Documentary director Alex Gibney is among the 10 new additions elected to the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.
As chairman of the Governors Ball, Jeffrey Kurland offered simplicity and elegance to create, as he said, "intimacy for 1,500 people" in the Grand Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland.
This time, the "Argo" story in Variety is truly about a big picture. Connecting three decades of history while erasing a quarter-century of Oscar protocol, Ben Affleck's "Argo" survived -- and…
Production designer Rick Carter on set decorator Jim Erickson
While shooting digital may be the prevailing trend for everything from micro-budget indies to blockbuster tentpole releases like "Skyfall," it was never an option for "Lincoln," as far as director…
Spielberg went to the Old Dominion for rebates and history.
Daniel Day-Lewis delivers an unimpeachable performance in Steven Spielberg's shrewd, stately and somewhat stuffy drama focused on a narrow yet defining chapter of Abraham Lincoln's life: abolishing…
A look at the work of Laurence Bennett, Rick Carter, Dante Ferretti, more...
This beautifully composed picture brings a robust physicality to tried-and-true source material, but falls short of the sustained narrative involvement and emotional drive its resolutely…
A look at the art designers and producers that create the feel of a film and show.