Can a trifecta of filmmakers behind Universal’s “Fast & Furious” franchise and Marvel’s newest blockbuster “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” create the next big hit for Madison Avenue? That’s…
When the producers of DreamWorks' "Need for Speed" cast Aaron Paul as the lead in their film version of Electronic Arts' racing videogame franchise, they found themselves with another major role to…
The San Francisco Bay Area has inspired a wealth of memorable on screen moments, from James Stewart stalking Kim Novak in Alfred Hitchcock's "Vertigo" to Steve McQueen's hill-hopping car chase in…
Despite having turned 80 in June, Lalo Schifrin shows no signs of slowing down: He will be honored at two festivals in Europe in October, has a four-CD career retrospective due for release, has…
Longtime film and TV production coordinator Beverly Jean Setlowe, who late in life became a noted wildlife photographer, died in Toluca Lake on April 24 after a long battle with metastatic breast…
Veteran Hollywood stuntman and second-unit director Conrad E. Palmisano was once buried alive for a scene in 1977's "It Happened at Lakewood Manor."
GOOD MORNING: Steve McQueen, who started as a $19-a-day extra, has a date with Boston bankers to discuss indie backing of a Western budgeted at $5 million-plus ...
Variety's Oscar Style Special
Actor Antonio Banderas, composer Lalo Schifrin and animation director Phil Roman will be among those honored April 7 at the 14th annual Imagen Awards, which honor positive portrayals of Hispanics in…
Conflict between police sleuthing and political expediency is the essence of Bullitt, an extremely well-made crime melodrama [from Robert L. Pike's novel Mute Witness] filmed in Frisco. Steve McQueen…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History