VISIT VARIETY'S ACADEMY CENTRAL Deep Throat told Woodward and Bernstein to "follow the money," and if you heed the advice, you'll quickly discover the method to Oscar-season madness. This morning…
Some interesting tidbits about the Academy's 72nd class of Oscar nominees.
Either 1999 saw a flood of good work, or else a lot of deserving candidates were simply unable to generate Oscar heat. The 72nd annual Academy Awards are almost as notable for the no-shows as for…
"American Beauty" producers Bruce Cohen and Dan Jinks and screenwriter Alan Ball, assembled for a pre-dawn breakfast at Jinks' home in the Hollywood Hills. "A year ago today, we were trying to…
Christina Ricci has agreed to star in and co-produce "Prozac Nation," an adaptation of the Elizabeth Wurtzel nonfiction book which will be directed by Norwegian helmer Erik Skjoldbjaerg ("Insomnia")…
Appropriately enough for a movie whose protagonist is obsessed with portents, premonitions and other preternatural matters, "Signs & Wonders" is sufficiently disastrous to reinforce belief in a…
It may be the lion king at the box office, but at the Oscars, the Walt Disney Co. has historically been more like a mouse ... until now.
New Line-based ChickFlicks, launched last year by Sara Risher to develop films appealing to women, has formed an alliance with veteran executive Leslie Tobin Bacon and her U.K.-based Bacon & Eggs…
Germany renewed an existing film accord with Spain and made headway on a French-German linkup over the weekend in an attempt to simplify cross-European filmmaking and form a united European front.
Following the meltdown of CIC, Paramount's international homevideo joint venture with Universal, Paramount Home Entertainment will launch its first batch of video titles in Italy this month on the…
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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Frozen1Weekend: $31.6M Disney
Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace3Weekend: $5.3M Relativity Media