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Academy Awards

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  • 'Accused' Tapped Dutch Candidate For Oscar's Foreign-Language Noms

    Paula van der Oest's thriller drama "Accused" ("Lucia de B.") will represent the Netherlands in the race for foreign-language nominations at the Academy Awards. "Accused," which is based on a true story of Lucia de Berk and penned by Moniek Kramer and...
  • Toronto: Judy Cairo Heads Back to Fest With 'Boychoir'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - During the height of the recession, producer Judy Cairo managed to break into the feature film business with a smallish indie called "Crazy Heart" through her Informant Media banner. Since "Crazy Heart" became a major hit with...
  • Emmys 2014: Tony Awards, Neil Patrick Harris song 'Bigger' are winners

    Emmys 2014: Tony Awards, Neil Patrick Harris song 'Bigger' are winners
    Among the many statuettes handed out on Saturday at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles were trophies in recognition of other entertainment awards shows — a bit of inside Hollywood meta-congratulations. The 2013 Tony Awards broadcast on CBS...
  • Emmy Brands Trying Desperately to Recreate 'Selfie Moment'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Ellen DeGeneres' famous "selfie moment" at the Oscars was reportedly worth $1 billion to its client Samsung, according to analysts, and now, it seems, social brands are trying to cash in at this year's Emmy Awards. So far,...
  • 'If I Stay' star Chloë Grace Moretz's box-office stats and future films

    'If I Stay' star Chloë Grace Moretz's box-office stats and future films
    Chloë Grace Moretz has played such outsize characters as a foul-mouthed adolescent assassin, a telekinetic teen outcast and a deceptively fresh-faced vampire, but this weekend she returns to theaters in quite a different role: a normal girl. In "If I...
  • Piece of Mind: LCF holds a special-effects place in his heart

    Piece of Mind: LCF holds a special-effects place in his heart
    Flipping through vintage Valley Suns in late July to assemble items for the August “10-20-30” history articles, my eyes fell on a story published Aug. 20, 1964 that featured a local 17-year-old filmmaker who had directed and produced four 10-...
  • Jeff Bridges open to the muse, whether it's acting or music

    Hey, dude. You in the second row. With the bowling shirt, chewing on the ice in your White Russian. Got news for you. Jeff Bridges doesn't mind that you showed up at his concert because you worship him in the "The Big Lebowski." Honest, he doesn't mind....
  • Emmy Predictions: Who Will Win Monday Night

    When it comes to analyzing awards, the Emmys are the hardest to gauge. The Academy Awards have the luxury of looking to Guild Awards or BAFTAs, which share a voting body with the Academy, but the Emmys noms are determined by a panel of unknown--and...
  • OSCARS: 'Japanese Dog' to Represent Romania at Academy Awards

    LONDON -- Romania has selected Tudor Cristian Jurgiu's "The Japanese Dog" as its entry in the race for the foreign-language film Oscar. Jurgiu's feature debut stars Victor Rebengiuc as an old man who has lost his wife and all his possessions in a flood....
  • 'True Detective' Season 2 Plot 'Not as Dark' as First Season, Says HBO Boss

    Season 2 of HBO's critically acclaimed drama "True Detective" won't be quite as dark as the first, according to HBO programming president Michael Lombardo, who spoke Thursday at the Guardian Intl, Television Festival in Edinburgh. Again scripted by...
  • U.K.'s Channel 4 Acquires Stakes in Four Indie Production Companies

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - LONDON -- U.K. public broadcaster Channel 4 has acquired minority stakes in four independent production companies -- Arrow Media, Lightbox, Popkorn and True North. The investments have been made from its ?20 million ($33.2...