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Academy Awards

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  • Academy Celebrates the Costumes That Make the Movies

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Deborah Nadoolman Landis is known for her encyclopedic knowledge on the subject of costume design. But the curator of the Academy's upcoming Hollywood Costume Exhibition didn't just trust her own opinion when she began...
  • How Marriott Wants to be the Red Bull of the Hotel Industry

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - If it worked for an energy drink maker like Red Bull, why not a hotel chain operator? Marriott International today announced the formation of an internal content studio through which it will develop, produce and distribute a...
  • Egypt Picks 'Factory Girl' As Its Foreign Oscar Candidate

    Egypt has selected Mohamed Khan's femme empowerment drama "Factory Girl," about a sweatshop seamstress accused of losing her virginity, as its candidate for the foreign-language film Academy Award race. Produced by young producer Mohamed Samir's DayDream...
  • Singapore Selects 'Sayang Disayang' as Oscar Contender

    Malay-language film "Sayang Disayang" has been selected by Singapore as its contender for foreign-language Academy Awards contention. The film, about a migrant domestic helper, a nurse and the old man they look after, is the debut feature of Sanif Olek,...
  • 12 Foreign-Language Oscar Entries You Should Know

    Can't tell the players without a scorecard? So far, about 60 countries have submitted entries for Oscar's foreign-language race, with the Oct. 1 deadline looming. Most of the titles are unseen outside their country of origin or the festival circuit. So...
  • 'Still Alice' Lands Oscar-Qualifying Run for Julianne Moore

    Even if "Maps to the Stars" won't open in theaters this year, Julianne Moore is back in the Oscars race. Sony Pictures Classics announced on Friday that it would be releasing the drama "Still Alice," where Moore plays a woman diagnosed with early...
  • French Oscar Entry 'Saint Laurent' to Play at St. Petersburg Intl. Media Forum

    LONDON -- Bertrand Bonello's biographical drama "Saint Laurent," which France submitted as its entry in the Oscars' foreign-language film category, will have its Russian premiere at the St. Petersburg Intl. Media Forum. The drama, which premiered at the...
  • Denzel Washington, by the numbers

    Denzel Washington has still got it. His new action thriller, “The Equalizer,” topped the box office this weekend with an estimated $35 million in the U.S. and Canada. Here’s a quick look at Washington, by the numbers: 59: Age of the...
  • Russia Offers Oscar Surprise, Names 'Leviathan' as its Entry

    According to news service TASS, Russia has picked "Leviathan" as its foreign-language entry for the Oscars, an artistically smart but politically surprising choice. Director Pavel Chukhrai, who sits on the Russian Oscar committee, told TASS that the...
  • Oscar Race: Bangladesh Selects 'Firefly' for Foreign-Language Contention

    LONDON -- Bangladesh's Oscar selection committee has chosen director Khalid Mohammed Mithu's "Glow of the Firefly" ('Jonakir Alo') as the country's contender in the Academy Awards foreign language category. September 24 was the local cut off date for...
  • Radar Pictures Gears Up 'All Quiet on the Western Front' with Roger Donaldson (EXCLUSIVE)

    Roger Donaldson ("The November Man") has come on to direct an adaptation of the iconic World War I novel "All Quiet on the Western Front." Donaldson will direct from a script by Ian Stokell and Lesley Paterson, who are producing with Radar Pictures'...