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  • Oscar foreign language submissions set a record -- again

    Oscar foreign language submissions set a record -- again
    A record 83 countries submitted movies for consideration in the foreign language film category for the 87th Academy Awards, the film academy announced Thursday, marking the third consecutive year the field has set a new high. Last year, 76 countries...
  • Film Review: 'Three Windows and a Hanging'

    Set in a traditional Kosovar village in 2000, a year after the war with Serbia, Isa Qosja's "Three Windows and a Hanging" is a critical look at a patriarchal culture threatened by the knowledge that the enemy violated their women. When a local femme...
  • Academy Reaches Out to Fans With Revamped Website

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has redesigned its Oscars.org website, giving the public more access to material from its archives and to its members, and encouraging fans to join in conversations about Oscar....
  • Chinn Cousins Launch Shingle for Fact-Based Projects

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Few producers have a better record producing feature documentaries than Simon Chinn, who won Oscars, Baftas and just about every other award going for "Man on Wire" and "Searching for Sugar Man." But theatrical docs are a...
  • Museum of Modern Art in New York to honor Alfonso Cuaron

    Museum of Modern Art in New York to honor Alfonso Cuaron
    Alfonso Cuaron, the filmmaker who won an Academy Award earlier this year for directing "Gravity," will be honored by the Museum of Modern Art in New York at its annual film benefit scheduled for Nov. 10.  The museum said that Cuaron's films, which...
  • Showtime Nabs Tate Taylor's 'In the Heat of the Night' TV Series

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - After bidding by multiple outlets, the new TV series rendition of "In the Heat of the Night" from Tate Taylor, Warren Littlefield and MGM TV has landed at Showtime. The pay cabler has commissioned multiple scripts with an...
  • Cable's Pop Unveils Programming Lineup For 2015 Launch

    Pop, the new fan-oriented entertainment cable outlet set to launch in 2015 out of what is currently known as TVGN, said it would launch six new original series when it debuts in 2015, along with live red carpet specials during the awards season, and a...
  • 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...