As traditional helmers adapt to animation, they bring techniques from the live-action side along.
With the exception of "Rango," all of this year's American-backed big-studio toons take place abroad, ranging from "Rio's" beautiful Brazilian vistas to "Cars 2's" whirlwind tour of a world inhabited…
There's retro, and then there's "The Artist." Shot in B&W, with little dialogue, the French period piece about a '20 silent film star whose career collapses with the advent of talkies was predictably…
Variety lists the tunemsiths and supervisors behind the year-end theatrical releases.
To land plum parts, actors adopt proactive approach.
The newest Bond girl, Bérénice Marlohe, was announced Nov. 3 -- a reminder that even in 2011, that nickname remains.
Ask any filmmaker or actor to name the most essential skills a costume designer can have, and the answer is never an eye for color or an encyclopedic knowledge of fashion.
Spotlight on bigscreen newbies who might attract Oscar attention.
For international filmmakers, getting selected is the first step in the game
It may not be the fall's very first kudofest, but the Academy's Governors Awards ceremony Saturday night officially kicked Hollywood's awards season into high gear.
Steven Spielberg and war are a potent awards combination ("Schindler's List," "Saving Private Ryan"), as are the two-time Best Director winner and tales of youthful friendship ("ET").