How ‘Wonder’s’ Makeup Effects Artist Transformed Jacob Tremblay

Based on the New York Times best-seller, Lionsgate’s “Wonder” chronicles the story of Auggie Pullman, a boy born with facial differences who enters a mainstream elementary school for the first time. ...

‘Blindspotting’ Film Review: Ambitious Oakland Tale Suffers from Too Many Ideas

‘Blindspotting’ Film Review: Ambitious Oakland Tale Suffers from Too Many Ideas Having too few ideas has been the downfall of many a film, but sometimes too many can be just as much of a problem. “Blindspotting,” which premiered on opening night of the 2018 Sundance Film ...

Lionsgate Stock Jumps on Takeover Speculation

Lionsgate stock jumped nearly 7% to an all-time high closing price on Thursday on speculation that it could be a takeover target. Shares of the studio rose $2.22 to $34.50 following a report that ...

Interview: Arjen Tuiten on Creating the Prosthetics for Wonder

Interview: Arjen Tuiten on Creating the Prosthetics for Wonder Arjen Tuiten has received a BAFTA nomination for Best Hair/Makeup for his work on the film Wonder. In the film, Jacob Tremblay is transformed into Auggie, a boy suffering from Treacher Collins ...

China box office: 'Jumanji' wins the weekend while 'Star Wars' flops

China box office: 'Jumanji' wins the weekend while 'Star Wars' flops The Ex-File: The Return Of The Exes stays top of the chart. Now nearing $300m, The Ex-File: The Return Of The Exes continued to top the Chinese box office in the second week of 2018 (Jan 8-14), while ...

‘Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams’ Review: Amazon’s Star-Studded Anthology Series Needs to Dream Bigger

‘Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams’ Review: Amazon’s Star-Studded Anthology Series Needs to Dream Bigger Anthology series and the science-fiction genre should go hand-in-hand, but “Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams” doesn’t make the most of its sky-high potential. Despite featuring a fitting number of ...

The Shape of Water bests Three Billboards at 2018 Critics’ Choice Awards, while Big Little Lies leads TV winners

Guillermo del Toro’s fantasy romance The Shape of Water emerged as the big winner from the 23rd Critics’ Choice Awards, scooping four awards including Best Picture and Best Director. Meanwhile, HBO’s ...

‘Shape of Water,’ ‘Big Little Lies,’ ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Top Critics’ Choice Awards

‘Shape of Water,’ ‘Big Little Lies,’ ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Top Critics’ Choice Awards “Get Out,” “The Shape of Water,” “Big Little Lies” and “The Handmaid’s Tale” were just some of the films and television series honored by the Broadcast Film Critics Assn. and Broadcast Television ...

The Florida Project's Brooklynn Prince Tears Up During Critics Choice Awards Win

The Florida Project's Brooklynn Prince Tears Up During Critics Choice Awards Win Brooklynn Prince, one of the star’s of The Florida Project, stole hearts during her acceptance speech Thursday at the Critics’ Choice Awards in Santa Monica, California. Prince, 7, won the best young ...

8 Breakout Performers From the Fall of 2017

Earlier last year, Variety weighed in with breakout performances from summer movies. With 2017 wrapped up, it felt like time to revisit some more actors who were previously unknown before stellar ...

Dear Academy: Don’t Overlook These Great Performances

Dear Academy: Don’t Overlook These Great Performances Members of the motion picture Academy now have ballots in hand. Presumably many of them are reading these very words. So it feels like something of a duty to whisper a few suggestions, particularly as ...

Jeff Bayer’s Official Ballot for The 23rd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards

I am a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association (Bfca), which means I vote for the 23nd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards. The winners will be revealed live from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica ...

Eric Fellner Talks ‘Darkest Hour’ Awards Buzz, What’s Next for Working Title

Eric Fellner Talks ‘Darkest Hour’ Awards Buzz, What’s Next for Working Title Winston Churchill movie “Darkest Hour” was one of the standout performers at the BAFTA Awards nominations Tuesday, garnering nine nominations, including for best film. Its lead actor, Gary Oldman, is ...

BAFTA Award Nominations Boost Homegrown Fare, from ‘Darkest Hour’ to ‘Dunkirk’

As ever, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts nominations for the Ee British Academy Film Awards favor homegrown fare. Thus many slots that might have included such Hollywood films as “The ...

BAFTA Award Nominations Boost Homegrown Fare, from ‘Darkest Hour’ to ‘Dunkirk’

As ever, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts nominations for the Ee British Academy Film Awards favor homegrown fare. Thus many slots that might have included such Hollywood films as “The ...

Film News Roundup: ‘Wonder’ Soars Past $200 Million at Worldwide Box Office

Film News Roundup: ‘Wonder’ Soars Past $200 Million at Worldwide Box Office In today’s film news roundup, “Wonder” hits a milestone, New Line finds a director for a sci-fi project, and Josh Helman’s directorial debut gets a release. Box Office Lionsgate’s family drama ...

‘Darkest Hour,’ ‘Wonder,’ ‘Saturday Night Live’ Lead Make-Up and Hair Stylists Guild Nominations

‘Darkest Hour,’ ‘Wonder,’ ‘Saturday Night Live’ Lead Make-Up and Hair Stylists Guild Nominations “Darkest Hour” and “Wonder” led all other movie productions with three nominations apiece from the Make-Up and Hair Stylists Guild Friday. The two films are considered to be in the thick of the makeup ...

‘This Is Me’ From ‘The Greatest Showman’ Is an Anthem for Outcasts

‘This Is Me’ From ‘The Greatest Showman’ Is an Anthem for Outcasts Oscar and Tony winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (“La La Land,” “Dear Evan Hansen”) wrote nine songs for “The Greatest Showman,” starring Hugh Jackman as 19th-century circus entrepreneur P.T. Barnum, ...

Music for ‘Lady Bird,’ ‘Wonder,’ ‘Meyerowitz Stories’ Drives Home the Family Dynamic

Music for ‘Lady Bird,’ ‘Wonder,’ ‘Meyerowitz Stories’ Drives Home the Family Dynamic From teenage yearning to a parent’s sadness and the wonder-filled gaze of a child with a facial deformity, the heart thrives in 2017’s family offerings and their scores. “Lady Bird” Music by Jon ...

Writers Guild Awards: ‘Get Out,’ ‘Call Me by Your Name,’ ‘Lady Bird’ Nab Nominations

Writers Guild Awards: ‘Get Out,’ ‘Call Me by Your Name,’ ‘Lady Bird’ Nab Nominations Jordan Peele’s script for “Get Out” has landed a Writers Guild of America nomination for top original screenplay, along with Greta Gerwig’s “Lady Bird,” Guillermo del Toro and Vanessa Taylor’s “The ...

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