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  • Why the Oscars Best Supporting Actor Race Is a Hot Mess

    This year's Oscar race has had bloggers buzzing about the most cutthroat best actor category in years-with at least seven "locks" for five slots-but there's an even bigger logjam in the supporting actor contest. When the nominees are announced in January,...
  • 'Her': Spike Jonze Brings His Singular Vision to the Year's Most Offbeat Romance

    Much has been made of the vocal performance that Scarlett Johansson delivers as the title character in Spike Jonze's latest film, "Her," about a computer operating system named Samantha who falls for her human owner Theodore Twombly (Joaquin Phoenix)....
  • Variety Creative Impact Award in Acting: Jonah Hill

    For Jonah Hill, the most daunting challenge of his role in Martin Scorsese's financial depravity epic "The Wolf of Wall Street" wasn't getting the part. "Leonardo DiCaprio basically co-signed for me," Hill says of his co-star, who persuaded Scorsese to...
  • Peter Bart: Getting Whiplash From Sony Spin

    MEMO TO: MICHAEL LYNTON AND AMY PASCAL FROM: PETER BART Running a major studio has always been a balancing act, but I confess that I'm getting dizzy tracking your words and actions at Sony Pictures. You inform investors that you will reduce the film...
  • Challenge for Activision CEO: capitalizing on next-gen game consoles

    Challenge for Activision CEO: capitalizing on next-gen game consoles
    In his only big-screen film role, Activision Blizzard Inc. Chief Executive Bobby Kotick appeared in "Moneyball" as a penny-pinching owner of the Oakland Athletics baseball team. "I'm asking you to be OK not spending money that I don't have," he tells...
  • Sony Pictures names Man Jit Singh as chief of home entertainment unit

    Man Jit Singh has been hired by Sony Pictures Entertainment to head its home entertainment division, replacing longtime chief David Bishop, whose contract was not renewed by the studio. Singh, whose appointment as president of Sony Pictures Home...
  • Sony Pictures' awards season takes pressure off Amy Pascal

    Sony Pictures' awards season takes pressure off Amy Pascal
    For much of last year, Amy Pascal was under fire. The co-chair of Sony Pictures Entertainment presided over two of last year's big-budget bombs, "After Earth" and "White House Down." Her studio reported losses of $181 million for the summer months....
  • Jonah Hill Was Paid $60,000 for 'Wolf of Wall Street'

    Like most actors, Jonah Hill was desperate to work with Martin Scorsese. So desperate, in fact, he opted to take a multimillion-dollar cut in order to be cast in "The Wolf of Wall Street," the actor revealed to Howard Stern. Instead of earning his...
  • Sony obtains rights to Facebook exec Sheryl Sandberg's 'Lean In'

    Sony obtains rights to Facebook exec Sheryl Sandberg's 'Lean In'
    "Lean In," the bestselling nonfiction book by Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg about the dearth of women leaders in the corporate world and what can be done about it, is on its way to the big screen. Sony Pictures has obtained film rights to "Lean In"...
  • 'My Old Lady' Sells To Slew of International Territories

    Protagonist Pictures has concluded a raft of sales for Maggie Smith and Kevin Kline starrer "My Old Lady," the feature debut from Israel Horovitz. Pic, which is set to lense in Paris on September 26, has sold to U.K. (Curzon Film World), Australia and...
  • Brad Pitt debuts short hair (finally!) on 'Fury' set

    Brad Pitt debuts short hair (finally!) on 'Fury' set
    Farewell, fringe! Brad Pitt has finally cut off his long hair! The actor was photographed Tuesday rocking a shorter 'do while filming "Fury," a World War II Nazi Germany drama written and directed by David Ayer that costars Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman...
  • Enzian Theater lands grant for pairing film, science

    Enzian Theater lands grant for pairing film, science
    Science fiction and space physics will collide at the Enzian Theater next month as part of a prestigious national program that hopes to motivate the next generation of scientists through the arts. The Maitland cinema is among 20 independent theaters...