“Mob Wives” star Angela Raiola, best known by her nickname “Big Ang,” died Thursday morning after a battle with cancer. She was 55. Her friend Vinnie Medugno made the announcement on Raiola’s…
After creating worlds filled with dragons and demi-gods, “Game of Thrones” and “Thor: The Dark World” helmer Alan Taylor looks ready to enter the world of cyborgs. Sources tell Variety that Taylor is…
The Cannes Film Festival has announced the remaining jury members after previously naming Steven Spielberg to head the jury. One of the most high-profile juries in recent memory includes Nicole…
When I was reading Peter Biskind's Down and Dirty Pictures a few years ago, I was literally shaken by Biskind's observation that "in the '90s there were three New York-based companies comprised of…
By Robert Mitchell LONDON The film and television industries need to learn a new language to fully release the potential of 3D technology and engage with the audience. This was a key argument…
Ang Lee stayed stuck to his awards season line about vfx, praising the artists but condemning the costs, at a "Life of Pi" Blu-ray press event in New York.
Nommed pics split between stories writ large and intimate tales
HFPA voters will wrestle with one of the strongest dramatic fields in years, even without 'Amour' and 'Rust and Bone' in the mix. This category is English language only.
"You become the film you're making," director Ang Lee told Mill Valley Film Fest's Mark Fishkin and the audience that had just watched his latest work, "Life of Pi," on closing night of the fest.
Rocket Releasing and Big Air Studios have acquired North American distribution rights to Darren Bousman's horror-thriller "11-11-11" -- and plan to release the pic on Nov. 11 in 15 major U.S. markets.