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  • Emmy Awards score ratings win despite the odds and mixed reviews

     Emmy Awards score ratings win despite the odds and mixed reviews
    Hey, maybe the Emmys won't have to be canceled after all. The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards took place on Monday, the first time since 1976 that TV's top night has been pushed out of its usual Sunday berth. And not just any Monday, but the last one in...
  • Carnett: These class acts are the only celebrities I care about

    I don't give a moldy fig for celebrities. Truly. And don't expect me to know the names of any of today's denizens of the red carpet — held in highest esteem by our vacuous Culture of Celebrity. These ninnies influence my life not one whit....
  • On Movies: Looking north, to Toronto Film Festival

    Is Reese Witherspoon this year's Matthew McConaughey? That is, a familiar face from formula-froth rom-coms and packaged studio product who opts to return to the kind of smaller-budget, character-driven fare that launched said career, and who uses the...
  • Film Review: 'Self Made'

    Through a mix-up at a border checkpoint, an Israeli performance artist trades places with a Palestinian suicide bomber in what sounds like a fairly conventional mistaken-identity comedy. But Shira Geffen's "Self Made" manages to surprise at every turn:...
  • Aaron Paul's Wife on the Emmys Shoutout That Crashed Her Charity's Website

    The Emmys proved a big night not just for the winners, but for the causes they support as well. Winning his third Emmy for his role as Jesse Pinkman in "Breaking Bad," Aaron Paul took the opportunity to thank his wife Lauren Parsekian, and made special...
  • Emmys Winners 2014 -- Full List

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - See below the full lists of winners from the Emmy Awards, which aired Monday night on NBC at 8pm ET/5pm PT. Winners: Best Drama Series "Breaking Bad" (WINNER) "Downton Abbey" "Game of Thrones" "House of Cards" "Mad Men"...
  • OSCARS: Serbia Sends 'See You in Montevideo' to Academy Awards

    LONDON -- "See You in Montevideo," directed by Dragan Bjelogrlic, has been selected as Serbia's entry for the Academy Award for foreign-language film, according to the InSerbia News website. The film follows the fortunes of the Yugoslav soccer team at...
  • Battling biographies head to Toronto to win awards season hearts

    By Mary Milliken LOS ANGELES, Sept 2 (Reuters) - As a first-time film director, television comedian Jon Stewart pleads ignorance about the workings of the movie industry. But as he heads to the Toronto International Film Festival this week, he shares...
  • Meryl Streep sells Hollywood Hills West home to Alex Rodriguez

    Meryl Streep sells Hollywood Hills West home to Alex Rodriguez
    A-list actress Meryl Streep has sold a home in Hollywood Hills West to New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez for $4.8 million. Known as the Honnold & Rex Research House, the 1954 residence was redesigned and reconfigured by earlier owner and...
  • 'Maps to the Stars' Acquired by Focus World for 2015 Release (EXCLUSIVE)

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - After winning the best actress award in Cannes for "Maps to the Stars," Julianne Moore was considered a strong bet in this year's Oscar race for her turn as a washed-up star in the David Cronenberg drama. But the overdue...
  • 'Force Majeure' To Rep Sweden in Foreign-Language Oscar Race

    Ruben Ostlund's "Force Majeure" (Turist), which world-premiered at Cannes' Un Certain Regard and won the jury prize, will represent Sweden in the Oscar's foreign-Language race. The fourth feature from director-writer Ostlund, "Force Majeure" will be...