Oct. 1 is the deadline for Oscar foreign-language submissions, and there are already some benchmarks: Saudi Arabia offered up its first-ever entry, and Pakistan will be part of the race for the first…
Sony Pictures Classics has confirmed that “Foxcatcher,” directed by Bennett Miller, will be released next year, bowing out of the awards race. A statement said “SPC supports the decision of the…
The Oscar season is barely underway, but we already have a front-runner for the oddest op-ed piece of the year.
Women often complain that there aren't enough good movie roles for actresses, and they're right.
Variety is significantly expanding its focus on award season with the appointment of Tim Gray as awards editor.
Jay Penske, chairman and CEO of Penske Media Corporation, and Michelle Sobrino, newly installed publisher of Variety, today named Claudia Eller, Cynthia Littleton and Andrew Wallenstein as the new…
Jan. 15 would have been the 84th birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. And Nov. 22 will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy. So 2013 is bookended with reminders that we…
Current books by staffers include Cynthia Littleton's examination of the Hollywood writers strike, Robert Hofler's study of film's sexual revolution, Jon Burlingame's celebration of the music of…
Ted Turner's Superstation TBS marked the start of basic cable, and he pioneered made-for-basic-cable programming. His TBS-Atlanta Braves synergy rewrote the rules of sports broadcasting. His CNN was…
I love awards season, though deep down I don't believe "best" is really applicable to any creative endeavor. (Who's "best," Mozart, Verdi or Beethoven? Rembrandt, Picasso, Matisse? They're all pretty…
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