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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • How 'The Shawshank Redemption' transformed from dud to fan fave

    ON THE SHAWSHANK TRAIL Enter the old prison via the impressive stone doorway where Andy Dufresne got his first taste of hell, and look up. The view is both dizzying and foreboding. And over there, near huge, arched windows worthy of a European cathedral,...
  • VENICE: Genocide Documentary 'Look of Silence' Gets U.S. Distribution

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Drafthouse Films and Participant Media have acquired U.S. rights to Joshua Oppenheimer's documentary "The Look of Silence" prior to its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival. The film is a companion piece to Oppenheimer'...
  • 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....
  • Inside the Emmy Parties: MPTF's Evening Before, Showtime, NBC, ICM Partners Cap Emmy Eve

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The Emmy Awards are on NBC at 5 p.m. Monday, but the celebrations start early. Variety will be on hand inside the best parties around Hollywood as the stars mingle, nibble and toast to TV's finest. Here's our party report for...
  • Richard Attenborough dies: 6 of the actor-director's memorable movies

    For many moviegoers, Richard Attenborough will be best remembered as an avuncular, white-bearded presence in films such as "Jurassic Park" and "Miracle on 34th Street." But the late British actor and director, who died Sunday at age 90, had a long and...