In today’s hyper-caffeinated age, precious little lives up to its hype. But the “Breaking Bad” finale — perhaps appropriately — got the chemistry just right. From the first frame to the last on a…
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Cool digs, Hump Day and top-shelf drinks and hors d’ouevres brought out showbiz players in droves to celebrate Variety‘s 10 Brits to Watch, co-hosted by British Airways, where seven of the 10…
A year ago, Brent Morin was reliving the horrors of high school as part of his New Faces set at the Just for Laughs festival. Things are definitely looking up for the comic.
As summer trips go, "Siberia" isn't a bad idea, but the series already appears to be a victim of seriously bad timing — sentenced to the scheduling equivalent of you-know-where, what with CBS' "Under…
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…
Rebecca Thomas attributes her distinct filmmaking vision to a unique upbringing: "I grew up as a Mormon in Las Vegas, surrounded by all things holy and righteous, but with Sin City just at my…
"Beasts of the Southern Wild," "Bernie," "Moonrise Kingdom," "Silver Linings Playbook" and "Keep the Lights On" were nominated for top feature for the 28th Film Independent Spirit Awards.
While men traditionally watch less TV than their femme counterparts, the ratings for life-on-the-edge shows are proof that male viewers can still be a driving force in cable rankings.
Dick Wolf has teamed with feature scribe Howard Franklin to develop a drama for NBC revolving around a man trying to leave a cult.
While studying cinematography at Rome's Cinecitta Studios, Mark Jackson decided to shirk his classes and abandon the Eternal City.
After his 2006 CalArts graduate thesis film "Analog Days" played festivals, Ott "wasted two years meeting with producer types who are never really going to make a movie," he recalls.