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  • How early awards might shake up Oscar predictions

    How early awards might shake up Oscar predictions
    It's mid-December, and everybody's a winner, what with critics' prizes and best-ofs and award nominations being announced seemingly around the clock. Has any of this changed the best picture race? And how are the documentary and foreign-language...
  • Justin Chang's Top 10 Films of 2013

    If James Franco's "Look at my shee-yit!" scene in "Spring Breakers" was one of 2013′s funniest movie moments, it was also perhaps the most emblematic of a year that, as many others have pointed out, was all but overrun by spectacles of consumerist...
  • 'Blackfish,' 'Stories We Tell' among IDA documentary awards nominees

    'Blackfish,' 'Stories We Tell' among IDA documentary awards nominees
    Perpetrators of genocide, killer whales living in captivity and actor-director Sarah Polley's parents are the subjects of some of the films nominated for 2013 International Documentary Assn. Awards, the IDA announced Tuesday. The five films nominated in...
  • Sarah Polley's 'Stories We Tell,' 'Blackfish' Lead International Documentary Noms

    Sarah Polley's family story "Stories We Tell" and Gabriela Cowperthwaite's Sea World-set "Blackfish" have been nominated for the feature-film award at the International Documentary Association's IDA Awards. Joshua Oppenheimer's "The Act of Killing,"...
  • Sundance Presents Cross-Section of U.S. Indie Fare, Music-Themed Pix at London Festival

    LONDON -- As the lineup for the third Sundance London film and music festival is unveiled, Variety talks to John Cooper, director of the Sundance Film Festival, and Trevor Groth, Sundance's director of programming, about the selection (see below for...
  • 10 best documentaries of 2013, and the new crop in 2014

    10 best documentaries of 2013, and the new crop in 2014
    The first months of the year are, by consensus, the bleakest of cinematic times. But not so much if, like me, you are a lover of documentaries, someone who revels in the pleasures of the nonfiction film. Proofs of the remarkable strength of...
  • 'Her,' 'Captain Phillips' win top Writers Guild film awards

    'Her,' 'Captain Phillips' win top Writers Guild film awards
    The Writers Guild of America honored Spike Jonze for his future-set love story "Her" with its award for original screenplay and Billy Ray for "Captain Phillips," the true story of a hijacking at sea, for adapted screenplay on Saturday night. The awards...
  • Complete list of winners for the 19th Critics' Choice Movie Awards

    Complete list of winners for the 19th Critics' Choice Movie Awards
    Steve McQueen's historical drama "12 Years a Slave" earned best picture, and the film's newcomer, Lupita Nyong'o, snagged supporting actress. Meanwhile, David O. Russell's con-artist comedy "American Hustle" picked up several wins, including ensemble,...
  • Sandra Bullock Wins Kick Ass Award, Women Film Journalists Name '12 Years' Best Film

    "12 Years a Slave" topped the Alliance of Women Film Journalists awards with six nods, including best film. The org called out "Last Vegas" for the tongue-in-cheek biggest age gap award and poked fun at "The Counselor." "Her" won for the best depiction...
  • Indie Films Fight for Summer Screens

    The glut of big-budget tentpoles left even less room than usual for specialty pics to spread out and catch audience attention this summer. Fewer limited releases earned over $2.5 million than in 2010 and 2012, and the season's top-grossing indie so far,...
  • Summer Movies in Review: Lone Rangers and Game Changers

    SCOTT FOUNDAS: And so another summer movie season comes to an end, with both a bang (in terms of record-breaking box office) and the collective whimpers of ousted executives and even an entire studio placed on and off the chopping block by hedge fund...