The Kevin Spacey vehicle isn't without some annoying tics, and feels a little late boarding the bandwagon of projects with Washington politics as a backdrop.
A look at the work of Kirk Baxter, Angus Wall, Jeffrey Ford, Virginia Katz, Stephen Mirrione, more...
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As classy a film as could be made from Stieg Larsson's sordid page-turner, David Fincher's much-anticipated return to serial-killer territory is a fastidiously grim pulp entertainment that plays like…
Variety staffers cover the biz in new tomes excerpted here. Peter Bart's “Infamous Players” explores the history of Mob influence in Hollywood; David Cohen's “The Ballad of Rango” details the making…
Forget tricks of the trade. For most of this year's Oscar-nominated editors, film -- their own, and those by their colleagues -- is all about authenticity, where total immersion is key in both edit…
Editing a film that consists almost entirely of Aaron Sorkin dialogue is no small task. In the case of David Fincher's "The Social Network," each scene was shot upwards of 40 times, making the…
Penetrating account on the creation of Facebook is a study in the slippery nature of enterprise.