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  • Oscars Race: Australia Selects 'Charlie's Country' for Foreign-Language Contention

    Australia has selected director Rolf de Heer's Aborigine-themed "Charlie's Country" as its contender for foreign-language Academy Award contention. "Charlie's Country" was developed, written, produced and directed by de Heer, and co-developed by lead...
  • Bill Clinton is lauded at all-star jazz gala. But he left his sax at home.

    Bill Clinton is lauded at all-star jazz gala. But he left his sax at home.
    To get it out of the way right at the top: No, he didn't play saxophone. But that hardly stopped Bill Clinton from strutting across the stage of the Dolby Theatre like a true-blue jazz cat. And how could you blame him? By the time he appeared Sunday...
  • Videogame Industry Rallies Around First 'Game Awards' (EXCLUSIVE)

    The videogame industry is ready to put on its own awards show. The three major console makers, Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo, and the largest publishers that produce games for the systems, have paired up to back "The Game Awards," with the first event set...
  • Belafonte Electrifies Governors Awards, Issues Challenge to Hollywood

    Harry Belafonte gave one of the all-time great acceptance speeches at Saturday night's Governors Awards, citing Hollywood's often-shameful power to influence attitudes, and challenging the heavy-hitters in the room to instead create works that allow...
  • As seen on TV: Coral Springs woman's jewelry on hit shows

    As seen on TV: Coral Springs woman's jewelry on hit shows
    "The Young and the Restless." "The Vampire Diaries." "Hart of Dixie." Kathryn Doll never imagined her jewelry designs — created from her Coral Springs home studio — would appear on some of TV's most popular daytime and primetime shows. But...
  • 'Interstellar' Tops Friday Box Office, 'Big Hero 6′ Skyrocketing to Weekend Win of $56 Million

    "Big Hero 6" and "Interstellar" are hitting out-of-this-world figures in their opening weekends. Paramount's "Interstellar" hauled $17 million Stateside at the Friday box office, edging out Disney's "Big Hero 6," which earned $15.8 million. However, the...
  • 10 things you might not know about victory speeches

    10 things you might not know about victory speeches
    When Republican Bruce Rauner claimed victory Tuesday in a bitter race for governor, his speech set off a whole new wave of controversy. He told supporters he had called Democratic legislative leaders Michael Madigan and John Cullerton, "and I said to...
  • Film Review: 'Cowboys'

    Someday an enterprising film-festival programmer will stage a retrospective of "The Full Monty" remakes retooled for nations with bleak economies and downtrodden citizens who worship at the altar of American popular culture. When that day dawns, Croatia's...
  • Oscars: Will Christopher Nolan Finally Land a Director Nomination?

    This year's best director race is all about the Oscar virgins. Most of the contenders in the running -- starting with frontrunner Richard Linklater ("Boyhood") -- have never been nominated in the category before. But one caveat to remember: predictors...
  • PopPolitics: Aaron Sorkin on 'The Newsroom,' CNN and the Boston Bombings (Listen)

    "The Newsroom" returns to HBO for its third and final season on Sunday, and creator Aaron Sorkin is once again deploying plot twists using events of the recent past, this time the Boston Marathon bombings. But in an interview with Variety's "PopPolitics,...
  • 'Gravity' Continues to Score at HPA Awards

    Attendees at the 9th Annual HPA Awards on Nov. 6 found themselves in a bit of a time warp as films like "Gravity" (pictured) and "Captain Phillips" continued to gather honors long after last year's awards season. That's because HPA's eligibility period...