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Academy Awards

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  • 'Gett,' 'The Special Need' Top 2014 Hamptons Film Festival's Golden Starfish Awards

    "Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem" picked up two trophies at the Hamptons Intl. Film Festival, taking the honor for best feature as well as an acting kudo for Ronit Elkabetz, also the movie's co-director. The Hamptons' top juried award for doc went to...
  • Paul Greenberg: Awards galore

    If you don't think Rodney Forte is doing a bang-up job as head of our local public-housing agency here in little ol' Little Rock, just ask him. Sure, he may have made the headlines of late, and not good ones, for having added still another couple of top-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Film Review: 'Three Windows and a Hanging'

    Set in a traditional Kosovar village in 2000, a year after the war with Serbia, Isa Qosja's "Three Windows and a Hanging" is a critical look at a patriarchal culture threatened by the knowledge that the enemy violated their women. When a local femme...