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  • Steve McQueen to Helm BBC Drama about the Black Experience in Britain

    LONDON -- Steve McQueen, the helmer of awards front-runner "12 Years a Slave," is to make a drama series for the BBC exploring the black experience in Britain. McQueen will bring together a group of actors for a series of workshops to develop the series,...
  • Hollywood A-list celebrates Golden Globes, W magazine special issue

    Hollywood A-list celebrates Golden Globes, W magazine special issue
    The event: W editor in chief Stefano Tonchi, editor at large Lynn Hirschberg and hotelier André Balazs hosted a massively star-studded shindig Thursday at the Chateau Marmont in Hollywood, in celebration of the Golden Globes Awards, which are set for...
  • Film Review: 'Hamlet'

    Shakespeare is stripped to essentials in Bruce Ramsay's spare and streamlined "Hamlet," a modestly inventive but curiously bloodless version of the Bard's timeless tragedy. Ramsay, a Canadian-born actor making his feature directing debut, gives a lead...
  • 'Lone Survivor' ambushes 'Frozen' to top weekend box office

    Universal Pictures' Afghanistan war drama "Lone Survivor" stormed movie theaters over the weekend, while "The Legend of Hercules" debuted to less-than-legendary results. "Lone Survivor," based on Marcus Luttrell's bestselling first-hand account of an...
  • Golden Globes 2014: '12 Years,' 'Hustle,' Blanchett among top winners

    Golden Globes 2014: '12 Years,' 'Hustle,' Blanchett among top winners
    "12 Years a Slave" went into the 71st Golden Globe Awards on Sunday night with seven nominations but was passed over again and again. That is, until the last award of the evening, and arguably the best of them all. The harrowing portrayal of slavery in...
  • Rebel Wilson Joins Amanda Seyfried in Universal's 'He's F-ing Perfect'

    Rebel Wilson is set to join Amanda Seyfried in the Universal comedy "He's F-ing Perfect." Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Kevin Messick are producing through their Gary Sanchez Productions banner along with Joe Drake and Nathan Kahane from Good Universe....
  • Variety Critics Pick Their Oscar Nominees

    Film critics, we're often told, don't vote for the Oscars -- but if they did, here's what at least three of their nomination ballots might look like. We listed our top five choices for best director, actor/actress, supporting actor/actress, original/...
  • 'Dallas Buyers' director Jean-Marc Vallee emerges from the shadows

    It’s been a banner year for several high-profile directors. David O. Russell is reaching the apotheosis of his mid-career resurgence with “American Hustle.” After a series of well-regarded but little-seen art films, Steve McQueen is...
  • 'Game of Thrones' and 'Breaking Bad' Steal the Show at AFI Lunch

    An SRO crowd formed a spontaneous love-in for the great film and TV offerings of 2013 at Friday's AFI Awards luncheon, but the biggest reactions were reserved for clips of "Game of Thrones" (the Red Wedding) and "Breaking Bad" (the series finale). The...
  • Box office: 'Lone Survivor' stands tall

    The Afghanistan war movie "Lone Survivor" soared past its competition Friday, taking in an estimated $14 million in its first day of wide release. Starring Mark Wahlberg as Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell, who wrote a bestselling firsthand account of a...
  • 'Gravity's' Alfonso Cuaron Compares His Directing Career to Potty Training

    When the third annual AACTA International Awards began on Jan. 10, the open bar had to close for about a half hour, or the total time of the short awards ceremony. "Stay strong! No weeping," the ceremony opener advised. Meanwhile, the evening's host,...