An ensemble win for Tom McCarthy's "Spotlight" at the 22nd annual SAG Awards kept things interesting in the best picture Oscar race.
Beasts of No Nation
Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos spent a good portion of his presentation Sunday at the Television Critics Association press tour refuting information about the viewership of the streaming…
According to digital content analysis, “Beasts of No Nation” was the film that garnered the most Oscar snub-related online buzz on Thursday following the 2016 Oscar nominations announcement. Digital…
Netflix’s chances of winning an Oscar this year will again ride on documentaries, after the streamer’s prestige-pic pickup “Beasts of No Nation” failed to earn any nominations. Two Netflix…
The category, in its third year, is meant to shine a light on films with limited exposure.
In the latest installment of “Contenders Conversations,” director Cary Fukunaga sits down with Variety to discuss the making of Netflix’s first Oscar contender. Shot on location at Hutchinson…
Does the surprise-filled list reflect an early timeline, a wide open race or a bit of both?
Every year, Variety asks prominent directors to talk about the fellow directors whose work moved them.
Despite the publicized mishaps that marked the filming of "Beasts of No Nation" — from helmer Cary Fukunaga's bout with malaria to star Idris Elba's run-in with the wrong side of a cliff — perhaps…
Idris Elba plays the commandant in “Beasts of No Nation,” a drama directed by Cary Fukunaga about child soldiers in West Africa, which Netflix released in October. Elba spoke to Variety about the…
A few films added fuel to their campaigns Tuesday morning.