Sound pros are always hunting for noises or techniques that can rip moviegoers from their seats straight into the action of a film. Most soundscapes are after the same end: immersion. Yet there is…
Every year Variety asks playwrights, authors and songwriters to weigh in on screenplays and scripters in the Oscar race. Their insights are as fascinating as the pictures they write about.
Nearly a decade after "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" pulled off one of the biggest Oscar-night sweeps of all time, it seems almost unthinkable that it could have played out any other…
Peter Berg wrote and directed Universal's year-end opener "Lone Survivor," which centers on Marcus Luttrell, who was part of a Navy SEALs mission in 2005 to capture Taliban leader Ahmad Shahd. It was…
Those who were expecting the same, cursing Mark Wahlberg from the now infamous Nov. 12 rant would be surprised by the Variety Screening Series showing and Q&A of "Lone Survivor," but the star still…
Mark Wahlberg showed some refreshing honesty last night, all while launching an expletive-laden attack on Hollywood's actors who claim their work is akin to work in the military. The thesp partook in…
"Lone Survivor" took another giant step in its awards push, as AFI Fest gave it a gala world premiere Tuesday at the TCL Chinese, followed by a reception.
Peter Berg's scorching, often unbearably brutal account of a doomed 2005 military mission in Afghanistan shows how impressive physical filmmaking can overcome even fundamental deficiencies in script…
With several studios making screenplays available online, Academy members and other voters can make more informed decisions when casting ballots for best original screenplay and best adapted…
Mark Wahlberg admitted that portraying Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell -- the protagonist of Universal's Afghanistan war tale “Lone Survivor”-- was more than a bit unnerving. “I never felt more pressure…
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Hercules2Daily:$3.8M Cumulative:$36.9M Paramount Pictures 13.27%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$2.5M Cumulative:$177.2M Fox 13.35%