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  • An Oscar mantra: Press to excess

    I was around a gaggle of movie people the other night who were all talking about the Oscars. That wouldn't be such an odd thing at this time of year, except for one thing: The awards themselves were something of an after-thought. Everybody was talking...
  • Oscar predictions are cast in gold

    The Golden Globes are history - which means it's time to start handicapping the Oscar race in earnest. Judging by Sunday's awards show, A Beautiful Mind should earn itself a passel of Oscar nominations when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences...
  • Race to the Oscars

    If everything goes right for Hollywood over the next four months, you'll be running from multiplex to multiplex thinking, "Ah, finally, an overload of great movies!" Such a scenario has yet to play out, ever, yet you may find yourself scrambling just the...
  • Academy sticks to a tame script

    The motion picture academy's insistence on decorum in the wake of Janet Jackson's Super Bowl debacle gave last night's telecast of 76th Annual Academy Awards all the unpredictability of a sitcom rerun. ABC had hoped to attract the much-coveted young male...
  • Film Review: 'Kill the Messenger'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Though he has four theatrical features under his belt, director Michael Cuesta is perhaps best known for his work on TV series "Homeland" and "Six Feet Under," and perhaps the worst one can say about his new feature, "Kill...
  • Baldwin's Book Details Career In Hockey, And With The Whalers

    Back when the renegade World Hockey Association was blooming in the early 1970s, Howard Baldwin sometimes thought he was living in a movie. The man who would later reinvent himself as an Oscar-winning Hollywood producer knew a good story when he saw it....
  • Emma Watson's feminist film career

    Emma Watson has been making headlines since uttering the F-word — feminism — at the U.N. several days ago. The 24-year-old actress and recently appointed U.N. Women Goodwill Ambassador gave a rousing 13-minute speech about gender equality at...
  • 'Gotham' is Batman & Co. before they were Batman & Co.

      'Gotham' is Batman & Co. before they were Batman & Co.
    It's possibly a minority opinion in these comics-crazy days, but I find it something of a relief that there's no Batman in "Gotham," a well-assembled new series set in the future Dark Knight's hometown in the time before he put on the cape and the cowl....
  • Toby Kebbell Eyes Villainous Role in 'Ben-Hur' Remake (EXCLUSIVE)

    Having recently wrapped "Fantastic Four," in which he plays the evil Doctor Doom, Toby Kebbell may have found another bad boy role. Sources tell Variety Toby Kebbell is in early talks to play Messala in MGM and Paramount's remake of "Ben-Hur." Jack...
  • MGM and Paramount Tap Jack Huston to Play 'Ben-Hur'

    MGM and Paramount Pictures seem to have found the man to take over the reigns of biblical character Judah Ben-Hur in the remake of the 1959 classic. Sources tell Variety that Jack Huston has been tapped to star in "Ben-Hur" that Timur Bekmambetov ("...
  • 'Leftovers' Actress Joins Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe in 'Nice Guys' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Following her strongly reviewed perf as Kevin Garvey's daughter in HBO's "The Leftovers," Margaret Qualley looks to have landed her first major studio role. The actress is in talks to join Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe in Warner Bros. and Silver...
  • Toronto: Smaller Deals Show Tough Market for Indie Film Business

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - For a few hours over the weekend, the Toronto Film Festival looked like its old self -- a wild game of "Let's Make a Deal." After Chris Rock's "Top Five" premiered on Saturday night to ecstatic reviews, at least three studios...