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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...
  • As Hillary Clinton Talks Oceans, Show Biz Friends Urge 'Please Run for President'

    Hillary Clinton told Variety that Oceana's fete at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel was a "very important event," but as much as she tried to keep the focus on the org's work in protecting the ocean ecosystem, few others couldn't help but allude to the prospect...
  • White House to Screen Weinstein's 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom'

    President Obama will attend a screening of "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom," in an early echo of last year's Oscar race during which a number of movies were shown at the White House, adding to their prestige in the midst of awards season. The Weinstein...
  • Sundance: Festival Suffers From Too Much Brooklyn

    Robert Redford had said that he wanted this year's Sundance film festival, which celebrated its 30th anniversary, to go back to its independent roots. But even as some of the films felt smaller and took bigger risks, that didn't mean they struck a chord...
  • Hillary Clinton, John McCain, Colin Powell Cross Political Divide for 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom'

    Why hold a Washington, D.C. screening for your new film at any local theater when you can book the Kennedy Center? The question was clearly a no-brainer for producer and noted political fundraiser Harvey Weinstein concerning his company's new release,...
  • Wong Kar Wai: 'Grandmaster' Is Not Chop Suey

    "I love martial arts films," professed Harvey Weinstein Aug. 13 in his intro to the screening of "The Grandmaster" at Gotham's Regal E-Walk, the 10th film by prolific director Wong Kar Wai about kung fu grandmaster Ip Man. "I know I'm supposed to lead...
  • Oprah's 'The Butler' Hopes to Kick Ass at Box Office

    It's been more than a decade since Hollywood has tested the power of Oprah Winfrey on the bigscreen. Now, the mogul and thesp is about to hit theaters in "Lee Daniels' The Butler," and the pic's potential upside could hinge on how willing her fans are to...
  • Summer Movies in Review: Lone Rangers and Game Changers

    SCOTT FOUNDAS: And so another summer movie season comes to an end, with both a bang (in terms of record-breaking box office) and the collective whimpers of ousted executives and even an entire studio placed on and off the chopping block by hedge fund...
  • 'Thor: The Dark World' To Light Up B.O. with Potential $95 Mil Stateside Bow

    After scoring the year's fourth-highest overseas opening last weekend, with $111 million, Disney-Marvel's "Thor: The Dark World" looks to thunder down on the domestic box office, with expectations soaring to north of $95 million in three days. The "Thor"...
  • Weinstein Co. to offer free movie tickets to SAG Awards voters

    Weinstein Co. has come up with a clever way to get its films seen by voters during awards season: free movie tickets. The company will offer pairs of tickets to SAG-AFTRA voters for any of the company's films that earn Screen Actors Guild Awards...
  • African American Film Critics Association Announces Honorees for Annual Gala

    The African American Film Critics Associations has announced their list of entertainment professional honorees, ranging from big movie producers to one of Variety's own. Variety's senior film critic Justin Chang will receive the inaugural Robert Ebert...
  • Weinsteins' 'Hobbit' Profit Dispute Heads to Arbitration

    Warner Bros. has filed for arbitration in a dispute with Miramax over claims by Bob and Harvey Weinstein that they are due part of the profits for " The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug." The move comes with the studio prepping for next week's worldwide...