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Academy Awards

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  • NYFF 2014: Edward Snowden documentary 'Citizenfour' jolts film world

    Many documentaries seek to kick-start environmental movements, reverse death row sentences or even change legislative policy. But few come with the kind of ideological ambition of the Edward Snowden study "Citizenfour," a movie of grand scope that...
  • Jason Reitman Sets 'American Beauty' Live Read With 'Men, Women & Children' Cast

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Jason Reitman's live read series is about to launch with the cast of his recent drama and a '90s Oscar winner. Reitman, who hosts a live read series every year in which actors perform classic scripts, has set his "Men, Women &...
  • Watch: Emma Stone, Edward Norton, Michael Keaton in 'Birdman' NSFW Clips

    If you thought the trailer for Alejandro González Iñárritu's "Birdman" was bewildering, two new NSFW clips might shed some light on the upcoming dark comedy, namely that Michael Keaton-Edward Norton half-naked fight scene. Keaton and Norton are...
  • Oscars: Are We Taking Things Too Seriously?

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - This week brings something unusual to the 2014 awards race: A trippy, lively contender. The New York Film Festival closes Saturday with Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's "Birdman," which opens in theaters next week. It's not...
  • Jennifer Garner, Zoe Saldana, Tina Fey explain work ethic in Elle

    Jennifer Garner, Zoe Saldana, Tina Fey explain work ethic in Elle
    Jennifer Garner, Zoe Saldana and Tina Fey have landed the three covers of Elle magazine's November Women in Hollywood issue. The actresses were also joined by "Hunger Games" star Elizabeth Banks, TV star Brie Larson, screen legends Jessica Lange and...
  • Oscars: Record 83 Films Submitted for Foreign-Language Prize

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - A record 83 countries have submitted films for consideration in the foreign-language film category for the 87th Academy Awards. That easily tops record 76 that were under consideration last year. The entries include four...
  • Oscar foreign language submissions set a record -- again

    Oscar foreign language submissions set a record -- again
    A record 83 countries submitted movies for consideration in the foreign language film category for the 87th Academy Awards, the film academy announced Thursday, marking the third consecutive year the field has set a new high. Last year, 76 countries...
  • Jodie Foster lands a buyer in Hollywood Hills

    Jodie Foster lands a buyer in Hollywood Hills
    Jodie Foster has sold her home in Hollywood Hills for $4.995 million. The Spanish-style house, built in 1935, is in the Bird Streets area, long popular with celebrities. A courtyard leads to a skylighted entry.  The step-down living room has a cathedral...
  • David Macmillan to Receive Cinema Audio Society Career Achievement Award

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The Cinema Audio Society will honor production mixer David Macmillan with its highest accolade, the CAS Career Achievement Award. Macmillan has more than 80 feature films to his credit. He has sound Oscars for "Apollo 11,"...
  • 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,...
  • Egypt Picks 'Factory Girl' As Its Foreign Oscar Candidate

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - 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...