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  • '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...
  • Michael Keaton Bursts Into Oscar Race with 'Birdman'

    Michael Keaton is back, in a big way. With his new film "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)" premiering to favorable early buzz at the Venice Film Festival and set to play Telluride this weekend, word is out on the 62-year-old actor's...
  • Seth MacFarlane is a family guy at the Bowl's John Williams tribute

    Seth MacFarlane is a family guy at the Bowl's John Williams tribute
    Seth MacFarlane: Live at the Hollywood Bowl! A sentence perhaps many thought or wished that they would never see. But there he was, theĀ “Family Guy” creator, in the cool of a beautiful August evening, dressed in a formal white jacket and a...
  • Palestinian Movie 'Villa Touma' Arrives in Venice Amid Israeli Controversy

    Suha Arraf's "Villa Touma," which screens in Venice Critics' Week, has arrived in Italy carrying the baggage of a major Israeli controversy. The film, a melodrama set in Ramallah during the early days of the Israeli occupation, was made primarily with...
  • Rivers' death should spell end of 'comedienne'

    Rivers' death should spell end of 'comedienne'
    I propose that, in Joan Rivers' honor, we once and for all retire the word "comedienne." It was jarring to hear and read it in the coverage of Rivers' death Thursday at age 81 — we are well past the days when gender-specific job titles are...
  • Making-of special 'Story of Frozen' to air on ABC

    Disney and ABC are going behind the musical with "The Story of Frozen," a one-hour TV special about the making of the highest-grossing animated movie of all time. Set to air Tuesday on ABC, "The Story of Frozen" will feature interviews with stars...
  • Oscars 2015: Academy names Governors Awards recipients

    Oscars 2015: Academy names Governors Awards recipients
    The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Thursday that it would present Harry Belafonte with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award and give honorary Oscars to Jean-Claude Carriere, Hayao Miyazaki and Maureen O'Hara....
  • Michael Feinstein meets the challenge

    Michael Feinstein meets the challenge
    Noted singer-pianist Michael Feinstein remembers what he was thinking just before he took the stage last year for his inaugural performance as principal conductor of the Pasadena Pops. “It was a moment of truth,” said Feinstein, who had...
  • Wong Kar Wai's 'Grandmaster' to Release in 3D in October (EXCLUSIVE)

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - HONG KONG -- Iconic Hong Kong-based director Wong Kar Wai has set mid-October as the release date for a 3D version of "The Grandmaster," his Oscar-nominated biopic of Ip Man, the martial arts maestro who mentored Bruce Lee....
  • Wong Kar-wai's 'Grandmaster' to Release in 3D in October (EXCLUSIVE)

    HONG KONG -- Iconic Hong Kong-based director Wong Kar-wai has set mid-October as the release date for a new 3D version of "The Grandmaster," his Oscar-nominated biopic of Ip Man, the martial arts maestro who mentored Bruce Lee. The 3D version will be...
  • Season Preview 2014: Movies coming soon to Orlando

    Season Preview 2014: Movies coming soon to Orlando
    Tinseltown is up to its old tricks. In hopes of Oscar glory, Hollywood is saving some of its biggest movies for the year's final weeks. Yet these titles, stars and subjects do raise expectations that, after a disappointing summer, some memorable movies...