From 1997's "G.I. Jane" to the new "Alien" prequel "Prometheus," production designer Arthur Max has begun each of his eight films with director Ridley Scott the same way.
Six studios, thousands of exhibitors from 62 countries and dozens of films packed up from a marathon CinemaCon that was long on presentations and short on confrontation -- in particular, the prickly…
"Real Steel" producer-director Shawn Levy and Roland Emmerich, whose "Anonymous" premieres Friday, have been set as keynote speakers at Variety's Film Technology Summit on Nov. 7 at Hollywood and…
In the world of 3D exhibition, the companies that make the glasses and add-ons systems used by theaters to screen films in 3D are knocking heads over screens in this country and worldwide.
Success has many fathers. And blockbusters have many imitators. But not all surprise hits are created equal. Some have more impact on pop culture than others. Much like such iconic movies as "Jaws,"…
When Variety No. 1 appeared, proclaiming it would cover vaudeville, burlesque, parks, minstrels, circus and fairs, the symbol for entertainment was the spotlight, drawing an audience's eyes to an act…