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  • Sequel to 'My Sassy Girl' Set as China-Korea Co-Production.

    SEOUL -- A sequel to 2001 smash hit comedy romance "My Sassy Girl" is to be made as a co-production between Korea's Shincine and China's Beijing Sky Wheel Media. It will be the first co-production since the signing of an inter-government agreement...
  • India Rolls 'Liar's Dice' Into Oscars Race

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - LONDON -- Actress turned director Geethu Mohandas' "Liar's Dice" is India's entry in the Academy Awards foreign language category, the Film Federation of India (FFI) announced on Tuesday. The film follows a young woman...
  • Oscars: Israel Taps 'Gett, the Trial of Viviane Amsalem' as Foreign-Language Entry

    Courtroom drama "Gett, the Trial of Viviane Amsalem," directed by siblings Shlomi and Ronit Elkabetz, has been selected as Israel's nomination for this year's best foreign language Oscar race. The final entry in a trilogy that includes "To Take a Wife"...
  • Jennifer Lawrence's 'Serena' to Close St. Petersburg International Media Forum

    The St. Petersburg Intl. Media Forum has announced its opening and closing films for the upcoming event. The Cannes prize-winning Canadian film "Mommy" will open the forum, while Jennifer Lawrence's "Serena," from Oscar-winning director Susanne Bier, will...
  • 'The Shawshank Redemption' at 20: How It Went From Bomb to Beloved

    When it premiered on September 23, 1994, "The Shawshank Redemption" barely registered at the box office. The prison drama opened at No. 9, below the odious sex comedy "Exit to Eden" and just above Robert Redford's "Quiz Show," already in its fifth week....
  • 'Maze Runner' director talks Dylan O'Brien, James Dashner, real grime

    In the new film “The Maze Runner,” a teen named Thomas is suddenly deposited into the Glade, a pastoral enclave surrounded by a massive maze that is home to a community of boys, none of whom has any memory of his past. During daylight hours,...
  • Film Review: 'Gone Girl'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - A lady vanishes and is soon presumed dead, but it's her marriage that winds up on the autopsy table in "Gone Girl," David Fincher's intricate and richly satisfying adaptation of Gillian Flynn's 2012 mystery novel. Surgically...
  • Korea Sets 'Sea Fog' on Foreign-Language Oscar Course

    HONG KONG -- South Korea has selected "Sea Fog" (aka 'Haemoo') as its contender for the foreign-language Academy Awards race. The film, directed by Shim Sung-bo, is a largely sea-borne tale of human desperation both on the part of economic refugees...
  • Thailand Writes 'Teacher's Diary' Into Foreign-Language Oscar Race

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - HONG KONG -- Thailand has selected comedy romance "Teacher's Diary" to represent the country in the foreign-language Academy Awards category. The film, directed by Nithiwat Tharatorn, is a story about a former wrestler who...
  • Film Review: 'Altina'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Unlike most documentaries about artists that trumpet their subjects' achievements through the testimony of assorted authorities and celebs, Peter Sanders' docu on his grandmother, Altina Schinasi, recounts her varied...
  • Golden Globe winner Morton says UK police never investigated child abuse

    LONDON (Reuters) - Golden Globe-winning actress Samantha Morton has said she was sexually abused as a child in the English city of Nottingham but authorities refused to respond to her complaints, a familiar tale as Britain grapples with a string of...