Like faint smoke signals on the horizon, there were hints as early as 1992 that the indies were ready to storm Oscar's barricades. In that year, half of the 20 acting nominees were from non-studio…
Roughly 25 years ago a generation of filmmakers arrived in Hollywood armed with a new aesthetic.
Paramount Pictures has bought the Sophie Kinsella novel "Can You Keep a Secret?" and will develop it as a starring vehicle for Kate Hudson.
Religious cultists call it "Last Days." Oscar campaigners simply call it December.
Daily Variety polled a number of influential critics regarding their top 10 picks of the year. Some have been previously published, and some were provided at our prompting.
A likably shaggy comedy very much in the laconic Jim Jarmusch mode (complete with minimalist B&W lensing), "Westend" reps a promising feature debut for creative duo Markus Mischkowski and Kai Maria…
Kevin Spacey's Trigger Street Prods. is partnering for the first time with Greg and Gavin O'Connor's Solaris to option "Memoir From Antproof Case," a novel by Mark Helprin.
The scribes behind "About Schmidt," "Adaptation," "The Hours," "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" and "The Pianist" have been nominated for USC's Scripter Award, an honor bestowed on both the…
The Sundance Institute and Japanese public broadcaster NHK have bestowed their Sundance/NHK Intl. Filmmakers awards. The winning filmmakers will accept their kudos at the 2003 Sundance Film Festival…
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Linda McDonough has joined Odd Lot Entertainment as VP development.