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  • Paris-based CG Cinema and Kinology Step Into Turkish Drama 'Mustang'

    PARIS- Charles Gillibert's CG Cinema, the outfit behind Olivier Assayas' Cannes-competing "Clouds of Sils Maria," is set to produce of Deniz Gamze Ergüven's debut, "Mustang." Co-written by Alice Winocour ("Augustine") and Gamze Ergüven, the...
  • Paris-Based CG Cinema and Kinology Step Into Turkish Drama 'Mustang'

    PARIS -- Charles Gilibert's CG Cinema, the outfit behind Olivier Assayas' Cannes-competing "Clouds of Sils Maria," is set to produce of Deniz Gamze Ergüven's debut, "Mustang." Co-written by Alice Winocour ("Augustine") and Gamze Ergüven, the...
  • Oscars: Poland Anoints 'Ida' as Candidate for Foreign-Language Academy Award

    LONDON -- Pawel Pawlikowski's "Ida" has been selected as Poland's entry for the foreign-language film category of the Oscars. The black-and-white film, which follows a novice nun as she attempts to discover how her parents died during World War II, has...
  • Pistorius felt vulnerable, anxious before shooting, defense says

    Pistorius felt vulnerable, anxious before shooting, defense says
    The lawyer for Oscar Pistorius told a Pretoria high court judge Friday that the South African Olympian should be acquitted of killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, because he acted reasonably when he fired four shots through a locked bathroom door...
  • Locarno Honor Marks the Latest of Agnes Varda's Lifetime Achievements

    2014 is shaping up to be the Year of Agnes Varda. This week, the free-spirited French director will receive the Pardo d'onore Swisscom at the Locarno Film Festival, which is just the latest in a series of honors, distinctions, appearances, exhibitions,...
  • Meet Jason Travis, the movie buff in our midst

    Meet Jason Travis, the movie buff in our midst
    In the early days of the tourist boom that now has the city awash in bus-boat-foot tours, clogging the summer sidewalks, streets and river, I remember a "guide" on one of the boat tours who had, shall we say, a unique take on our town. He would point to...
  • Sarah Hyland Teases Special Musical Performance at Sunday's Teen Choice Awards

    Before Sunday's Teen Choice Awards, Sarah Hyland is looking to other award show hosts for inspiration. Hyland is excited to reunite with her "Scary Movie 5" co-star Tyler Posey to co-host the show. "I absolutely loved Ricky Gervais when he hosted the...
  • Kanae Minato's 'Confessions' hits its mark with a vengeance

    Kanae Minato's 'Confessions' hits its mark with a vengeance
    Before she became a bestselling novelist, Kanae Minato was a Japanese home economics teacher and housewife. Somewhere between the laundry and cooking, she wrote her debut, "Confessions," the most delightfully evil book you will read this year....
  • Campaign for Sweetened California Incentives Receives Hollywood Push

    With a key legislative vote looming in Sacramento, backers of improving California's production tax credit have honored 32 Emmy-nominated shows for shooting in Los Angeles rather than going to incentive-rich locations. In a Thursday gathering at the 1600...
  • 'Best Little Whorehouse in Texas' Heads Back to Broadway

    The 1978 musical "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" will get its first Broadway revival next year in a new staging directed and choreographed by Rob Ashford (pictured above). Few details have been set for the upcoming production, other than a timeline...
  • Q&A: Emmy Producer Don Mischer on the Big Night

    The man in the control room on Emmy night is legendary award-winning producer Don Mischer, who's been at the helm 10 times (along with numerous Academy Awards ceremonies, Super Bowl halftime shows and more). He gives Variety a sneak peek at the plans...