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  • Palm Spring ShortFest Is Long on Talent

    Megabudget tentpoles may dominate the multiplexes and attract big media attention, but short films are still a crucial part of the cinematic ecosystem. That's why for 20 years filmmakers from around the world have gathered in the poolside attire-...
  • Johnny Depp's 'Transcendence' to open same day in China and U.S.

    Johnny Depp's 'Transcendence' to open same day in China and U.S.
    The upcoming Johnny Depp sci-fi movie "Transcendence" will debut in China on April 18, the same day it's released in the U.S., Chinese company DMG Entertainment said on Monday.  China is also getting an exclusive 3-D version of "Transcendence," the...
  • 20 Billion-Dollar Composer: For Hans Zimmer, 'The Real Risk Is Playing It Safe'

    Composer Hans Zimmer -- the first creative to raise Variety's Billion-Dollar milestone 20-fold since the series was introduced in 1993 -- likes to take chances. Who else would have: » Recorded a London brass section, electronically processed their...
  • 'Godzilla' Director Gareth Edwards, Legendary's Thomas Tull on Doing the 'King of the Monsters' Justice

    Hollywood can be a beast for anyone looking to establish a business. Movies and TV shows frequently fail. Financing can dry up instantly. And the outsized egos and conflicting agendas of insecure executives can drive anyone mad. So the long odds overcome...
  • Johnny Depp's 'Transcendence' poised for subdued U.S. launch

    Johnny Depp's 'Transcendence' poised for subdued U.S. launch
    Johnny Depp's new artificial-intelligence thriller probably lacks the processing power to top the U.S. box office charts this weekend.  The $100-million "Transcendence," in which Depp plays a brilliant researcher, is expected to gross $20 million to $22...
  • Sundance Presents Cross-Section of U.S. Indie Fare, Music-Themed Pix at London Festival

    LONDON -- As the lineup for the third Sundance London film and music festival is unveiled, Variety talks to John Cooper, director of the Sundance Film Festival, and Trevor Groth, Sundance's director of programming, about the selection (see below for...
  • To-Do at CinemaCon: Studio Screenings & Presentations

    Monday, March 24 5:15 p.m. Opening reception Palace Ballroom 6:30 p.m. Paramount presentation The Colosseum 8 p.m. "A Taste of Las Vegas" opening party Octavius Ballroom Tuesday, March 25 9:30 a.m. The State of the Industry: Includes keynotes from...
  • Director Greg MacGillivray thinks big

    Director Greg MacGillivray thinks big
    Greg MacGillivray doesn't mince words when it comes to the Newport Beach Film Festival. "It's A+," he said. The producer-director co-founded MacGillivray Freeman Films with Jim Freeman in the mid-1960s. Although the duo started out producing surfing...
  • CinemaCon 2014: Christopher Nolan expresses love for 35mm, disdain for 3-D

    CinemaCon 2014: Christopher Nolan expresses love for 35mm, disdain for 3-D
    LAS VEGAS -- Nearly all of Hollywood has come aboard the digital bandwagon, but at least one influential filmmaker still isn’t sold on the new format. At CinemaCon on Wednesday, Christopher Nolan said he still feels film is the “best way&...
  • Hollywood is hot for Iceland

     Hollywood is hot for Iceland
    When filmmaker Darren Aronofsky started scouting locations for his biblical flood epic, "Noah," he had two potentially competing needs. The landscapes on which he would shoot exteriors needed at first to look like an uninhabitable wasteland, and,...
  • Christopher Nolan on 'Interstellar' and Preserving the Theatrical Experience

    LAS VEGAS -- Make no mistake, director Christopher Nolan appreciates the evolution of television as much as the next guy, but for him, it's celluloid or bust. His November release, "Interstellar," which counts wormhole scientist Kip Thorne as one of...
  • Why 'Captain America: Winter Soldier' is an anomaly for Marvel

    Why 'Captain America: Winter Soldier' is an anomaly for Marvel
    "Captain America: Winter Soldier, " the latest exercise in character kitchen-sinkdom that is the Marvel Studios universe, did a few things in theaters this week‎end. It was, most prominently, a major box office hit, destroying the April record by more...