In addition to thanking her family, costars, agent and publicist in her Oscar speech, Cate Blanchett also used her time at the podium to offer some sociopolitical commentary. “Those of us in the…
Cate Blanchett won her second Academy Award for her lead performance in Woody Allen’s “Blue Jasmine,” in which she plays a mentally unbalanced former socialite. The actress, who previously won…
With Oscar voting scheduled to begin next Friday, the 1992 accusations of molestation against “Blue Jasmine” director Woody Allen couldn’t have resurfaced at a worse time. The Sony Classics feature…
Well Go USA Entertainment and Taiwan's Atom Cinema have launched a film acquisition and distribution joint venture in Taiwan.
The parallels between Tennessee Williams' Blanche DuBois and Woody Allen's title character in "Blue Jasmine" have been well-documented. But the complexity of Cate Blanchett's performance puts Jasmine…
Cate Blanchett was warmly embraced by a fawning audience prepared to (rightfully so) hang on to every word she uttered during Thursday's Variety Screening Series Q&A following a showing of her latest…
It's no wonder the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. picked Woody Allen as the recipient of this year's Cecil B. DeMille Award. No longer just a fixture of WASP-y upper east side Manhattan (he somewhat…
The filmmakers behind Woody Allen’s “Blue Jasmine” discuss the Cate Blanchett dramedy in New York.
One of the best surprises from last week's Golden Globes nominations was the inclusion of Sally Hawkins in the supporting actress category for "Blue Jasmine."
Every year Variety asks playwrights, authors and songwriters to weigh in on screenplays and scripters in the Oscar race. Their insights are as fascinating as the pictures they write about.
Critics' darlings: This list of Oscar contenders is limited to films released in theaters Dec. 3 or prior. Percentages are the cumulative average of Metacritic and Rotten Tomatoes scores.