At the recent Siggraph conference in Anaheim, there were not one but two panels on the state of the vfx industry. Word on the street was that feature effects production is dead in L.A.
It turns out Matt Damon and “Elysium” didn’t quite crack the $30 million mark this past weekend. Sony released the final weekend grosses for “Elysium” on Monday with the big-budget sci-fier earning…
After spinning its wheels for years trying to cram intelligence into TVs and set-tops, Google has landed on a far smarter approach to cracking into the living room with Chromecast: a simple, low-cost…
Note to Universal: When it comes to ghosts, it would appear audiences prefer the fact-based kind vs. silly spirits being chased by Ryan Reynolds and the Dude. Universal’s $130 million disaster…
Opening day grosses for Universal’s “Despicable Me 2” soared with $34.3 million, while Disney’s big-budget “The Lone Ranger” is resembling the high-speed train wreck depicted in the movie, grossing…
With Roland Emmerich opening his latest film, “White House Down,” this weekend, the director shines a timely spotlight on Warner Bros.’ big-budget original-concept gamble, “Pacific Rim,” opening July…
In the 10 years since Hungary introduced its production incentives, it has emerged as the leading country in Central and Eastern Europe in the race to pursue Hollywood blockbusters and upscale TV…
Adam Leon, the fast-talking first-time director of no-budget crowdpleaser "Gimme the Loot," wants to take audiences on a ride, he says. "People think that means 'The Fast and the Furious,' which I…
The refrain that Paramount took the year off has been heard in Hollywood throughout 2012, fueled by its lack of a midsummer tentpole, last-minute schedule changes and a slip to seventh place in…
Seventy-four years after Dorothy Arzner became the first female to join the two-year-old Directors Guild of America, women comprise just 13.5%--or around 1,200--of its members who direct. And while…
This July, thesp-turned-helmer Paco Leon's mockumentary "Carmina o revienta" yielded Spanish cinema's first multiplatform hit, suggesting a new distribution model for local pics.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History