On Wednesday night, the ballroom at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel was filled with so many talented heavyweights and the power players behind them that Doreen Ringer-Ross, mistress of ceremonies at the…
Nearly 80 awards are scheduled to be presented at the Creative Arts Emmy ceremony today at the Nokia Theatre.
Atom Egoyan's starry dramatization of the West Memphis Three case transforms a fascinating tale of small-town prejudice and miscarried justice into a surprisingly staid courtroom drama.
MUSIC COMPOSITION FOR A SERIES "Arrested Development" David Schwartz › Two previous noms › Episode: "Flight of the Phoenix" › Series' signature Tahitian ukelele, jazzy themes return; rare score nod…
With the exception of a few top-tier names, most composers toil away in the shadow of A-list movie stars and directors. The exception comes with six European film music festivals, where they -- and…
In what amounts to a second chance to get some awards love after being locked out of the Academy's score nominees for "The Master" this past year, composer Jonny Greenwood is among the five who will…
Through both spirit and deliberate design, the Canadian Film Centre today reflects the values of founder Norman Jewison and his body of work.
This time, the "Argo" story in Variety is truly about a big picture. Connecting three decades of history while erasing a quarter-century of Oscar protocol, Ben Affleck's "Argo" survived -- and…
After years of scoring indie/arthouse fare including "The Sweet Hereafter," "Girl, Interrupted" and "Little Miss Sunshine," Canadian composer Mychael Danna's profile has risen considerably with his…
In Thursday's unveiling of the nominees for the 85th Academy Awards, there are milestones, both big and small, and noteworthy bits of biz history. Among them: