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  • Lehigh Valley's Arctic Alchemy wins at Great American Beer Festival

    Lehigh Valley's Arctic Alchemy wins at Great American Beer Festival
    It's a bit like the Academy Awards — in the world of beer. Arctic Alchemy, a beverage rich in history as well as flavor, took home a gold medal in the Old Ale or Strong Ale category of the prestigious 2014 Great American Beer Festival, which was...
  • Santiago Segura's 'Torrente 5′ Breaks Records at Spanish B.O.

    MADRID -- Distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing Spain, Santiago Segura's comedy "Torrente 5: Mission Eurovegas" ran up the biggest domestic opening for any film AT the 2014 Spanish box office, scoring Euro3.6 million ($4.5 million) its first three days....
  • Egoyan, Lantos, Gatica Set For Los Cabos 'Remember' Masterclass (EXCLUSIVE)

    Consolidating a top-flight Canadian presence at the 3rd Los Cabos Intl. Film Festival, director Atom Egoyan will deliver a masterclass on the makings of revenge drama-thriller "Remember," accompanied by producers Robert Lantos and Gerardo Gatica, and...
  • Femme Award Strategists Steer Oscar Campaigns

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Among the many women with major accomplishments this year, there is one group that is consistently impressive but unsung: awards strategists. These are the people who work hard to get awards voters to see their films. (And...
  • China Surprises With 'Nightingale' Entry Into Oscar Race

    BUSAN -- "The Nightingale" ("Le Promeneur d'Oiseau"), a French-Chinese co-production has been selected as China's contender for the foreign-language Oscar race. The surprise choice is directed by veteran French helmer Philippe Muyl. Front-runners had...
  • 'Kurmanjan Datka' Reps Kyrgyzstan in Oscar Race

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Kurmanjan Datka Queen of the Mountains" is representing Kyrgyzstan in Oscar's foreign-language race, with the full list of submissions expected to be unveiled within a week. "Datka," written and directed by Sadyk Sher-Niyaz,...
  • Bernie Miklasz: Another postseason, another classic

    LOS ANGELES Cardinals 10, Dodgers 9, and in the same picturesque stadium where Jack Buck once shouted, "I don't believe what I just saw" after Kirk Gibson went Hollywood in one of the most famous home runs in baseball postseason history. Jack wouldn't...
  • Diana Bustamante New Artistic Director of Cartagena Int'l Film Festival

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Diana Bustamante, one of Colombia's most successful producers, is taking on the artistic helm of the Cartagena Int'l Film Festival (FICCI) next year, replacing Monika Wagenberg, who has ankled to devote more time to her young...
  • China reportedly picks 'The Nightingale' for Oscars foreign-language category

    China reportedly picks 'The Nightingale' for Oscars foreign-language category
    "The Nightingale," a modest and heartwarming story about an elderly man and his spoiled granddaughter who embark together on a journey with a caged bird, has reportedly been selected by China as its official foreign-language film entry for the Academy...
  • Tang Wei: Crossover Star Enchants Two Nations

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - When director Ang Lee first cast an unknown actress as the lead in his Chinese spy drama "Lust, Caution," there were more than a few raised eyebrows. Tang Wei, a directing graduate from the Central Academy of Drama in Beijing,...
  • BUSAN: Indie Film Roles Lure K-pop Stars

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Consumers of K-pop and arthouse Korean films have a definite divide, but now that boundary is blurring as well-known K-pop stars are showing up in arthouse titles and social dramas with a message. Case in point, Park Yoo-...