Notable for its attempt to widen the range of Czech thesp Pavel Liska's career, "The Visitor" is an enigmatic, over-aestheticized tale experienced through the eyes and ears of a mute lad living on a…
Despite an initial forecast of smart laughs and witty tete-a-tetes, the French dramedy "Let It Rain" winds up being a partly cloudy affair that lacks the cohesiveness of Agnes Jaoui's two previous…
Norman Whitfield, who co-wrote a string of classics including "War" and "I Heard It Through the Grapevine," died Tuesday in Los Angeles. He was 67.
Variety editor-in-chief Peter Bart, Malcolm McDowell and songwriters Alan and Marilyn Bergman will receive lifetime achievement awards at the Savannah Film Festival, which runs Oct. 25-Nov. 1.
Despite this week's Dow drops and economic frets, the rich can get richer this week thanks to the revved-up world of swag.
Anne Hathaway, who stars in the film as a conflicted former drug addict, said she was shocked when Jonathan Demme approached her for the role. "I was like, 'Really? Me? Jonathan Demme? Did you see…
The New York Film Festival will present "Views From the Avant-Garde" Oct. 3-5.
A look at the state of Brazilian film production reveals a tale of two industries. It is an industry that currently has about 300 features in different stages of production, has doubled its annual…
World Wrestling Entertainment has inked its second major broadcast deal in Mexico within weeks, pacting with TV Azteca to air "Smackdown" on Azteca 7 in the country.
The 2012 Summer Olympics may well serve as the first time in years that Brazilian auds will not hear the familiar voice of famed sportscaster Galvao Bueno calling the games. At least not if he stays…
Native talent, fest faves fuel Brazil's film slate