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  • Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones sell in New York

    Move-up buyers Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas have sold their rural estate in Bedford, N.Y., for $7.5 million.  A long driveway leads to the Colonial-style painted-brick two-story, which sits on 5.7 acres and is surrounded on three sides by...
  • Editor William Goldenberg on Cutting 'Imitation Game,' 'Unbroken'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - As the holiday movie season approaches, film editor William Goldenberg finds himself with two highly awaited, intense, based-on-a-true-story sagas hitting theaters: Angelina Jolie's "Unbroken" (edited alongside Tim Squyres) and...
  • James Cagney's 'Yankee Doodle Dandy' Oscar fails to sell

    LOS ANGELES, Nov 21 (Reuters) - James Cagney's best actorOscar statuette for the 1942 musical film "Yankee Doodle Dandy"went unsold at auction in Los Angeles, in a rare offering offilm's top award. Auction house Nate D. Sanders said on Friday they...
  • Palm Springs Film Fest to Honor 'Gone Girl's' Rosamund Pike

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The Palm Springs Film Festival will honor "Gone Girl" star Rosamund Pike with its Breakthrough Performance Award at its awards gala on Jan. 3, 2015. Pike receives the award for her critically-acclaimed performance as Amy Dunne...
  • Malloy Overlooked 'Permanent Fiscal Crisis'

    Malloy Overlooked 'Permanent Fiscal Crisis'
    That didn't take long. Only two weeks after winning a second term, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his chief budgetmeister acknowledged that Connecticut's finances are not what months of 30-second campaign ads claimed they are. This suggests some hard going...
  • SAG Awards Honor Stunt Ensembles Who Put Action in Filmmaking

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The hours before the live broadcast of the Screen Actors Guild Awards on TNT are always filled with prognosticating and fashion, but there are also two coveted honors that are announced as guests make their way down the red...
  • Epix and L.A. Times team up on 'Hollywood Sessions' interview series

    Epix and L.A. Times team up on 'Hollywood Sessions' interview series
    Premium movie channel Epix and the Los Angeles Times have teamed up to co-produce a new series featuring interviews with award-contending film actors and directors. The five-part series, called "Hollywood Sessions," debuts on Epix at 8 p.m. Dec. 8....
  • Ten Live-Action Shorts Are Semi-Finalists in Oscar Race

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Ten live-action shorts are under consideration for an Oscar nomination, winnowed down from 141 eligible entries, according to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The short-films/feature-animation branch members...
  • Mike Nichols, 'Graduate' Director, Dead At 83

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Mike Nichols, the award-winning director of Broadway and movies, died Wednesday in Manhattan at the age of 83. Nichols was the husband of ABC News anchor Diane Sawyer. A spokesman for ABC said the cause was cardiac arrest....
  • 'Unbroken' could stir Oscar acting pot

    Conventional wisdom would tell you the Oscar acting races are, for the most part, all but settled. And we haven't even carved the Thanksgiving turkey! But then, last November's conventional wisdom had Tom Hanks, Robert Redford and Emma Thompson as lock-...
  • Sharen Davis' 'Get On Up' costumes had to be as flashy as James Brown

    When director Tate Taylor called on costume designer Sharen Davis to suit up his cast for the energetic "Get On Up," a biopic of soul singer James Brown that covers multiple decades, she was already a pro at dressing showy singers for film, having been...