Studio executives are very talented at running for cover. Hence when a movie tanks it's often impossible to determine who gave it the greenlight.
Jahmil XT Qubeka may be a young South African filmmaker, but he's accomplished plenty in his time so far in the industry. His work has been highlighted at film festivals around the world, and his…
When the Brooklyn Academy of Music recently organized a series of iconic movies set in this outer borough, it was no surprise that writer-director Noah Baumbach's "The Squid and the Whale" featured…
Storied music producer and engineer Phil Ramone, who for half a century pushed the technological and creative boundaries of recorded music, died Saturday in New York. He was 79. Ramone had been…
Ask double Oscar nominee Andy Nelson about his sound mixing work on "Les Miserables" or "Lincoln" and he'll tell you about the subtle or even silent moments in both movies that he loves.
"My wife and my agent pushed me off the cliff," Dustin Hoffman (Hollywood Breakthrough Director Award) says of directing his first pic, after 45 years in front of the camera. And he adds, "I hadn't…
Pitt pairing could help give the 'Softly" and 'Slave' co-star a chance to shine
Casting director Marion Dougherty, who helped define the contemporary role of those in her profession, died Dec. 4 in Manhattan of natural causes. She was 88 and had been ailing from heart disease.
Steven Spielberg recently revealed a choice detail from a screening some three decades ago of "E.T." at the White House.
Variety chose 10 of Barry's best-known scores and asked the composer to reflect on them.