Four days ago, the 2013 Oscar race was mostly a matter of crossed fingers and speculation, but things have quickly shifted into high gear. The Venice Film Fest has served up two home runs in its…
In what promises to be a spirited campaign, longtime business agent Steve Dayan is challenging Leo Reed for secretary-treasurer of Local 399 of the Intl. Brotherhood of Teamsters.
Gossip heats up over which auteurs will make the Croisette cut as fest plays close to the vest.
With May's Cannes fest and market looming, Hyde Park International has hired former IM Global sales exec Stephen Gary as its new VP. He will report to Hyde Park International's president Eric…
Scoot McNairy, Susan Prior, Gillian Jones, Anthony Hayes and David Field have joined the cast of futuristic indie actioner "The Rover" opposite Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson.
An appalling misfire that tries and fails to evoke the anything-goes spirit of such '70s sketch-comedy concoctions as "The Groove Tube" and "Kentucky Fried Movie."
Richard Linklater's "Before Midnight," Michael Winterbottom's "The Look of Love," David Gordon Green's "Prince Avalanche," Park Chan-wook's "Stoker" and first-timer Joseph Gordon-Levitt's "Don Jon's…
Considering what on-screen women are coming up against this season -- including strokes, severed legs and a tsunami -- you might think the actresses involved would approach their roles with caution…
Sony Pictures has tapped its Oscar-winning "Social Network" scribe Aaron Sorkin to adapt "Steve Jobs," Walter Isaacson's bestselling biography of the late Apple co-founder.
At first glance, 20th Century Fox's "Chronicle" -- a found-footage movie that revolves around three not-so-super superheroes -- would seem the opposite of what studios are seeking to develop these…
When a documentary begins with its subject using his crutch to deliver a vicious blow to the director's nose, it's reasonably safe to expect less-than-smooth sailing ahead.