A new documentary at the Toronto International Film Festival explores conspiracy theories in Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining." Backstage spoke with filmmaker Rodney Ascher about his film and the enduring legacy of Kubrick's masterpiece.
The stars of Summit Entertainment’s “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” spoke to us at an after party co-sponsored by Backstage following the world premiere of the film on Sept. 8 at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Critics say that Daniel Day-Lewis has a good chance to win his third lead actor award this year with his portrayal of our 16th president in Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln.”
Earwolf Podcast Network plans expansion into TV production, while Funny or Die is taking its comedy from computer screens to movie theaters.
In “Rust and Bone,” Cotillard plays Stephanie, an orca trainer who loses her legs in a tragic accident.
Tim Grierson also reviews “The Loneliest Planet” and “Pusher.”
Entertainment unions, including SAG-AFTRA, praise Gov. Jerry Brown's signing of two bills to extend California's production-incentive program.
Kevin Costner, Woody Harrelson, Ed Harrison, Clive Owen, and Bill Paxton are this year's SAG Award nominees for Male Actor In a Television Movie or Miniseries. Learn more about them and their shows in the slideshow.
Moze Halperin wants America to remember Scott Thomas as more than just that woman from “The English Patient”—and her devastating performance here is the place to start!
Plus, Hailee Steinfeld and Kristen Wiig share “Hateship, Friendship,” Willem Dafoe reunites with Lars von Trier for “Nymphomaniac,” Christoph Waltz is Gorbachev, and more film and TV casting news.