It was a year of many tortured geniuses onscreen — Alan Turing, Stephen Hawking, J.M.W. Turner, Brian Wilson — and behind the scenes, where directors like Bong Joon-ho, James Gray and Paul Schrader…
20 films that could garner a Best Picture nomination from the Academy.
'Selma' Joins March to Dolby – films by Miller and Linklater also firmly in a race filled with surprises and predictable noms.
“Catherine the Great” by Kristina Lauren Anderson took the No. 1 spot on this year’s Black List of the 70 top unproduced screenplays. The script centers on the upbringing and marriage of the woman…
Every year, Variety asks prominent directors to talk about the fellow directors whose work moved them.
“Interstellar” and “A Most Violent Year” actress Jessica Chastain and Mark Ruffalo (“Foxcatcher”) trade stories about their first acting jobs at the Variety Studio: Actors on Actors presented by…
The Independent Spirit Awards were never supposed to be a harbinger of the Oscars, but in recent years, the booze-infused celebration in Santa Monica — held the night before the Academy Awards — had…
Stephen Colbert and Steve Carell swapped stories, quips, compliments and occasionally got serious during a Q&A held Friday in Newark, N.J., held as part of a fundraiser for the state’s upcoming…
The tension was palpable in the theater for Variety’s Screening Series even after "Foxcatcher" came to end. The 134-minute long psychological drama was bookended by director Bennett Miller's…