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  • SXSW: Austin Filmmakers Tout Power of Punk Rock Roots and Asskicking Roles

    South by Southwest Festival doesn't start until Friday, but Thursday's Austin Film Society press conference, moderated by Variety executive editor Steven Gaydos, kicked off the cinema-centric portion of the multidisciplinary event with a bounty of Texas...
  • 'Lunchbox' Producer Guneet Monga Spices up 'Titli'

    HONG KONG - Bollywood powerhouse Yash Raj Films has hired "Lunchbox" producer Guneet Monga to handle international sales and distribution of independent drama "Titli". The move is a further sign that Indian films may be reaching non-traditional audiences...
  • Sundance: Buzz Titles Still Up for Grabs Amid Snoozy Sales

    While festgoers are enjoying unusually warm weather in Park City, the temperature on the acquisition front at this year's Sundance Film Festival has been cool so far, with fewer deals taking longer to materialize and with smaller pricetags. The hesitance...
  • Sundance Film Festival: Stars Party and Celebrate Film in Park City

    For the 30th anniversary of the Sundance Film Festival, Robert Redford wanted to jump out of a cake. Before introducing the Jan. 16 opening night film, Damien Chazelle's "Whiplash" (which Sony Pictures Classics acquired), Redford revealed to the Eccles...
  • Sundance Film Review: 'Wish I Was Here'

    After exploring twentysomething Millennial malaise in his 2004 hit "Garden State," Zach Braff shifts his attention to mid-thirties, post-marital anomie in "Wish I Was Here," a cloying compendium of follow-your-dreams platitudes, new-agey spirituality...
  • Why '12 Years a Slave' Is the Most Satisfying Oscar Winner in Years

    PETER DEBRUGE: All is right with the universe. Not sure I felt this way going in, but as it turns out, the Oscar race was all about race. As Ellen DeGeneres joked at the top of the telecast, "Possibility No. 1: '12 Years a Slave' wins best picture....
  • Oscars 2014: Cate Blanchett wins despite Woody Allen's troubles

    Oscars 2014: Cate Blanchett wins despite Woody Allen's troubles
    Would she or wouldn't she? If she won the Oscar for lead actress, would Cate Blanchett utter the "W" word? Fairly or not, that was a question surrounding the star of "Blue Jasmine," who took the trophy for her portrayal of a fallen New York socialite in...
  • Best feature film '12 Years a Slave' sweeps Spirit Awards

    The period drama "12 Years a Slave" swept through the Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday, taking five prizes including feature, director, supporting female, screenplay and cinematography. It won in all but two categories in which it was nominated....
  • '12 Years a Slave' Wins Best Feature at Spirit Awards

    "12 Years a Slave" has dominated the Independent Spirit Awards, winning best feature and four other awards including director for Steve McQueen, supporting actress for Lupita Nyong'o, screenplay for John Ridley. Matthew McConaughey won the best actor...
  • '12 Years a Slave' tops Spirit Awards

     '12 Years a Slave' tops Spirit Awards
    SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Enjoying the kind of awards-show dominance predicted when it debuted at last fall's Toronto International Film Festival, "12 Years a Slave" took home five Film Independent Spirit Awards Saturday, including best feature,...
  • '12 Years a Slave' wins big at Film Independent Spirit Awards

    The period drama "12 Years A Slave" swept through the Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday, taking five prizes, including feature, director, supporting female, screenplay and cinematography. It won in all but two categories in which it was...