“The Martian” rocketed to $50.1 million in China this weekend, demonstrating that it pays to have the world’s second-largest film market play a key role in a picture’s plot. In the film, China’s…
Transformers: Age of Extinction
Male moviegoers made up the majority of the audience for four of the top five-grossing domestic releases in 2014, according to a recent survey by the Motion Picture Association of America. Only one…
When Oscar nominations are announced Jan. 15, much of the talk will center on the films in the top category. Favorites like "Boyhood" and "Birdman" are expected to break into double-digit numbers of…
These sound mixes brought texture and life to their films and could come out on top at the Oscars.
Expressive sound editing added life and depth to these films, putting them on the short list for an Oscar nom.
Stunning VFX work from the industries best put these films on the short list for the visual effects Oscar.
Early reports indicate fourth-quarter disc sales are getting off to a strong start, helping studio executives breathe a little easier as the industry gears up for the Black Friday sales frenzy. "We…
Michael Bay likes everything to look and sound cool. But as Variety’s Tim Gray learned from sound re-recording mixers Greg P. Russell and Scott Millan, cooler doesn’t always mean louder.
The latest Tom Cruise action film, "Edge of Tomorrow," topped the national home video sales charts the week ending Oct. 12, bumping the prior week's top seller, "Transformers: Age of Extinction,"…
The big sci-fi action sequel "Transformers: Age of Extinction," from Paramount Pictures, easily topped all three national home video charts for the week ending Oct. 5. The film, which earned $245.4…
Home-entertainment consumers are about to hear their soundtracks go to 11. Dolby Laboratories announced Monday that its advanced Atmos sound format is coming to Blu-ray. Paramount and Warner Bros…