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Academy Awards

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  • '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-...
  • Steve Martin honored with AFI's Lifetime Achievement award

    LOS ANGELES, Oct 3 (Reuters) - Actor and comedian Steve Martin is the honoree for the 2014 Lifetime Achievement award from the American Film Institute, the organization said on Friday. Martin, 69, will receive the award recognizing his prolific career...
  • REVIEW-Lohan comes out smiles in London "Speed-the-Plow" revival

    By Michael Roddy LONDON, Oct 2 (Reuters) - Lindsay Lohan kept an opening night audience hanging on her every word, in part to see if she'd forget any, as she made her stage debut on Thursday night in a West End revival of "Speed-the-Plow", David Mamet'...
  • 'Pirates of the Caribbean 5′ to Shoot in Queensland, Australia

    The fifth installment of the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise will set sail from Queensland, Australia, with production casting off in February. The Disney-backed film is being produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and directed by Joachim Ronning and Espen...
  • How Netflix 'Crouching Tiger' deal sets theater chains against studios

    The Netflix deal to finance Weinstein Co.'s "Crouching Tiger" sequel is opening a new front in the long-simmering conflict between Hollywood studios and theater owners. Three of the nation's largest theater chains said Tuesday that they would refuse...
  • Ben Affleck gets into dark, tough mind-set in 'Gone Girl'

    By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Ben Affleck is not interesting in playing nice guys and would choose an interesting, complicated character over a likeable one, which is what drew him to "Gone Girl," a dark thriller about marriage, intimacy...