Film Review: ‘Siren’

December 3, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

A belated feature expansion of the best segment from 2012 horror omnibus "V/H/S," with Hannah Fierman as the titular creature the only major returning talent.

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From ‘La La Land’ to ‘Jackie,’ Celluloid Thrives in Cinematography Oscar Race

November 28, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

An interesting note in this year's Oscar race is the amount of film productions, including "La La Land," "Jackie" and "Silence."

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Film Review: ‘Po’

November 25, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Noble intentions alone do not a great movie make, as evidenced by “PO,” whose heart is in the right place but whose drama is woefully lacking in momentum.

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Golden Globe TV Nominations Embrace International Appeal

November 23, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Series like 'Outlander,' 'Narcos,' and 'Penny Dreadful' find more love from HFPA than Emmy voters

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Film Review: ‘A Flickering Truth’

November 22, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Pietra Brettkelly evocatively layers damaged archival images, potently interspersing them with footage chronicling the rebirth of Afghan Films.

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Sony Aims for Oscars With ‘Sausage Party’ Original Song ‘The Great Beyond’ (NSFW)

November 21, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Watch an exclusive clip of the song, which will be presented to the music branch for consideration.

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European Pay TV Network Sky Ups Zai Bennett to U.K. Content Chief (Report)

November 17, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

European pay-TV operator Sky has promoted Zai Bennett, formerly head of premium drama channel Sky Atlantic in the U.K., to director of programs, Sky Entertainment U.K. and Ireland, according to reports. More to follow.

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Female Directors Still Underdogs for Oscar Attention

November 15, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Women behind some of the year's most acclaimed films are considered longshots for Academy Awards attention.

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Oscars 2016 Director Race Welcomes Newcomers, Fresh Voices

November 15, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Filmmakers on their first, second, or third film find their way into awards spotlight.

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Ava DuVernay on Trump and Mass Incarceration: ‘He Feels It’s a Business’

November 14, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Ava DuVernay discussed her expectations for the "prison industrial complex" under a Trump regime.

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