Posting has been spotty as I have been on assignments in DC, but this one is of note. Hank Williams Jr. made a comparison of President Obama to Adolf Hitler, and like other entertainment figures who…
A state court judge has told attorneys to stop foot-dragging in carrying out settlement terms of lawsuits over how Hollywood guilds handle foreign levies for creatives.
Busan bids to become regional cinema heavyweight, revamps key elements.
Asian Filmmaker of the Year Tsui Hark preps for career challenges ahead
As Hong Kong and mainland China's biz figures pass for the first time through the portals at the Bexco Exhibition & Convention Center, you could be forgiven if you spot a certain swagger in their…
Interview with the new festival director Lee Yong-kwan
Variety's Sam Thielman reports on the latest arrests and wave of demonstrations. A rumor that Radiohead would appear this weekend turned out not to be true.
The killing of Anwar al-Awlaki last week marked another successful mission on the part of the United States as it seeks to cripple al-Qaeda through covert action and drone strikes. Carl Colby, the…
Tensions have been rising between the Occupy Wall Street protesters and the NYPD; on Saturday, hundreds of demonstrators were detained trying to cross the Brooklyn Bridge.
Leaders of the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists have given a strike authorization to negotiators in the union's sound recording contract.
Hollywood has built an entire genre out of the idea of government conspiracy, the shadowy intelligence figures who are not what they seem, out of control and well out of reach.