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  • Singer-actor Noel Harrison, son of Rex Harrison, is dead at 79

    Singer-actor Noel Harrison, son of Rex Harrison, is dead at 79
    British actor-singer Noel Harrison, best known for his recording of the Oscar-winning ballad  "The Windmills of Your Mind" and as secret agent Mark Slate in NBC's 1960s TV series "The Girl from U.N.C.L.E," died Saturday night at the age of 79....
  • 'Nebraska's' small-town beginnings

    'Nebraska's' small-town beginnings
    NORFOLK, Neb. — One night last year, Rachel Liester was waitressing at a restaurant near this rural town when she received an unusual request. A director was preparing to shoot a movie nearby, and her ticking off of the specials made her...
  • 2014 Oscars Predictions: Weekly Temperature Gauge (Updated)

    Every Friday through the Oscars on March 2, 2014, Variety's awards editor Tim Gray offers a rundown of the warming trends and cold fronts in our weekly "Temperature Gauge," in addition to his latest projections in each of the major awards categories....
  • 'Nebraska': Alexander Payne on returning to the Midwest

    'Nebraska': Alexander Payne on returning to the Midwest
    Having made a number of films set in the Midwest before venturing further afield —¬†California, Hawaii, Paris —¬†director Alexander Payne returns to his roots with "Nebraska," a new drama set in (and named after) his home state. At the...
  • Will Forte finds a sense of security in 'Nebraska'

    Will Forte finds a sense of security in 'Nebraska'
    Will Forte is the kind of person who's going to find something to be anxious about no matter the circumstances. So when the former "Saturday Night Live" cast member found himself unexpectedly cast in Alexander Payne's new seriocomic road-trip movie,...
  • Holiday-season movie releases

    Holiday-season movie releases
    WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6 A Case of You A young writer smitten with the barista at his local coffee shop scours her Facebook profile for intel and tries to transform himself into her dream guy. With Justin Long and Evan Rachel Wood. Written by Long....
  • 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,...
  • Why Studios Are Afraid to Put Two Stars in One Awards Category

    "Blurred Lines" is the song of the year -- and it could also be the theme song for this year's supporting races. Julia Roberts, Barkhad Abdi, Josh Brolin, Daniel Bruhl, Steve Coogan, Will Forte and Jake Gyllenhaal are being proposed in the supporting...
  • Sundance Selects Picks Up 'Run & Jump' at AFM

    Sundance Selects, the sister division of IFC Films, has acquired North American rights to "Run & Jump," and will release the film theatrically and on premium VOD platforms in early 2014. Global Screen, which is handling international sales, is...
  • Awards Event Calendar: Nov. 8-14

    Here is a cross-section of awards-related events this weekend. Private parties and receptions are not mentioned, because if they wanted you as a guest, you would have been invited. If you weren't, why would we rub it in? Nov. 8, Aero Theatre, Santa...
  • Quentin Tarantino to appear at AFI Fest tribute to Bruce Dern

    Quentin Tarantino to appear at AFI Fest tribute to Bruce Dern
    Quentin Tarantino will appear as part of the tribute to actor Bruce Dern on Monday at the AFI Fest in Hollywood. Dern appeared in Tarantino's Oscar-winning "Django Unchained." Dern has been busy this award season in support of his role in Alexander...
  • 'Nebraska' in a Great State for Awards

    It's Huskers Week in Hollywood as "Nebraska" was the centerpiece of multiple Q&A sessions, Bruce Dern presented a Hamilton Behind the Camera Award to d.p. Phedon Papamichael, and Alexander Payne met with the media, including Variety, in advance of the...