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Academy Awards

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  • Emmys 2014: A night of highs and lows for women

    We may be living in "a wonderful time for women on television," as Julianna Margulies observed Monday in her Emmys acceptance speech, an era when there are so many great dramatic roles for women on the small screen that people like Tatiana Maslany and...
  • Lena Dunham's Emmys dress: Where cake and sweatpants meet

    Lena Dunham's Emmys dress: Where cake and sweatpants meet
    Oh. My. God. Lena Dunham. Look. At. Her. Dress. She likes big fluff and she cannot lie? Dunham's long, ruffled, pink ombre skirt and plain pink top on the Emmys red carpet Monday evening were about as subtle as Nicki Minaj's "Baby Got Back"-sampling,...
  • Nepal Picks 'Jhola' for Foreign Language Oscar Race

    HONG KONG - Nepal has proposed "Jhola" directed by Yadav Kumar Battarai as its contender for the foreign-language Academy Awards category. The film is rooted in the no longer adhered to Hindu tradition in which a woman would have to kill herself...
  • Emmy broadcast relies mainly on comedy

    Despite an opening with jokes at the expense of the Emmys, the 2014 Emmy telecast proved to be a mostly well-paced, comedy-fueled celebration of television. Host Seth Meyers got off to a somewhat rocky start. Acknowledging the move to Monday night and an...
  • Emmys 2014 winners list

    Emmys 2014 winners list
    The 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards were handed out Monday during an NBC broadcast. Here is a list of the winners and nominees. Winners are marked with an asterisk (*). Outstanding Drama Series * "Breaking Bad" (AMC) "Downton Abbey" (PBS) "Game of...
  • 'Breaking Bad' goes out on top; Emmys best moments

    'Breaking Bad' goes out on top; Emmys best moments
    The Emmys gave "Breaking Bad" another wrap party Monday, honoring the drama with a slew of awards for its final season that ended last year. Besides the AMC show picking up best drama, Bryan Cranston took his fourth lead actor Emmy for playing Walter...
  • TV Review: Seth Meyers' Emmy Awards Opening Hits Right Note

    No dance number, no taped montage, no problem. Seth Meyers went for a minimalist approach in opening the 66th annual Emmy Awards, which is to say, a straight monologue, filled with jokes designed for people in the room and those who love TV. In that...
  • Emmy Fashion: Red, White and Safe All Over

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - It's no longer even an open secret that celebs don't pick their own clothes for red carpet events, or any events really. They hire stylists, stylists have relationships with fashion houses, and fashion houses make strategic...
  • Jimmy Kimmel takes the subway to Emmy Awards in downtown L.A.

    Jimmy Kimmel takes the subway to Emmy Awards in downtown L.A.
    Jimmy Kimmel apparently wanted to beat traffic Monday afternoon: The late-night host and wife Molly McNearney took public transportation to the Emmy Awards and chronicled their journey. And why not? For the first time in 40 years, TV's stars were...
  • Viggo Mortensen's Cannes Winner 'Jauja' Gets U.S. Distribution

    Cinema Guild has bought all U.S. distribution rights to writer-director Lisandro Alonso's "Jauja," which is produced by and stars Viggo Mortensen. "Jauja" premiered in Un Certain Regard at the Cannes Film Festival, where it won the FIPRESCI Award. It's...
  • Inside the Emmy Parties: MPTF's Evening Before, Showtime, NBC, ICM Partners Cap Emmy Eve

    The Emmy Awards are on NBC at 5 p.m. Monday, but the celebrations start early. Variety will be on hand inside the best parties around Hollywood as the stars mingle, nibble and toast to TV's finest. Here's our party report for Sunday, Aug. 24: 11:55 a.m....