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San Sebastian Competition Title ‘Il Boemo’, aborted by director Petr Václav

'Il Boemo', the story of a forgotten Czech composer who rose to fame in the second half of the 18th century, made its world premiere in the main competition of the San Sebastián Festival...

Dulquer Salmaan Talks About ‘Chup’, Where a Serial Killer Hunts Film Critics

Filmmaker R. Balki and actor Dulquer Salmaan team up for the first time on 'Chup', a thriller in which a serial killer brutally murders Bollywood film critics and carves star ratings on their foreheads. The...

Fire breaks out at Hollywood Bowl as ‘Sound of Music’ sing-along ends

A major fire broke out at the Hollywood Bowl on September 17 as concertgoers left the venue after a "Sound of Music" sing-along. User videos on the Citizen social media app showed firefighters rushing to...

Enrique Urbizu-mentored ECAM Incubator’s ‘Ripli’, Completes Script

In a flat, Ángeles keeps solemn company with her despair. Neurodivergent and seeking refuge, she eventually escapes into a Western-themed video game and embarks on an emotional adventure between reality and the virtual...

San Sebastian Feature ‘Daughter Of Rage’ Reveals Trailer

After a world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival and ahead in the new directors competition in San Sebastian, BFF, who heads international sales, has Variety exclusive access to the trailer for Nicaraguan director...

Madrid’s ECAM Incubator Project ‘Macrame’: The Limits of Class, Sex

One of five projects on the 5e ECAM Madrid Film School's Incubator, a six-month mentorship initiative for producers, "Macramé", explores the politics of sex in the story of a bourgeois 70-year-old woman with a...

From Slot Machine and Loco Movies, New Directors Buzz Title ‘Woman at Sea’

"Woman at Sea" ("Grand Marin"), a beautifully filmed adaptation of the best-selling book of the same name, stars in the prestigious New Directors' section in San Sebastián and marks the directorial debut of Russian...

Academy appoints Glenn Weiss, Ricky Kirshner as producers for 95th Oscars

Glenn Weiss and Ricky Kirshner will serve as executive producers of the 95th Oscars, which will take place in March 2023. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences CEO Bill Kramer announced the...

Box Office: ‘The Woman King’ Reigns With $18 Million Expected Opening

"The Woman King" has found his throne at the box office. The Sony release sees an expected opening of $18 million from 3,765 locations, in line with most analysts' estimates going into this weekend. ...

Penélope Cruz amazes, receives the Spanish National Cinematography Award

After surprising a home crowd on Friday's opening night of the San Sebastián Film Festival, with a dazzling 48-year-old appearance, Spain's most famous actress, Penélope Cruz, spoke to a packed auditorium at the city's...