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  • Beijing gets a taste of L.A.'s art world in 'The Los Angeles Project'

    Beijing gets a taste of L.A.'s art world in 'The Los Angeles Project'
    Southern Californians walking into the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing might wonder whether they’ve stepped through a time-space portal and been beamed back to Burbank or Hollywood. Painted palm trees soar up the walls of a giant...
  • Oscar Race: Pakistan Picks 'Daughter' for Foreign-Langauge Entry

    Pakistan's Academy Selection Committee has chosen writer-producer-director Afia Nathaniel's "Daughter" (Dukhtar) as the country's entry for the foreign-language Oscar race. "Daughter" is a thriller that follows a woman who was married off when she was...
  • ‘Maze Runner’ director talks Dylan O’Brien, James Dashner, real grime

     
    In the new film “The Maze Runner,” a teen named Thomas is suddenly deposited into the Glade, a pastoral enclave […]...
  • For First Time Ever, Panama Joins Oscar Race, with 'Invasion'

    MADRID - Panama has joined the foreign language Oscar race for the first time ever with, moreover, an acclaimed film which, as the U.S. considers sending ground troops to Iraq, takes a questioning stance on the efficacy - plus humanity - of American armed...
  • Oscars: 'Rocks In My Pockets' Selected As Latvian Entry

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Rocks In My Pockets," by New York-based Latvian animator Signe Baumane, will represent Latvia in the race for the foreign language Oscars. "Rocks In My Pockets" tells the story of five women from Baumane's family, and their...
  • Oscars 2015: Lead actress field thin? Think again

    Oscars 2015: Lead actress field thin? Think again
    Tracking actors' awards-season prospects is too often an exercise in negotiating the allure of the new, with some pundits flailing their arms each time an unseen movie debuts, shouting from the social media rooftops that hallelujah, they have seen the...
  • Ann Hui's 'Golden Era' To Represent Hong Kong in Oscar Race

    HONG KONG -- Ann Hui's "Golden Era," which was the closing film at this month's Venice film festival, has been selected to represent Hong Kong in the foreign-language Oscar race. The Tang Wei-starring film is a biopic of early 20th century writer Xiao...
  • China's Huayi Brothers to Launch U.S. Subsidiary (EXCLUSIVE)

    HONG KONG - China's Huayi Brothers Media, which recently ditched plans to invest in Jeff Robinov's Studio 8 company, has instead announced plans to set up its own U.S. outfit. Huayi, which is China's leading private sector film conglomerate, said that it...
  • After Toronto, small film world primes for peak viewing season

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The red carpets have rolled up and the festival awards are adjudicated, and now comes the deluge of small and independent films for fall viewing and Oscar baiting. Unlike last year when "12 Years a Slave," and "Gravity,"...
  • George Clooney to receive Golden Globes' Cecil B. DeMille Award

    George Clooney to receive Golden Globes' Cecil B. DeMille Award
    The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. would really have had to stretch to give George Clooney a Golden Globe nomination this year, what with his latest movie, "The Monuments Men," not being all that great. So, apparently fearing a Clooney-free ceremony, the...
  • Oscars 2015: A sudden surge for Julianne Moore and 'Still Alice'

    Oscars 2015: A sudden surge for Julianne Moore and 'Still Alice'
    Pundits like to compare the Toronto International Film Festival‎ and the awards season it kicks off to a modern presidential primary. We know the big names coming in--they have, after all, in a sense declared their candidacies months before-- so the...