Few performances in this year's supporting actor race pack this kind of emotional punch.
Walter Murch is extraordinary even within his own field: He was six times Oscar-nominated for film editing, three times nominated for sound mixing, winning for mixing on “Apocalypse Now,” and…
It's a mix of thrillers, dramas and even animated fare in this year's crowded batch of director contenders.
News and notes from the floor as Hollywood's A-list turns out to celebrate legends.
LONDON — Grimur Hakonarson’s "Rams," which won top prize in Cannes' Un Certain Regard and is Iceland’s Oscar entry, opens the 13th Zagreb Film Festival on Saturday. In attendance will be Hakonarson…
The strengths of the following 35 features are too rich and rewarding to summarize adequately in the space provided. But needless to say, each and every one of them has generated considerable buzz…
An indie film scene that barely registered a pulse all year finally showed flickers of life last weekend. “Spotlight,” a hard-hitting drama about the Boston Globe’s investigation of the Catholic…
LONDON — Berlin-based world sales company M-Appeal has picked up Slavek Horak’s “Home Care,” which is the Czech Republic's entry in the contest for the foreign-language film Oscar. The movie world…
Chris Rock is in serious talks to host the 88th Academy Awards, Variety has learned, with an official announcement expected shortly. A spokesman for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences…
From flawed tech pioneers to embattled immigrant doctors, this year's best actor Oscar race is a fascinating study of heroism in all of its nuances.
As usual, this year's makeup Oscar race features a wide array of character transformations, period detail and genre manifestations.