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.
The Writers Guild of America has remained tough on qualifying scripts for its screenplay awards, excluding more than a dozen high-profile scripts, including John Ridley's screenplay for "12 Years a…
"American Hustle" has been named best film of the year by the New York Film Critics Circle, which handed helmer David O. Russell's film a trio of awards that also included supporting actress (for…
The leader of the nominations list for the Gotham Independent Film Awards, Fox Searchlight's ”12 Years a Slave,” made the cut for the kudos' fourth annual audience award as well, with the title among…
The San Francisco Film Society, the org that presents the city's film festival every spring, will launch a new annual event this autumn, a Fall Celebration that this year will fete features…
The number of films based on actual people or events that have stirred Oscar buzz this year has jumped to 17 from just eight last season.
"I'm trying to find moments that I can make memorable," says Michael B. Jordan, who, at age 26, has already delivered several unforgettable examples.
Ryan Coogler's "Fruitvale Station," Roman Polanski's "Venus in Fur" and Haifaa Al-Mansour's "Wadjda" pepper a line-up which is otherwise dominated by selections from Asia and the Greater China region.
The Carmel Art and Film Festival will honor Melonie Diaz with the "Breakout Actress of 2013" Award at their annual Women in Film luncheon and fundraiser, which will take place Oct. 12 in Carmel…
David O. Russell's “Silver Linings Playbook,” Fox's “Bones” and ABC's “Modern Family” were among the winners Friday at the 39th Humanitas Prize kudos honoring film and TV writers. “Silver Linings”…
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