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  • Producers Guild Offers Oscar Clues and a Few Surprises (Analysis)

    In a wide-open year, Hollywood folk are looking for Oscar omens, and today's nominations from the Producers Guild of America offer double reason to celebrate: Aside from earning the honor of being recognized by the guild, these noms have been a good gauge...
  • Frank Tashlin: The Scribe Who Escaped From Toontown

    In the past few years, thanks primarily to the extraordinary string of creative and commercial successes rolling out of the Pixar Studios, animated films and writing honors haven't been mutually exclusive terms. Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" garnered...
  • A look back at some of the year's best Disney iPhone and iPad apps for kids

    A look back at some of the year's best Disney iPhone and iPad apps for kids
    So what are you going to do with those iTunes gift cards you got in your Christmas stocking this past week? If you have some young Disney fans with iOS devices, there were a lot of fun Disney apps for kids released this year. And they will continue to...
  • Golden Globes: Nominees to Get Holiday Spike at Box Office

    In terms of box office boosts, the biggest beneficiaries from the 71st annual Golden Globes nominated crop stand to be a funny -- or musical -- bunch. Three of five nominated comedy/musical pics -- "American Hustle," "Her" and "The Wolf of Wall Street"...
  • '12 Years a Slave,' 'American Hustle' Lead Golden Globes Nominations

    While "12 Years a Slave" and "American Hustle" (with seven noms each in the the 71st annual Golden Globes) had the most reason to celebrate, the biggest adrenaline rushes were for "Rush," "Philomena," "Mandela: The Long Walk Home" and "Labor Day," which...
  • MacPherson, Marinelli, Tarantino Inducted Into Variety's Home Entertainment Hall of Fame

    The list of honorees entering the Variety Home Entertainment Hall of Fame this year clearly reflects the growth of digital distribution and its increasing importance to Hollywood. It includes two veteran execs responsible for negotiating key movie...
  • Disney Celebrates 90 Years of Animation

    Disney toasted 90 years of animation on Dec. 10 with a cocktail reception in the appropriately named Legends Plaza on the Disney lot in Burbank -- appropriate because of the many Disney legends in attendance, including 100-year-old artist Milton Quon, who...
  • Doha's Ajyal Fest Gets Kids Involved in Film Fundamentals

    Bader Al-Amari is only 10 years old, but he insists he's already a pro when it comes to judging cinema. His brother Hamad Al-Amari, a standup comic and television personality with a devoted following here in this tiny, wealthy Gulf nation, has taught...
  • Variety Taps Wall St. Journal's Alexandra Cheney as Senior Film Reporter

    Entertainment journalist Alexandra Cheney has joined Variety as a senior film reporter covering all aspects of the movie business. She will report and write about industry trends and the endeavors of the Hollywood's major studios, focusing on financing...
  • 'Monsters University' director Dan Scanlon, an animated Everyman

     'Monsters University' director Dan Scanlon, an animated Everyman
      Dan Scanlon, 37, joined Pixar in 2001, working as a story artist on "Cars" and "Toy Story 3," and he co-directed the 2006 short film "Mater and the Ghost Light." He made his feature directorial debut this year with "Monsters University," which...
  • Producers Guild Taps Top 10 Movies for Zanuck Award

    Opting for a mix of specialty and studio titles, the Producers Guild of America has selected "12 Years a Slave," "American Hustle," "Blue Jasmine," "Captain Phillips," "Dallas Buyers Club," "Gravity," "Her," "Nebraska," "Saving Mr. Banks" and "The Wolf of...
  • Hollywood's 2013 double feature: critical acclaim and box-office record

    Hollywood's 2013 double feature: critical acclaim and box-office record
    Some critics are calling 2013 the best movie year in a decade. And although critical darlings don't always produce profits, it will also be the highest-grossing year on record — barely. After a shaky spring and a summer of high-profile hits and...