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  • BAFTAs 2014: '12 Years a Slave' named best film

    BAFTAs 2014: '12 Years a Slave' named best film
    "12 Years a Slave," Steve McQueen's harrowing depiction of slavery in America, was named best flim at the British Academy Film Awards on Sunday in London. Chiwetel Ejiofor also won for leading actor as the freeman-turned-slave in the drama. Though...
  • Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie Celebrate '12 Years a Slave' BAFTA Win

    Following the EE British Academy Film Awards' ceremony on Feb. 16, the night's winners, losers and a glut of guests were prepped to dine, drink and dance in the depths of the Grosvenor House hotel. Best film team "12 Years a Slave" were regrouped and...
  • 2014 Oscars Predictions: Weekly Temperature Gauge (Updated)

    Variety's awards editor Tim Gray has been regularly offering a rundown of the warming trends and cold fronts in our weekly "Temperature Gauge," in addition to projections in eight major awards categories. The fortunes have risen and fallen, but with Oscar...
  • Oscar Parties 2014: The Ultimate Guide

    In 2014, the week leading up to and including Academy Awards Sunday is packed with events, parties, pampering salons and luxury suites, so much so that Hollywood A-listers, nominees and influencers -- who are, naturally, invited to everything -- will need...
  • '12 Years a Slave' has meant sacrifice and rewards for director Steve McQueen

     '12 Years a Slave' has meant sacrifice and rewards for director Steve McQueen
    Not long after Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave" premiered at the Telluride Film Festival last August, a friend cautioned the British director that his movie was "more important than you." It turned out to be far truer than anyone, including McQueen,...
  • NAACP Image Awards 2014: Complete winners list

    Winners of the 45th NAACP Image Awards (some presented at a ceremony Saturday night in Pasadena, others announced the previous night): MOTION PICTURE CATEGORIES Motion Picture: “12 Years a Slave” Directing: Steve McQueen, “12 Years a...
  • '12 Years a Slave,' 'Blue Jasmine' win Costume Designer Guild awards

    "12 Years a Slave," "Blue Jasmine" and "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" won at the 16th Costume Designer Guild Awards on Saturday evening in Beverly Hills. Patricia Norris won in the period film category for "12 Years a Slave." Earlier in the evening,...
  • 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' Leads Empire Awards Contest

    LONDON -- "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" leads the contest for the Jameson Empire Awards, which are voted for by readers of Empire magazine. The pic had seven nominations, followed by "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" with five. The shortlist...
  • When the best comes from very little: '12 Years a Slave' and 'Captain Phillips'

     When the best comes from very little: '12 Years a Slave' and 'Captain Phillips'
    The two best performances I've seen on screen this year, Chiwetel Ejiofor in "12 Years a Slave" (Ejiofor should win an Academy Award on March 2) and Tom Hanks in "Captain Phillips" (Hanks, unaccountably, was not nominated for one), have one crucial...
  • Tubthump Awards: Honoring The Best and Worst of the Oscar Campaign Season

    Here is exactly what this town needs: Another set of awards! Maybe not, but the first Tubthump Awards recognize the best and worst efforts during a long and intense awards-campaign season. So here are a few highlights -- and lowlights. Best host: At...
  • George Lucas, wife give $25 million for Chicago kids' art center

    George Lucas and his wife, Chicago investment fund chief Mellody Hobson, are giving $25 million to build a deluxe arts center for a private grade school and high school on the University of Chicago’s campus -- to be named for Gordon Parks, the...
  • Oscar Picks: Variety Critics on Who Should Win Best Actor/Actress

    BEST ACTRESS JUSTIN CHANG: Scott, I know it will come as little surprise to you that when Peter Debruge and I sat down to discuss this year's Oscar nominees for best supporting actor and supporting actress, we spent almost as much time talking about the...