An unusually high number of this year's awards season releases were directed by people best known as actors, including Joseph Gordon-Levitt, James Franco, Sarah Polley, Jason Bateman and George Clooney, writes THR's awards analyst.Read more
UPDATED: The Hugh Jackman superhero pic is doing huge business overseas, where it opened higher than any previous "X-Men" film; Woody Allen's "Blue Jasmine" scores the best limited opening in almost a year.Read more
The superhero pic returns Hugh Jackman in the title role; Woody Allen's "Blue Jasmine" opens to huge numbers in New York and L.A., while "Fruitvale Station" beats "The Way, Way Back" as both specialty films expand nationwide.
The Oscar-winning actress shares how she picks her roles and what it was like working with Woody Allen. "That's the blessing of working with someone like Woody: 97 percent of his direction is in the script," she says. "You know the script is not going to change so the architecture of it, you can trust." Read more
Behind the Screen explores the impact of technology on movies and TV shows, specifically content producers, cinematographers, editors, VFX shops and artists, sound mixers and editors, technical (including R&D) roles and the post-production community. This includes products from companies like Red, Canon, Dolby and Avid to new hires in key below-the-line positions on movies or at below the line post/VFX shops