| Feb 2, 2014
| 4:30 PM
LONDON -- Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave" took top prize Sunday at the London Critics' Circle Film Awards, which started with a tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman, whose death was announced earlier in the day.
"12 Years a Slave" also won kudos for...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Judging by the feature nominees for the ASC Awards, the film-vs.-digital debate that has roiled the cinematography world in recent years has been fought to a draw, at least for now. Digital capture has thoroughly penetrated the market, and standards in...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 12:30 PM
F. Murray Abraham and outgoing "Cinderella" star Laura Osnes are among the lead thesps in Martha Clarke's new Off Broadway production of "The Threepenny Opera," skedded for an April opening at the Atlantic Theater Company.
Osnes, who will soon end her...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 7:00 AM
One of the most beguiling folk records of the year has the bonus of ferrying along a Joel and Ethan Coen plot line. The songs within the brothers' new "Inside Llewyn Davis" move from balladry to blues to ancient British folk, adding an extra layer of...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 1:06 PM
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This week's TV Movies
WWE Tribute to the Troops...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 2:07 PM
Some of the year's biggest movies, both at the box office and for awards contention, have their roots in the printed word, whether in novels, nonfiction books or journalism. Here's a look at these movies and their literary sources:
The Movie: "12...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Every week until the Oscars on March 2, Variety's awards editor Tim Gray offers a rundown of the warming trends and cold fronts in our weekly "Temperature Gauge," in addition to his latest projections in each of the major awards categories.
| Jan 9, 2014
| 7:29 AM
Awards season enters a new phase Sunday with the Golden Globes, then accelerates Jan. 16 when Oscar nominations are announced.
The Globes, at 8 p.m. Sunday on NBC, will offer clues to the Oscar race and, more importantly for viewers, the zany...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 9:03 AM
"12 Years a Slave" WINNER
OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM
"Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom"
"Saving Mr. Banks"
"The Selfish Giant"'
OUTSTANDING DEBUT BY...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 7:01 PM
We can all agree that it's been a pretty great year for movies. But when it comes to this year's best picture Oscar race, that's probably where our accord ends.
At the moment, the critically lauded historical drama "12 Years a Slave" and the equally...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 6:06 PM
Beyonce, "Beyonce" (Columbia)
Though she certainly doesn't need the press, Beyonce's self-titled new album is a daring, and notable, pop album. Through 14 tracks and 17 accompanying music videos, the Houston-raised singer proves that she still rules not...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 6:55 AM
In a season when many favorites have shone through, Oscar voters held up their end, choosing some juggernauts for nominations Thursday morning. Still, there was more than a fair share of snubs and surprises. Here are the nine biggest:
Philomania. After a...