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  • Cheering in the Oscars pressroom

    Cheering in the Oscars pressroom
    Say you were watching a post-Super Bowl news conference featuring the coach of the team that lost on the final drive. You'd expect someone to ask for his reaction, no? Or say two players from the same team had snubbed each other on national TV....
  • Woody Allen and the Media's Mob Hysteria

    What's my favorite Woody Allen movie? When I was asked, along with several other Variety staffers, to answer that question -- long before Dylan Farrow posed it rhetorically to the world -- for a 2013 sidebar to my own Allen interview, I picked "Husbands...
  • A 'great' year in movies? It's a wobbly state of criticism, indeed

     A 'great' year in movies? It's a wobbly state of criticism, indeed
    By overwhelming critical consensus, 2013 was a banner year for movies. End-of-the-year lists, that dependable fruitcake of entertainment journalism, arrived with festive unanimity. It was a "tremendous" (the Atlantic's Christopher Orr), "amazing" (the New...
  • Will Cate Blanchett's performance in 'Blue Jasmine' grow into an Oscar?

    "IN THESE matters the only certainty is that nothing is certain," said the Roman philosopher Pliny The Elder. Though one might suppose Pliny was certain he'd escape the devastation of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D., he did not. His nephew,...
  • Desde cuartos de baño a museos: sitios raros para colocar los Oscar

    Desde cuartos de baño a museos: sitios raros para colocar los Oscar
    El artículo más valioso en Hollywood es la estatuilla dorada del Oscar de 34 cm, así que no es una sorpresa que quienes reciban los máximos honores del cine los coloquen en una variedad de lugares seguros. Emma Thompson, dos veces ganadora por...
  • Oscar Predictions: Who Will Win Sunday Night?

    If there are any surprises at this year's Oscar ceremony on Sunday, you can blame the Winter Olympics. The sporting event pushed back the Academy Awards a week, which gave voters an extra few days to mull over the nominees. Could the momentum of a...
  • 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...
  • Hollywood Acting Coach Bernie Hiller Selects His Oscar Winners

    LONDON -- Hollywood acting coach Bernie Hiller has given his views on the Oscar-nommed thesps in an interview with the Daily Mail's showbiz reporter Baz Bamigboye, published on Friday. Hiller's winner for best actor is Matthew McConaughey in "Dallas...
  • 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...
  • Film Review: 'Tyler Perry's The Single Moms Club'

    Five women from disparate walks of life find common ground as single parents in "Tyler Perry's The Single Moms Club," one of the best products to roll off the prolific multihyphenate's Atlanta-based assembly line, largely absent the pandering humor and...
  • '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...
  • 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....