HONG KONG — A trio of unconnected developments this week point to a modernization and further development of India's still small multiplex cinema sector. Cinepolis, the Mexican cinema chain, is to…
Any doubt that still exists in audiences' minds as to Matthew McConaughey's talents as an actor are permanently put to rest by this riveting and surprisingly relatable true story.
Well, that didn’t take long. Fans rained a torrent of criticism down upon the internet just minutes after Warner Bros. announced it had cast Ben Affleck as the next Batman in its upcoming Batman vs…
HONG KONG — Cambodian-born auteur Rithy Panh has been named as "Asian Filmmaker of the Year" by the Busan int'l film festival. He will receive his commendation during the 18th edition of the festival…
SAG-AFTRA and the ad industry will begin using a standard digital identifier — dubbed Ad-ID — in a little less than a year, assuming that members of the performers union ratify the tentative deal…
The attackers fall on us in our sleep. Their fangs pierce our throats. They drain our blood, and what's worse, they make us their thralls. We try to resist but they are too strong.
Proponents of a visual effects union got some fresh ammunition recently thanks to a clumsy attempt at humor by Digital Domain Media Group chairman-CEO John Textor.
Taking a position that threatens to turn the theatrical 3D business upside down, France's film board the CNC has announced plans to phase out all silver screens from Gaul's theaters within five years.
A few weeks ago I moderated the Q&A that followed the Variety screening of "Jane Eyre." I asked director Cary Fukunaga if he'd shot with a digital camera or on film, and he replied that he always…
Animation studio Rainmaker Entertainment is partnering with comedian Harland Williams to develop and produce an original animated feature based on the adventures of the Ting and Juma.
AV tech company THX, an early spinoff from Lucasfilm that has set reproduction standards for theaters, is acquiring the cineSpace Color Management suite from privately held Cine-Tal Systems, a…
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