Listen: Conversations With This Year’s Spirit and Oscar Nominees

Listen: Conversations With This Year’s Spirit and Oscar Nominees Playback is a Variety / iHeartRadio podcast bringing you conversations with the talents behind many of today’s hottest films. New episodes air every Thursday. The film awards season finally comes to ...

‘Blindspotting’ DVD Review

Stars: Daveed Diggs, Rafael Casal, Janina Gavankar, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Ethan Embry, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Kevin Carroll, Nyambi Nyambi, Jon Chaffin, Wayne Knight, Margo Hall, ...

‘Poppins’ Composer Marc Shaiman to Receive Icon Honor at Music Supervisor Awards (Exclusive)

‘Poppins’ Composer Marc Shaiman to Receive Icon Honor at Music Supervisor Awards (Exclusive) Composer and lyricist Marc Shaiman will be honored with the Icon Award at the 9th annual Guild of Music Supervisors Awards, taking place Feb. 13 at the Theatre at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles. The ...

Oscar Voters: Consider These Contenders Before Filling Out Your Ballot

Members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences currently sit with ballots at the ready, a stack of screener stragglers waiting to be watched and plenty of choices to make regarding the ...

Messages in Award Season Movies Are Being Heard Loud and Clear

Messages in Award Season Movies Are Being Heard Loud and Clear Filmmakers have been making message movies since the birth of the art form, as Hollywood has long embraced the notion of observing progressive social change through mass entertainment. From some of ...

Our 100 Most-Anticipated Films of 2019

After highlighting 50 films that we can guarantee are worth seeing this year, it’s time we venture into the unknown. Rather than regurgitating a list of dated-years-in-advance studio releases, we’ve ...

The Best Scores and Soundtracks of 2018

As Martin Scorsese once said, “Music and cinema fit together naturally. Because there’s a kind of intrinsic musicality to the way moving images work when they’re put together. It’s been said that ...

Peter Debruge’s 10 Best Films of 2018

Every so often, Hollywood changes the world, but most of the time, the world changes Hollywood, which adjusts to reflect the innovation happening around it. A year after the #MeToo and Time’s Up ...

The Best Directorial Debuts of 2018

While we aim to discuss a wide breadth of films each year, few things give us more pleasure than the arrival of bold, new voices. It’s why we venture to festivals and pore over a variety of different ...

22 Movies the Critics Got Wrong in 2018 — IndieWire Critics Survey

Every week, IndieWire asks a select handful of film critics two questions and publishes the results on Monday. This week’s question: What 2018 movie was everyone else wrong about? Sarah Marrs ...

‘Blindspotting’ Producer Jess Wu Calder Discusses Long Journey to Big Screen

‘Blindspotting’ Producer Jess Wu Calder Discusses Long Journey to Big Screen Producer Jess Wu Calder has managed to cover the waterfront of genres over the past decade with a wide-ranging slate of projects through her Snoot Entertainment shingle, which she runs with her ...

Eighth Grade Named Best Picture by the Detroit Film Critics Society

The Detroit Film Critics Society is pleased to announce the Best of winners in twelve categories. The Detroit Film Critics Society was founded in the Spring of 2007 and consists of a group of 21 film ...

The Most Under-Appreciated Films of 2018 — IndieWire Critics Survey

Every week, IndieWire asks a select handful of film critics a question pertaining to the contemporary movie landscape. This week’s question: What’s a criminally under-appreciated 2018 movie that ...

The 2018 Detroit Film Critics Society Awards Nominations

The Detroit Film Critics Society is pleased to announce the Best of 2018 nominees in twelve categories. The Detroit Film Critics Society was founded in Spring 2007 and consists of a group of ...

Blindspotting: The Code Switches Back

Lynn Lee on Blindspotting, new on Blu-Ray and DVD today It must be something in the air. Or water. Or just our general 21st century American zeitgeist as we come to grips with how far we are from ...

Blindspotting Arrives on Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand November 20th

The Wildly Entertaining Film Blindspotting Comes to Digital November 6 and Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD on November 20 from Lionsgate Witness the film that had everyone buzzing at the 2018 SXSW and ...

Lionsgate Names Industry Veteran Matt Leonetti Head of Physical Production

Lionsgate announced on Thursday that it has appointed Matt Leonetti as the film studio’s new head of physical production. Lionsgate Motion Picture Group president Nathan Kahane made the announcement, ...

‘Blindspotting’ Review

Stars: Daveed Diggs, Rafael Casal, Janina Gavankar, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Ethan Embry, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Kevin Carroll, Nyambi Nyambi, Jon Chaffin, Wayne Knight, Margo Hall, ...

Utkarsh Ambudkar, ‘Rufio’ Actor, Lin-Manuel Miranda Flip Stereotypes on Debut LP

Utkarsh Ambudkar, ‘Rufio’ Actor, Lin-Manuel Miranda Flip Stereotypes on Debut LP Utkarsh Ambudkar remembers his exact reaction to seeing Dante Basco play Rufio in Hook. “Badass,” said the young actor-rapper, known for his roles in The Mindy Project and Pitch Perfect. Soon, he’ll ...

‘Blindspotting’ Star Rafael Casal Sets Directorial Debut With ‘First Sight’

‘Blindspotting’ Star Rafael Casal Sets Directorial Debut With ‘First Sight’ “Blindspotting” co-star and co-creator Rafael Casal has set up his feature film directorial debut at Lionsgate with a sci-fi romantic comedy titled “First Sight.” The film, which is about those who ...

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