Every year, Variety asks prominent directors to talk about the fellow directors whose work moved them.
Quentin Tarantino wanted something special for "The Hateful Eight," but a few forgotten lenses added a whole new dimension to the film.
He hasn't starred for the director, whose voice he helped establish, since "Four Rooms" in 1995.
The actress talks about being one of "The Haters," perceived misogyny toward her character and the very different "Anomalisa."
Anthony Mackie broke into the acting business with 2002's "8 Mile," has appeared in acclaimed films like "The Hurt Locker" and "Million Dollar Baby," and is most proud of his recent glimpse into…
Those who recall Jake Gyllenhaal's breakthrough performance as "Donnie Darko" in 2001 might have a tough time reconciling that little-boy-lost character with his pumped-up prizefighter in this year's…
Jason Mitchell was working at a restaurant in New Orleans when he had the opportunity to audition for the role of Eazy-E in "Straight Outta Compton." Now his blistering, star-making turn is earning…
Dennis Quaid appears in the Dan "Rathergate" film "Truth" and stars in Crackle's art-world drama "The Art of More," bowing Nov. 19. Before his breakout in 1979's "Breaking Away" the young Texas…
Tessa Thompson turned heads as the lead in the indie satire "Dear White People." After a small role in Ava DuVernay's "Selma," the actress broadens her horizons in Ryan Coogler's "Creed,” in which…
"Birdman" and "Boyhood." "Citizenfour" and Julianne Moore. They all won Oscars this year. But they were also winners of 2014 IFP Gotham Awards, the first major awards show of the season and one that…
Great tales cross genres and continents to reach audiences and score honors for these 10 screenwriters to watch.