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  • Takeshi Kitano Tired of Gangsters and Commercial Constraints

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - TOKYO -- The mainstream Japanese film industry came in for a surprising volume of criticism Saturday at a Tokyo event intended to celebrate the iconic comedian, actor and director Takeshi Kitano.
  • 'Right Stuff' Helmer Philip Kaufman to Receive Camerimage Award

    LONDON -- Writer-director Philip Kaufman, whose credits include "The Unbearable Lightness of Being" and "The Right Stuff," will receive a lifetime achievement award for directing at Camerimage, a film festival that celebrates the art of cinematography....

    L.M. Kit Carson, filmmaker who invented mockumentary, dies at 73

    DALLAS L.M. Kit Carson, the Irving, Texas,-raised filmmaker who invented the mockumentary, wrote and starred in acclaimed films, co-founded the USA Film Festival and helped launch director Wes Anderson's directorial career, has died at the age of 73. He'...

    Actress Misty Upham dies: Five notable film roles

    The life and career of Misty Upham has been cut tragically short, with authorities in Washington state positively identifying a body found at the bottom of an embankment as that of the Native American  actress. Upham, 32, was neither a major star nor...

    Oscars: Is Michael Keaton the Actor to Beat?

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - It's only October, yet the predictions have already been rolling out for the next Academy Awards, still five months away. And though it seems to be said every year, 2015 is truly shaping up to be one of the most competitive...