Orson Welles’ iconic “Citizen Kane” has been set for its first-ever showing at Hearst Castle on March 13 as part of the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival. The movie will be screened at the…
LONDON — Brazilian production "Sangue azul" (Blue Blood), directed by Lirio Ferreira, will open the main program of the Panorama section of the Berlin Film Festival on Feb. 5. The film, which won top…
The art of virtual reality is in creating the perception of immersion in a 3D environment that isn't really there. It's a challenge not unlike the one facing the nascent business of VR content…
Norah Jones might have resuscitated Blue Note Records with her adult contemporary balladry, but pianist-composer Jason Moran might be the jazz label's poster boy for the future.
Recognizing a talent pool that ranges from Oscar contenders to future box office mavens, Variety celebrates its international mix of happening helmers at the Palm Springs Intl. Film Fest on Jan. 5.
Not many people can say they've witnessed a bank robbery, but Swedish director Ruben Ostlund has.
A veteran screenwriter and native Angeleno, Gilroy may be a first-time helmer, but between movie-star wife Rene Russo, Pulitzer-winning dad Frank D. Gilroy ("The Subject Was Roses"), writer-director…
When Screen Gems releases "The Wedding Ringer" on Jan. 16, the Kevin Hart comedy marks not only screenwriter Garelick's directorial debut, but also the end of a very long and winding road for the…
After getting in on the ground floor with two of the past decade's most successful horror franchises, "Saw" and "Insidious," Aussie spine-tingler Whannell finally found the nerve to direct.
Within a month and a half, Marielle Heller is giving birth twice: to her writing-directing debut "The Diary of a Teenage Girl" and to son Wylie Red Heller Taccone.
As a former publicist and marketing executive, Ava DuVernay has seen her share of bad behavior on movie sets.