There are few things more frustrating than a mystery without a satisfying conclusion, unless it's a mystery that didn't need to be a mystery in the first place. "Sidney Hall" strings its audience…
Logan Lerman, Elle Fanning, Michelle Monaghan, Kyle Chandler and Nathan Lane are set to star in Shawn Christensen’s indie drama “Sidney Hall.” Christensen is on board to direct from a script he…
ROME — The Venice Film Festival’s independently run Venice Days, modeled on Cannes Directors' Fortnight, has unveiled its lineup of 14 pics unspooling in the official selection which sees known names…
Shawn Christensen's debut feature is visually well mounted, but too overwrought to really convince or resonate.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ava DuVernay and Paul Feig are among the 276 new members invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.
The new short from director Shawn Christensen, helmer of this year's Oscar winning short "Curfew," and perfs from thesps including Elle Fanning, Dominic West, Elijah Wood and Lauren Ambrose are in…
Best known for penning the script to HBO's "You Don't Know Jack," Mazer's next film, "Empire State," stars Liam Hemsworth and Dwayne Johnson and will bow later this year.
DIRECTOR Ang Lee, “Life of Pi” While he neglected to single out his Oscar-winning visual effects team in his acceptance speech, Lee shared sentiments for the crew and the craft backstage. “I think it…
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 indeed…
Wide-eyed children and dying old men once again make up the majority of the Academy's live-action short offerings, making for a solid if disappointingly familiar crop of nominees.
Two of the five Academy Award nominees for live action short film, "Asad" and "Buzkashi Boys," are set in countries that are in the midst of years-long conflict.