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.
Kill Your Darlings
Daniel Radcliffe, writer Austin Bunn, Dane DeHaan, and director John Krokidas discuss the Allen Ginsburg drama at the Variety Screenings Series.
"12 Years a Slave," "All Is Lost," "Carrie," "Escape Plan," "The Fifth Estate," "Kill Your Darlings" and other new releases reviewed.
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
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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.
No sooner had Dane DeHaan started acting onscreen than the industry dubbed him "the next Leonardo DiCaprio."
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Following the Southland preem of “Kill Your Darlings” at the Writer's Guild Theater on Oct. 3, Daniel Radcliffe, Dane DeHaan, Michael C. Hall and others gathered at the Thompson Beverly Hills Hotel…
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“August: Osage County” will play one of the two centerpiece slots at this year's Hamptons Intl. Film Festival, joining a lineup of buzzy festival-circuit alums including opener “Kill Your Darlings,”…