Abrahams as the female lead in his Kickstarter-funded film. The filmmaker disclosed he had discovered Abrahams while watching “Black Girl in Paris,” a short…
A somewhat heavy-handed yet rather endearing lesson in various kinds of tolerance that should do OK in home formats.
This time, the "Argo" story in Variety is truly about a big picture. Connecting three decades of history while erasing a quarter-century of Oscar protocol, Ben Affleck's "Argo" survived -- and…
It's Benny and the vets at the Directors Guild Awards race.
"Lincoln" leads with seven nominations at the 70th annual Golden Globes.
Quentin Tarantino rides to the Weinsteins' rescue, delivering a bloody hilarious (and hilariously bloody) Christmas counter-programmer, which Sony will unleash abroad.
Wolfe Video has acquired all North American rights to Quentin Lee's family drama "White Frog" and plans a theatrical run followed by a VOD and DVD release next year.
British thesp Gregg Sulkin ("Wizards of Waverly Place") has landed the leading role in coming of age indie drama "Affluenza."
Tommy Lee Jones is preparing to move from one secretive agency to another, as the "Men in Black 3" star is in final negotiations to play an FBI agent in Luc Besson's darkly comedic actioner…