| Jun 10, 2014
| 12:54 PM
The McConaissance continues: Matthew McConaughey will receive the 28th American Cinematheque award, the organization announced Tuesday.
The Oscar-winning actor will be honored Oct. 21 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, during the...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 9:43 AM
The Cannes Film Festival can certainly welcome, and boost, movies that aim to be Academy Awards players — the festival has premiered at least one best picture nominee in four of the last five years, including "Nebraska" in 2013.
But as it made...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 5:08 AM
A number of high-profile 2014 awards hopefuls -- and an eclectic group of Hollywood stars -- will make their way to the Cannes Film Festival this year, joining the annual parade of global auteurs.
Bennett Miller’s fact-based wrestling tale “...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Youth-friendly, English-language directors and film personalities from Asia will anchor the main competition jury at the Cannes Film Festival when it gets underway next month.
Filmmakers Sofia Coppola, and Nicolas Winding Refn will serve on the jury, as...
| May 15, 2014
| 4:30 AM
A strange mood hovered over the Cannes Film Festival's opening-night ceremony Wednesday night, as the Grace Kelly biopic "Grace of Monaco" — or one of its versions, anyway — premiered to a muted response at an otherwise hoopla-filled event....
| 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...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Filmmaker Werner Herzog — German-born, having made films in the Amazon, the Sahara, Wisconsin, Antarctica, all points between and most recently a resident of Los Angeles — belongs to the world, and should be cherished accordingly. An...
| May 27, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Robert De Niro has joined Robert Pattinson in indie heist action-thriller "Idol's Eye," set to begin shooting in the fall in Chicago and Toronto.
Benaroya Pictures has come on board to produce and finance, with Olivier Assayas directing.
| May 28, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Warner Bros. Pictures has released the first trailer for star-studded comedy "This is Where I Leave You," which boasts an ensemble cast featuring Tina Fey, Jason Bateman, Jane Fonda, "Girls" star Adam Driver and "House of Cards" alum Corey Stoll.
| May 31, 2014
| 7:12 AM
Nicole Kidman is taking a page out of Grace Kelly's rulebook: Choose love over everything else.
The actress, who plays the Hollywood starlet-turned-princess in "Grace of Monaco," revealed that family and husband Keith Urban are her top priority when...
| May 14, 2014
| 6:30 AM
After weeks of contract renegotiations, the Weinstein Co. is about to sign a new deal to retain the U.S. distribution rights of "Grace of Monaco," Variety has learned.
Under the pact, reached with the film's producers on Wednesday, the same day "Grace"...