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  • How to hire Bill Murray: Ted Melfi's 12-step plan for 'St. Vincent'

    How to hire Bill Murray: Ted Melfi's 12-step plan for 'St. Vincent'
    You're Ted Melfi, a first-time filmmaker, and you've written a movie about a cantankerous old guy who comes to realize the meaning of his life through the help of a lonely 12-year-old neighbor kid. It's called "St. Vincent," and you think Bill Murray would be a great fit in the lead role. One problem: Murray doesn't have an agent or manager. The only way you have of reaching him is a 1-800 number that one of your producers, Fred Roos, gives you.
  • Telluride Film Festival to screen 'Birdman,' 'Rosewater,' 'Wild'

    Telluride Film Festival to screen 'Birdman,' 'Rosewater,' 'Wild'
    When Hollywood wants to shout about a movie, it travels to Cannes or Toronto. When it wants to launch a few well placed whispers, it journeys to an isolated box canyon in southwestern Colorado. For the last 41 years, that’s been the home of the...

    Telluride Film Festival Unveils Eclectic Lineup Including 'Imitation Game,' 'Rosewater,' 'Wild'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Mixing high-profile star power with offbeat titles, the 41st Telluride Film Festival is offering an impressive glimpse at an array of awards contenders over Labor Day weekend. The four-day fest, which starts Friday with a...

    Fun facts about the Oscar nominations

    Fun facts about the Oscar nominations
    — Jeff Bridges, who won the lead actor Oscar last year for "Crazy Heart," is up in the same category for his performance as Rooster Cogburn in "True Grit." Only two actors have won Academy Awards in the lead actor category two years in a row —...