While production just began on “Star Wars: Episode VII,” Disney and Lucasfilm are already focusing on Episode VIII. Sources tell Variety that “Looper” director Rian Johnson is in talks to write and…
“Breaking Bad” broke the Twitter dam with its third-to-last episode that ratcheted up the intensity level even by the show’s own high standards. “Ozymandias,” written by Moira Walley-Beckett and…
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ava DuVernay and Paul Feig are among the 276 new members invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.
Mintz's mantra when advising others on how to break into the Chinese market is "access and relevance," as in access to the right people to approve a film, and relevance of the project — and the…
The Austin Film Festival has selected Jonathan Demme as its recipient of its "Extraordinary Contribution to Filmmaking" Award.
Ben Affleck has won the Directors Guild of America award for "Argo" from his directing peers, a week after winning top producing honors from the PGA and the SAG ensemble awards.
Opting for a mix of mainstream and speacialty titles, members of the Writers Guild of America have nominated John Gatins for "Flight," Rian Johnson for "Looper," Paul Thomas Anderson for "The…
"Zero Dark Thirty" has been named the top film of the year by the National Board of Review.
The '70s have been hailed as the age of the auteur, but a case can be made for the present based on a plethora of contenders
If Hollywood execs could travel through time, many wouldn't mind landing in the shoes of producer/financier James D. Stern and his Endgame Entertainment execs two years ago, just as they met with…
A time-travel twister that pits a ruthless hit man (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) against his future self (Bruce Willis), "Looper" marks a huge leap forward for Rian Johnson ("Brick").