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  • 'Midnight Rider' Fatal Train Accident Triggers Push to Improve On-Set Safety

    The accident on the set of "Midnight Rider" last week that killed 27-year-old camera assistant Sarah Jones has triggered calls for the industry to establish new guidelines for on-set safety. Even as the investigations into the cause of the accident...
  • Oscars 2014: Buzzmeter panel picks picture, talks 'Hustle' and hype

    Oscars 2014: Buzzmeter panel picks picture, talks 'Hustle' and hype
    Oscar balloting ended Tuesday, which means two things: (1) Academy members no longer have to feel guilty about not watching that "12 Years a Slave" screener, and (2) it's time to gather The Envelope's Buzzmeter panelists together for one last powwow...
  • 'Hobbit' hot in China. MPAA tries to work other side of aisle.

    'Hobbit' hot in China. MPAA tries to work other side of aisle.
    After the coffee. Before asking Madonna for an invite to her Oscar party. The Skinny: "The Americans" lived up to my expectations and we all know how picky I am. Also good to have "Modern Family" back. I got through ABC's "Mixology," but after the first...
  • 'True Detective' music: 10 other great songs by the Handsome Family

    'True Detective' music: 10 other great songs by the Handsome Family
    Musically speaking, one of the best parts of the breakout success of “True Detective” is the window it opens into the world of the Handsome Family. The husband-wife duo of Brett and Rennie Sparks composed “Far From Any Road,”...
  • Is 'Monuments Men' Too Much a Mix of Art and Commerce?

    MEMO: TO GEORGE CLOONEY Your Clooney movie machine is purring along smoothly, George, with "Gravity," which you co-produced, poised to reap further largesse from the Oscars. You will shortly start "Tomorrowland," a sci-fi megapic from director Brad Bird....
  • 'The Americans' recap: Is family or Mother Russia more important?

    'The Americans' recap: Is family or Mother Russia more important?
    In the Season 2 premiere of “The Americans” on FX, KGB spies Philip (Matthew Rhys) and Elizabeth Jennings (Keri Russell) grapple with an agonizing dilemma: Should they protect their family or remain loyal to the Soviet Union? Remarkably, the...
  • New ‘Doctor Who’ companion? Samuel Anderson joins Season 8 cast

     
    The Doctor might be getting a new companion. Samuel Anderson, who was in a brief scene in the “Doctor Who” […]...
  • Lista de nominados a la 86 edición de los Óscar | FOTOS

    Lista de nominados a la 86 edición de los Óscar | FOTOS
    La Academia de Hollywood entrega este domingo los premios Óscar correspondientes a su 86 edición, cuya lista completa de nominados es la siguiente: Mejor película: "American Hustle", "Captain Phillips", "Dallas Buyers Club", "Gravity", "Her", "Nebraska"...
  • Academy Awards 2014: Best picture race is an Oscar tale of suspense

    Academy Awards 2014: Best picture race is an Oscar tale of suspense
    The last time Oscar voters surprised with a best picture winner came eight years ago when Jack Nicholson opened the evening's final envelope, arched those famous eyebrows and announced "Crash." He then mouthed the word "Whoa!" Most years, Hollywood...
  • David O. Russell, Amy Adams Celebrate 'American Hustle'

    Hollywood continued to party Thursday before the Oscars as Vanity Fair and Chrysler celebrated David O. Russell and the cast of "American Hustle." The event was held at AGO restaurant in support of the Ghetto Film School, an org that Russell has...
  • Oscar Picks: Variety Critics on What Should Win Best Picture

    PETER DEBRUGE: OK, gentlemen, time to guess who will win the Oscar for best picture. I say "guess" because the word "predict" seems entirely too confident when it comes to the Academy Awards. Despite all the ink and all the effort that people put into...
  • Oscar Picks: Variety Critics Vote for Their Favorites

    PETER DEBRUGE Peter Debruge @askdebruge BEST PICTURE: "12 Years a Slave." What an incredible lineup! Apart from "American Hustle" (a blatant knockoff of Scorsese's superior, Oscar-unrewarded "Goodfellas") and Scorsese's own equally unwieldy "The Wolf...