Film Review: ‘Check It’

April 25, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Dana Flor and Toby Oppenheimer’s engrossing, well-crafted docu could parlay its attention-grabbing subject beyond the fest circuit into niche theatrical and broadcast exposure.

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Korea Box Office: ‘Time Renegades’ Stays on Top

April 25, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Thriller “Time Renegades” remained on top of the Korean box office for the second week ahead of “Zootopia.”

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Argentina’s ‘Paulina’ Wins Prizes at Beijing Film Festival

April 24, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Argentinian thriller “Paulina” (“La Patota”) won the Tiantan Award at the Beijing International Film Festival

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Bruce Springsteen Covers ‘Purple Rain’ to Kick Off Brooklyn Show (VIDEO)

April 24, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Bruce Springsteen kicked off his Brooklyn concert Saturday night with a cover of Prince’s “Purple Rain.” Flooded in purple lights, The Boss belted out the lyrics along with the Barclay’s Center crowd. Prince, 57, was found dead on Thursday at his Paisley Park home in Minnesota. Watch the video below:

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‘Green Room’ Scared Patrick Stewart Into Setting His House Alarm

April 23, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

"Green Room" star Patrick Stewart and director Jeremy Saulnier discuss the tense new thriller.

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Yoshimoto Kogyo to Open Okinawa Film School (EXCLUSIVE)

April 22, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Japanese talent agency, Yoshimoto Kogyo to launch entertainment school training film, music and performing arts personnel.

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Wanda Cinema Confirms Plan to Absorb Legendary

April 22, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

China's Dalian Wanda confirms plans to absorb Legendary Entertainment into its listed theaters subsidiary Wanda Cinema Line.

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China’s Baidu Video Attracts $155 Million Funding

April 21, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

China’s online search giant Baidu has seen over $155 million (RMB1 billion) of fresh capital raised by new unit Baidu Video.

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Tribeca Film Review: ‘Elvis & Nixon’

April 19, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

The King of Rock and Roll requests an audience with the President of the United States in “Elvis & Nixon,” and the resulting interaction could hardly be weirder.

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Naomi Watts to Star in Netflix Drama Series ‘Gypsy’

April 18, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Naomi Watts has signed on to star in Netflix’s psychological drama series “Gypsy,” from Working Title, Universal Television and writer Lisa Rubin. More to come

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