Iran has submitted “The Past,” by “A Separation” director Asghar Farhadi, as its candidate for the foreign-language film Academy Award race. The choice, which comes amid the rapprochement under way…
The Innocence Of Muslims
KARACHI-- The Pakistan government blocked access to YouTube again Saturday, hours after it had lifted a ban on the site for carrying blasphemous material.
Iran has launched its own version of YouTube in an apparent reaction to the mayhem sparked by "The Innocence of Muslims" and the use of social media by the country's opposition.
A federal court has rejected a thesp's effort to compel YouTube to take down "Innocence of Muslims," the film that sparked protests in the Middle East.
If it's hard to be completely satisfied with the Oscars' foreign-language category, it's harder still, say the new leaders of the foreign-lingo committee, to come up with a better alternative.
A Los Angeles Superior Court Judge on Thursday denied an actress's effort to compel YouTube to remove the incendiary anti-Muslim video in which she appears.
Variety's senior film critics, Peter Debruge and Justin Chang, discuss the pleasures, challenges and awards season implications of this year's Toronto Film Festival.
As the White House and congressional leaders condemned the assaults on U.S. missions in Egypt and Libya and sent Marines to Tripoli, the mystery deepened over who is responsible for the anti-Muhammad…
Inviting criticism from all corners, Caveh Zahedi tests the limits on freedom of expression in the Middle East with incendiary and arguably irresponsible results in "The Sheik and I," a cheeky…
John Muto on Dante Ferretti, production designer for "Hugo"
The recitative tedium of ancient drama that's often off-putting to modern auds is bone-pared in "The Trojan Women," Ellen McLaughlin's 11th adaptation so far of a classical Greek work.