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  • Backstage highlights from the 2014 Academy Awards

    Backstage highlights from the 2014 Academy Awards
    Some final tidbits from backstage at the Oscars 2014: -- Spike Jonze, clutching his Original Screenplay Oscar for “Her,” said he wasn’t necessarily foretelling the future with his film about a lonely man who falls in love and carries...
  • As Poe, John Cusack takes flights of fancy in 'The Raven'

    As Poe, John Cusack takes flights of fancy in 'The Raven'
    John Cusack didn't come to Baltimore when preparing to play Edgar Allan Poe in "The Raven." In fact, he says he's never been here. But when asked whether this city, Boston, Philadelphia, New York or Richmond has dibs on the author's reputation, Cusack,...
  • ‘Doctor Strange’: Joaquin Phoenix negotiating to star in Marvel film

     
    Marvel might have found its Stephen Strange. Oscar-nominated actor Joaquin Phoenix is in negotiations to star in the upcoming Marvel […]...
  • Festival Notebook: Jerusalem Keeps Its Cool Amid Rocket Attacks

    I was still on the road to Jerusalem -- where I had been invited to serve as a member of the documentary jury at this year's Jerusalem Film Festival -- last Thursday, when the first air raid siren sounded. "Can you hear it?" asked the driver charged...
  • Spike Jonze Cancels Jersualem Fest Masterclass

    A group of Israel's most prominent young filmmakers have publicly called upon the government of Israel to declare a ceasefire in its current conflict with Gaza, while Spike Jonze, who despite the conflict traveled as planned to the Jerusalem Film...
  • Jerusalem Film Fest Postpones Opening Night in Wake of Israeli-Palestinian Hostilities

    TEL AVIV -- As rocket alert sirens continued to ring out throughout Israel on Wednesday, staffers at the Jerusalem Film Festival made a last-minute call to postpone the festival's opening night events, originally scheduled for Thursday evening at...
  • Saturn Awards: ‘Gravity,’ ‘Iron Man 3,’ ‘Her,’ ‘Walking Dead’ win big

     
    Accepting “The Walking Dead's” prize for best syndicated/cable television series, executive producer Scott Gimple, surrounded by cast members past and […]...
  • Cannes 'Foxcatcher' bow bodes well for fall release

    Cannes 'Foxcatcher' bow bodes well for fall release
    Prior to this year’s Cannes Film Festival the director Bennett Miller asserted himself as a major, stealthy talent attuned to minor-key, observant portraits of American success stories with an asterisk, a hidden price tag. Miller followed his...
  • More invasive than Facebook: 'Mountain' from creator of games in 'Her'

    More invasive than Facebook: 'Mountain' from creator of games in 'Her'
    In Spike Jonze's movie "Her," Joaquin Phoenix's character Theodore plays a 3-D holographic video game with a cuddly alien resembling a foul-mouthed Pillsbury Doughboy. The L.A.-based animator who created that sequence, David OReilly, has now created a...
  • Home theater: 'Her' makes bizarre seem plausible

    Her Warner Bros., $28.98; Blu-ray, $35.99 Available on VOD beginning May 13 Writer-director Spike Jonze's "Her" is the best kind of bait-and-switch. Pitched as a quirky comedy about a heartbroken dweeb (Joaquin Phoenix) who falls in love with his...
  • Variety Nominated for 28 Awards by Los Angeles Press Club

    Variety magazine journalists, articles and graphic design have been nominated for 28 SoCal Journalism Awards given by the Los Angeles Press Club. New York film editor Ramin Setoodeh is nominated for Journalist of the Year in the Print Under 50,000...
  • White House Correspondents Weekend: Stars Are More Scarce, But D.C. Shows Shine

    WASHINGTON -- As D.C. insiders fanned out at more than a dozen parties in advance to this year's White House Correspondents Assn. dinner, the talk has been of who isn't here -- the unending parade of celebrities who usually help produce any number of...