This week, most of the major figures in film-making will gather in Hollywood for the 89th annual Oscars ceremony. You can bank on seeing a few painfully inane red carpet interviews, several fawning acceptance speeches and ...
Matt Damon may not win the Oscar for best actor on Sunday, but the character he played in "The Martian" has gotten its own recognition.
Looking for a tattooed demon to be killed by an undercover virgin in your sex club? Well, as any good horror film producer knows, the best place to look these days is on Facebook and Twitter.
Online retail giant Amazon scored its first ever Golden Globes on Sunday with two wins for dark comedy "Transparent"—a breakthrough in its bid to catch up with streaming pioneer Netflix.
Actors and actresses have learned many methods of becoming their characters, but how do they leave their character—or de-role—when the role is over?
Fed up with Twitter friends ruining the plots of her favorite TV shows, high school senior and budding software engineer Jennie Lamere took matters into her own hands.
(Phys.org) —Shakespeare's experience as a shareholder in a theatre company transformed the way he wrote characters, an English literature expert has claimed.
It's not only in the US that actors are crossing over into politics. A recent publication in South European Society and Politics suggests why comedian Beppe Grillo's Five Star Movement may win a certain number of seats in ...
Former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger handed out a Danish environmental prize to a British company in Copenhagen on Thursday, and praised the city as an inspiration for sustainable energy.
Conventional motion capture for film and game production involves multiple cameras and actors festooned with markers. A new technique developed by Disney Research, Pittsburgh, has demonstrated how three-dimensional motion ...