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  • Amazon's Latest Bid to Digitize Hollywood: A Free Screenwriter's Virtual Corkboard

    Amazon Studios has launched a new screenplay-writing tool that lets scribes create and track projects in the "cloud," hoping it's a carrot to funnel more TV and movie projects into its open-source maw. How many screenwriters actually find any use in...
  • Palm Springs Film Fest Opens With 'Belle'; Complete Program Announced

    "Belle," directed by Amma Asante, will open the Palm Springs Film Fest on Jan. 3 while Roger Michell's "Le Week-End" is the closing night film on Jan. 12. The desert fest will screen 77 premieres for a total of 187 films from 60 countries. "This year'...
  • TV Review: Esquire's 'White Collar Brawlers'

    Representing Esquire network's first serious bid to get noticed, "White Collar Brawlers" is so conceptually distasteful that it's easy to overlook the banality of its execution. Like many reality shows, there's an underlying movie-inspired conceit -- in...
  • Amazon's 'Alpha House' and 'Betas' to premiere this month

    Amazon's 'Alpha House' and 'Betas' to premiere this month
    Amazon announced Monday that it has set the premiere dates for its first two original series. "Alpha House" will begin streaming on Nov. 15, and "Betas" will follow a week later on Nov. 22. Amazon doesn't plan on hewing to the Netflix formula, however,...
  • Why Studios Are Afraid to Put Two Stars in One Awards Category

    "Blurred Lines" is the song of the year -- and it could also be the theme song for this year's supporting races. Julia Roberts, Barkhad Abdi, Josh Brolin, Daniel Bruhl, Steve Coogan, Will Forte and Jake Gyllenhaal are being proposed in the supporting...
  • John Goodman, Ed Begley Jr. Join Amazon Studios' House Party

    Why says streaming television can't be a communal experience? On November 6 at Hollywood's Boulevard 3 nightclub, Amazon Studios let its industry friends into its living room of sorts, celebrating the launches of its original programs "Alpha House" and...
  • Reeling, Chicago's gay and lesbian film festival, is back

    Reeling, Chicago's gay and lesbian film festival, is back
    The timing feels serendipitous. After a hiatus in 2012 to regroup, Reeling, Chicago's long-running gay and lesbian film festival, is back — kicking off just days after Illinois lawmakers voted in favor of marriage equality. You can't plan that...
  • George Clooney's 'Monuments Men' Trailer Hits

    The first trailer for George Clooney's "Monuments Men" offers several light-hearted moments, five months before the World War II drama opens Dec. 18. "So we get to shoot some Nazis?" asks Bob Balaban's character at one point. The cast includes Clooney,...
  • 'Monuments Men' Trailer: Join George Clooney and Friends' Search for Lost Art

    Thanks to Sony's new marketing campaign, you, too, can be a Monuments Man (or Woman). The latest promotional tool for the George Clooney film is a World War II newsreel-style trailer that serves as an actual campaign to help find missing art. Sony is...
  • New releases: 'Monsters University' is loaded with great jokes

     New releases: 'Monsters University' is loaded with great jokes
    Monsters University Disney/Buena Vista, $29.99; Blu-ray, $39.99/$45.99/$49.99 Available on VOD beginning Tuesday "Monsters, Inc." always has been one of the most underrated of Pixar's animated features, not getting enough credit for its zippy pace,...
  • Reel Critics: Tune meanders in 'Llewyn Davis'

    Reel Critics: Tune meanders in 'Llewyn Davis'
    I've been a fan of the Coen Brothers' eccentric dark humor for many years. Their unique offbeat style is exemplified in noteworthy movies like "Fargo," "The Big Lebowski" and "No Country for Old Men." This time around, they target a much smaller...
  • Variety Critics Pick Their Oscar Nominees

    Film critics, we're often told, don't vote for the Oscars -- but if they did, here's what at least three of their nomination ballots might look like. We listed our top five choices for best director, actor/actress, supporting actor/actress, original/...