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Nearly a decade after "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" pulled off one of the biggest Oscar-night sweeps of all time, it seems almost unthinkable that it could have played out any other…
"Prisoners," an ambitious drama about two kidnapped children, could be a surprise entry at this year's Oscars. Although the film isn't a lock for major nominations, it's a darkhorse with a passionate…
French-Canadian Denis Villeneuve said “Prisoners,” his Hollywood directing debut, made him very positive about the future: “It gave me a lot of hope about movies. I found people who were there to…
Writer Aaron Guzikowski and director Denis Villeneuve share details about making “Prisoners,” such as the development of Jake Gyllenhaal's Detective Loki.
Hugh Jackman gave his first interview to Variety on Friday afternoon since announcing this week that doctors had removed skin cancer cells from his nose. On Thursday, Jackman posted a snapshot on…
Variety Screening Series Q&A: Jake Gyllenhaal and Denis Villeneuve On the Uphill Battle of Releasing 'Prisoners'
“Prisoners” may be among the darkest fare to hit theaters this fall, but at the Variety Screening Series showing at the Arclight on Nov. 15, Jake Gyllenhaal and director Denis Villeneuve couldn't…
Awards-watchers were positively drunk with excitement during the Venice-Telluride-Toronto fests, but a month later, everybody has started to sober up as additional contenders are being screened…