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  • The Best Picture Race: Variety Panel Focuses on Directors

    J.C. Chandor ("All Is Lost"), Ryan Coogler ("Fruitvale Station"), Scott Cooper ("Out of the Furnace"), Steve McQueen ("12 Years a Slave") and John Wells ("August: Osage County") joined in a Focus on Directors panel that Variety sponsored at the Mill...
  • '12 Years a Slave,' 'Fruitvale Station' Among Gotham Audience Award Nominees

    The leader of the nominations list for the Gotham Independent Film Awards, Fox Searchlight's "12 Years a Slave," made the cut for the kudos' fourth annual audience award as well, with the title among the five films singled out in an online vote....
  • 'Out of the Furnace's' Scott Cooper Compares Cast to 'Driving a Maserati' at AFI Fest

    Despite "Out of the Furnace" being one of the most dark, intense movies of this awards season, the mood was jovial November 9 at its AFI Festival premiere at Hollywood's TCL Chinese Theatre. Director Scott Cooper laughed and hugged it out with stars...
  • Oscars: Directors Ready to Rebound After Bombs Like 'Battleship'

    According to a Hollywood truism, you're only as good as your last project. So the awards buzz for this year's directors is doubly gratifying: Prizes are nice, but for some of these helmers, the 2013 films are a way to rebound -- or to remind the biz...
  • BET Plans 'Fruitvale' Special with The Weinstein Company

    "Fruitvale Station" will receive a behind the scenes look tonight on BET, as The Weinstein Company sets a halfhour docuspesh on the cable net. Announcement follows "Fruitvale's" strong opening box office performance over the weekend, along with increased...
  • 'Fruitvale Station' arrives, and thoughts turn to Oscar

     'Fruitvale Station' arrives, and thoughts turn to Oscar
    You may have missed it for the racket produced by the majority of movies currently going boom-boom — or, in the case of "The Lone Ranger," bust-bust — at the multiplex. But with the arrival of Sundance Film Festival sensation "Fruitvale...
  • Video/Q&A: 'Fruitvale Station' star Michael B. Jordan and writer/director Ryan Coogler

    Video/Q&A: 'Fruitvale Station' star Michael B. Jordan and writer/director Ryan Coogler
    ¬†You can’t blame “Fruitvale Station” star Michael B. Jordan for being tempted. “I was actually thinking about calling up Michael Jordan’s Steakhouse [today] and just getting dinner reservations,” the 26-year-old...
  • Weinstein Co. uses social justice campaign to promote 'Fruitvale Station'

    Weinstein Co. uses social justice campaign to promote 'Fruitvale Station'
    The Weinstein Co. is no stranger to take-no-prisoners movie marketing campaigns. The independent studio’s promotional efforts are legendary in Hollywood, where it has pulled out all the stops to land Oscar wins for such films as “The Artist&...
  • 'Fruitvale Station': Variety Critics Weigh in on Coogler Film

    Note: Variety first reviewed "Fruitvale Station" at this year's Sundance Film Festival under its original title, "Fruitvale." In this week's 3View column, our top critics give Ryan Coogler's widely debated debut feature a second look. COOGLER'S FILM...
  • 'Fruitvale Station' Team Eyeing 'Rocky' Spin-Off 'Creed' With MGM

    After over-performing at the box office in the past two weekends and receiving stellar reviews since its premiere at Sundance, "Fruitvale Station" director Ryan Coogler and actor Michael B. Jordan may now be looking to move into the boxing ring for...
  • Reel Critics: 'Wolverine' not the standard summer fare

    Reel Critics: 'Wolverine' not the standard summer fare
    It's easy to get burnt out on the endless parade of superheroes marching across the summer cinema screens. The loud pyrotechnics and large-scale destruction make it difficult to care about the central characters. Whether it's Superman, Iron Man, Spider-...
  • Forest Whitaker says 'The Butler' served him well

     Forest Whitaker says 'The Butler' served him well
    NEW YORK — Forest Whitaker tends to talk about his work with a mystical flourish. Movie roles, he says, have helped him achieve transcendence, learn the value of quiet and appreciate fear. Yet the star of Lee Daniels' "The Butler" is...