This year's line-up is packed with intimate, personal storytelling.
Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? Moviepilot — which studies social data…
Revenues from its chain of theaters helped Chinese film studio Bona Film Group weather a weak quarter for its distribution activities.
“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” has officially received a PG-13 rating, for content described as “sci-fi action violence.” This will mark the second “Star Wars” film to receive a PG-13 rating…
Polish director Jerzy Sladkowski won the VPRO IDFA Award for best feature-length documentary (€12,500) for his film "Don Juan." Described by the festival programmers as raising questions "about the…
‘Steve Jobs’: Danny Boyle, Aaron Sorkin on Apple CEO’s Criticism, Why Fassbender Is Unlike Other Actors
“Steve Jobs” director Danny Boyle and screenwriter Aaron Sorkin recently sat down with Variety to discuss their unconventional approach to bringing the Apple co-founder’s life to the big screen…
Show business isn’t always gravy–just look at 2015, which had its fair share of ups and downs in film and TV. In honor of Thanksgiving, Variety’s staff have picked the biggest turkeys, critical and…
“The Last Exorcism” helmer Daniel Stamm has been hired to direct the horror-thriller “Elimination” for Fox Searchlight. Shawn Levy is producing for 21 Laps Entertainment. Stamm will oversee a draft…
For a $10 charitable donation, “Star Wars” fans have the chance to attend the premiere of “The Force Awakens” in Los Angeles or London. In a video released Wednesday, director J.J. Abrams announced…
The contenders for lead actress in a comedy or musical play strong roles for laughs.