| Oct 23, 2014
| 6:22 PM
"Revenge of the Green Dragons" — executive produced by Martin Scorsese and co-directed by Andrew Lau, whose "Infernal Affairs" was remade as "The Departed" by Scorsese — recounts the real-life turf war among Chinese American gangs in Queens,...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 12:30 PM
With the seven major studios devoting increasing focus on tentpoles, the indie sector is seeing a welcome emergence of new distributors.
The biggest splash this year has come from 6-month-old Saban Films, which bought three films -- John Travolta's...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Noted film directors have been pushing to television and other platforms for years, but the trend seems to be widening and even mutating lately.
Morgan Spurlock and Judd Apatow are just two of the latest examples of established filmmakers looking...
| May 18, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Seventy years ago next month, the Americans made a historic landing in France.
They're at it again.
At this year's Cannes Film Festival, the prestigious and peculiarly French cinema gathering now underway, many of the hottest titles don't come from an...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Robert Pattinson was in the Chicago area over the weekend, fueling speculation that the "Twilight" star might film part of the movie "Idol's Eye" here. Pattinson hung out Friday at 115 Bourbon Street in Merrionette Park (click here for photos) and had...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 12:08 PM
Not long ago, Kristen Stewart was the face of one of Hollywood's biggest franchises. But even as she skyrocketed to fame as the star of the blockbuster "Twilight" films, the actress never seemed entirely comfortable as a headline-grabbing international...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 4:35 PM
Kristen Stewart is finally making fond remarks about her experience on "The Twilight Saga" films.
The actress, who skyrocketed to fame as the vampire franchise's lead character Bella Swan, reflected on the five-year experience with E! News, which...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Liosngate is reviving its powerful "Twilight" franchise by selecting five female directors to make short films based on the series' characters.
The short films, financed by Lionsgate and its production partners, will be shown exclusively on Facebook next...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 10:06 AM
It's no secret that Hollywood has a diversity problem when it comes to gender.
According to a study released this month by the Geena Davis Institute on Gender and Media and USC's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, just 7% of major film...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 10:30 AM
LONDON -- Variety has been given the trade exclusive on the first image from "Miss You Already," which stars Drew Barrymore and Toni Collette. Catherine Hardwicke's relationship drama started lensing in the U.K. earlier this month.
Collette and Barrymore...
| May 1, 2014
| 4:30 PM
What would "It's a Wonderful Life" look like if Clarence the angel were replaced by the human personification of George Bailey's sentient penis? It's a question very few people have ever asked, but that doesn't stop Huck Botko's tiresome comedy "Bad...