Film and television producer Effie Brown believes that women and people of color have been complicit, at some level, in taking a backseat in Hollywood.
The first time Werner Herzog came to Sundance a little over a decade ago with "Grizzly Man," he asked that the Festival prepare the Olympic-sized ski jump ramps for him.
When two movies are released at about the same time on the same subject, the topic is often something silly and big and spectacle-filled, like "Armageddon" and "Deep Impact" or "White House Down" and "Olympus Has Fallen."
As a young artist, Michael Jackson knew he wanted to be legendary.
No one shows the landscape of human grief and trauma quite like Kenneth Lonergan.
Whit Stillman, one of our best chroniclers of the modern leisure class, has gone back to the 18th century in "Love & Friendship," an effervescent comedy about a deviously ambitious social climber.
Spike Lee applauds the Academy for making changes to increase diversity in its ranks, but he is still skipping the Oscars.
Star-studded financial crisis comedy "The Big Short" gained some much-need Oscar equity Saturday night, receiving the Producers Guild of America's highest film award at a Los Angeles ceremony that also reflected on Hollywood's diversity crisis.
A documentary about James Foley, the U.S. journalist slain by the Islamic State group, premiered to a standing ovation on Saturday at the Sundance Film Festival, leaving few dry eyes in the audience.
Film academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs says that despite the organization's internal efforts toward inclusion, a second year of all-white acting Oscar nominees made her think, "We need to step this up."