Ultimate multi-hyphenate James Franco has tackled seemingly everything from “Spider-Man” to Steinbeck, and he shows few signs of slowing down. Franco’s latest endeavor finds him directing and…
As I Lay Dying
Christian metal band As I Lay Dying’s Tim Lambesis was sentenced Friday to six years in prison after attempting to hire someone to kill his wife of eight years, Meggan Lambesis. The singer’s sentence…
Variety has selected its 10 Actors to Watch list, unveiling a diverse group of thesps whom the publication's editors believe to be on the brink of big things. Profiles of the actors will appear in…
An extremely faithful, suitably raw but still relatively hemmed-in adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's chilling 1973 novel.
"Gravity," "Under the Skin" and "Moebius" are among our critic's most hotly anticipated titles at this year's Venice Film Festival.
“As I Lay Dying” actress Ahna O’Reilly discusses her film’s director, James Franco, in conversation with Variety’s Steve Gaydos at the Variety Studio: Cannes Edition at Chivas House, presented by…
Expect some improved infrastructure at the upcoming 70th Venice Film Festival, and more new facilities in the near future.
A competently acted, technically adequate Cliff Notes take on Faulkner's tale of dirt-poor Missippi folk in mourning.
At a Hewlett Packard panel on the future of animation, participants sometimes crossed swords on the finer points of technology, but all agreed that, as in live-action, the script is the key to…
The Doha Film Institute has appointed Palestinian director Elia Suleiman as its artistic advisor, in a clear sign that the Doha Film Festival, which it runs, is rethinking its identity after recently…
Steven Spielberg's jury will have no shortage of Hollywood talent to sift through on the Croisette this year.