Variety's Oscar Style Special
The 2002 Method Fest Independent Film Festival announced its competition lineup, featuring a diverse selection of films showcasing strong performances. Fest runs April 12-19 at the Laemmle Playhouse…
F. Gary Gray has signed a seven-figure deal to direct the remake of "The Italian Job" for producer Donald De Line and Paramount Pictures.
Adam Dawtrey: London Eye
Fearing a one-two punch of actors and writers strikes, Hollywood was in a production frenzy this time last year: As a form of strike insurance, the studios were filming just about anything anyone…
There was mud-slinging in the U.S. presidential campaign, the SAG election and even Olympic judging, so why should Oscar be exempt?
Selling U.S. audiences on foreign-language films isn't easy. Nor is finding theaters that'll run unrated, sexually explicit fare.
When the Shanghai Film & TV Group was given the rights to distribute "Jurassic Park III" in January, China-watchers in Hollywood saw this as a fascinating test of the group's capacity to coordinate a…
"The Taliban?" says Jerry Seinfeld in front of a packed auditorium at the Palace Theater in Cleveland. "Sounds like an anti-smoking group. When I first heard about them, I thought, 'How the hell did…
A host of upstarts were supposed to follow in his wake. The splash made by Fruit Chan's attention-getting 1997 directorial debut "Made in Hong Kong" created high hopes that Hong Kong's independent…
The third annual Intl. Indian Film Academy Awards are being staged next month for the first time in Malaysia after the past two editions were held at the Millennium Dome in London and in Sun City…