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  • El gran talento de Philip Seymour Hoffman

    El gran talento de Philip Seymour Hoffman
    Todo o nada. Esa parecía la máxima de Philip Seymour Hoffman a la hora de actuar, sin opción para medias tintas. Intérprete comprometido y valiente, brillaba igual en papeles pequeños que en grandes, a los que le costó llegar, y no tuvo reparos en aceptar...
  • Newcomers Battle Veterans in Oscar Acting Races

    This year, the Oscar actor races are shaping up into a battle that pits newcomers versus veterans in terms of grabbing voters' attention. In one corner, there are Meryl Streep (64 years old and 18 Oscar noms), Judi Dench (79, seven noms) and Bruce Dern...
  • Steve Martin wittily pitches in for PBS

    Steve Martin wittily pitches in for PBS
    Pledge-break messages tend to be something that public television and radio audiences tolerate rather than welcome, but Steve Martin is riding to the rescue with a witty clip he shot for PBS stations to air during fundraising campaigns starting next...
  • BAFTA Film Awards (LIVE): 'Frozen' Nabs Award for Animated Film

    LONDON -- The BAFTA film awards ceremony is unspooling at London's Royal Opera House. Variety is bringing you the winners as they are announced. Refresh this page for the latest results. "Frozen's" Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee took the award for...
  • 'White Plains' deftly takes on the bully, victim's revenge

    'White Plains'  deftly takes on the bully, victim's revenge
    'From White Plains' Tom Hanks' 1994 Oscar acceptance speech for "Philadelphia" included a shoutout to his high school drama teacher and a fellow drama classmate — as Hanks called them, "two of the finest gay Americans." That moment in turn...
  • 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...
  • Oscar Predictions: Who Will Win Sunday Night?

    If there are any surprises at this year's Oscar ceremony on Sunday, you can blame the Winter Olympics. The sporting event pushed back the Academy Awards a week, which gave voters an extra few days to mull over the nominees. Could the momentum of a...
  • Snubbed by Oscar but still in demand

     Snubbed by Oscar but still in demand
    Winning an Oscar — or just being nominated — can transform a Hollywood future. Yet just because some actors and filmmakers weren't shortlisted for an Academy Award doesn't mean their great work is going unrewarded. Critics have rightly...
  • Oscar Acting Nominees: Who Worked the Room, Who Laid Low

    Because there were so many strong acting contenders, campaign frenzy has been unprecedented, with strategists piling on Q&A screenings and "in honor of" parties on 24-hour notice. One actor confided to Variety he'd done more than 200 Q&As. Sometimes...
  • Sochi Olympics TV moment: Shaun White's loss is NBC's gain

    Sochi Olympics TV moment: Shaun White's loss is NBC's gain
    Call them the even-if Olympics. Shaun White's bid to land a third consecutive halfpipe gold was going to be one of the most anticipated events of the Sochi Games even if he hadn't hit the deck in his first run of the finals like Tom Hanks' co-stars in...
  • At 89, Eva Marie Saint is 'still in the ballgame'

     At 89, Eva Marie Saint is 'still in the ballgame'
    Eva Marie Saint won a supporting actress Oscar for her luminous film debut as Marlon Brando's character's girlfriend in Elia Kazan's landmark 1954 drama, "On the Waterfront." And she's given memorable turns with Cary Grant in Alfred Hitchcock's 1959...
  • Two former Navy SEALs found dead aboard 'Captain Phillips' ship

    Two American security officers and former Navy SEALs have been found dead on board the Maersk Alabama, the cargo ship whose hijacking by Somali pirates inspired the film "Captain Phillips," Seychelles Island police said Wednesday. According to police,...