The 20th century and its landmark events are major sources of inspiration for at least eight major awards contenders this year and artisans had their hands full re-creating a period of turbulence…
The directors of 2014’s best films whom could be nominated for the best directing Oscar.
Award shows have always wrestled with balancing art and commerce — weighing the noble ability to recognize deserving fare that might not be widely viewed against lauding projects with which more of…
20 films that could garner a Best Picture nomination from the Academy.
The best picture race is always a sign of the times, as the films reflect the hopes, fears and mindset of filmmakers and audiences. Many of the 2014 contenders indicate that a lot of people in the…
'Selma' Joins March to Dolby – films by Miller and Linklater also firmly in a race filled with surprises and predictable noms.
For two years running, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler have been the Golden Globes' hosts with the most. Ratings have skyrocketed (hitting a 10-year high in 2014), critics have raved and they've won over…
MARRAKECH– Gaumont is venturing into Japanese animation with Mamoru Hosoda's ambitious new project,”The Boy and The Beast.” The project is being produced by Studio Chizu and Nippon TV. Gaumont, which…
MARRAKECH — While at the Marrakech film fest to participate in the Cinecoles jury, Abderrahmane Sissako sat down with Variety to discuss his latest film, “Timbuktu,” Mauritania's first…
Books and docu projects exploring national cinemas are increasingly popular: Exhibits A: Martin Scorsese's documentaries about American and Italian cinema. French helmer Bertrand Tavernier is also…