Once again, new releases dominate the upper rungs of the national home video sales charts. For the week ending Feb. 1, four of the five top-selling discs are new theatrical releases – just as in the…
These sound mixes brought texture and life to their films and could come out on top at the Oscars.
Expressive sound editing added life and depth to these films, putting them on the short list for an Oscar nom.
Casting a quick glance at some major contenders for sound awards this season, one finds a war film, an entry in a sci-fi franchise, a murder mystery and a musical fairy tale. The pros behind these…
At least five new movies from Sony Pictures are being devoured on copyright-infringing file-sharing hubs online in the wake of the hack attack that hobbled the studio earlier in the week. Copies of…
Cinematographer Hoyte van Hoytema and sound designer/re-recording mixer Paul N.J. Ottosson spoke with Variety's David S. Cohen about the tricks they used to deliver, respectively, director…
David Ayer’s “Fury” has some of the most harrowing tank battle sequences ever filmed. Paul N.J. Ottoson, the film’s sound designer, tells us about crafting the sounds of battle…
Sony Pictures is poised to end its direct theatrical distribution business in South Korea, according to sources.
Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR) – Film, a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to film (see the TV version here)…
In this week’s edition of the Variety Movie Commercial Tracker, powered by iSpot.tv, “St. Vincent” leads in spending with an estimated outlay of $5.1 million for spots that have aired 643 times…