Posts Tagged ‘film’

Lorna Tee Hired As Artistic Director of Netherlands’ CinemAsia Festival

February 23, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Producer and former Variety executive takes up festival director role

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Korea Box Office: ‘Kingsman’ Is Biggest Non-Korean R-rated Release

February 23, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Lunar New Year holiday gives revenue big boost. "Ode" overtakes "Avatar"

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Oscars Red Carpet: Silver Gowns Take Home the Gold

February 23, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Oscar gold was complemented by silver gowns on the red carpet for the 87th Academy Awards. The evening’s trends were all embodied by one red carpet maven: Lady Gaga, in her silver Azzedine Alaia gown with red elbow-length gloves that weren’t unanimously loved by viewers. Gaga was joined in silver by best actress nominee Felicity... Read more

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Oscars Live Blog: Red Carpet Photos, Interviews and More

February 22, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Welcome to our 87th Academy Awards live blog. Follow Variety’s award-winning staff for all of the behind-the-scenes action from the Dolby Theater in Hollywood!

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Sneak Peek: Apple’s Oscar Commercial with Martin Scorsese

February 22, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Apple is using the Academy Awards to remind Hollywood that the iPad is a powerful filmmaking tool. The tech giant enlisted Martin Scorsese for a spot scheduled to run during the Oscar telecast that will feature real-life high-school students using the tablets to shoot and edit their own work. Apple donated iPads to the Los Angeles... Read more

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The 5 Best Backstage Moments from the Spirit Awards

February 22, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

The Independent Spirit Awards, which turned 30 this year, have always been like the afternoon bachelorette party on the day before the Oscars. The Santa Monica celebration takes place on a tent on the beach on Saturday, with free-flowing bottles of beer and tequila on each table. Even the most VIP-celebrities use the porta-a-pottys–just ask... Read more

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Oscars Live Stream 2015: Watch the Show Online

February 22, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

For the second year in a row, ABC will stream the Academy Awards online through its Watch ABC app. Customers with a participating pay TV provider can click here to access the broadcast of Sunday’s Oscar ceremony . Livestreaming is currently available through Comcast, Cablevision, Cox Communications, Charter Communications, DISH, DirecTV, Midcontinent Communications, Verizon FiOS, Google Fiber and AT&T... Read more

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Film Review: ‘I Am a Knife With Legs’

February 22, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Anyone would have to admire the singularity of vision required to steer such a willfully silly project over a long, long haul.

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Oscars Predictions: Jeff Bridges & More Stars Reveal Top Picks

February 22, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

With the 2015 Oscars just around the corner, Variety asked A-listers who they’re rooting for this season. Two-time Academy Award winner Jeff Bridges is rooting for Michael Keaton, as is Wilmer Valderrama, making “Birdman” a frontrunner among the stars on the red carpet at Variety‘s annual pre-Oscar bash, unite4:humanity, on Feb. 19. Who else do the stars think will walk... Read more

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Bruce Sinofsky, ‘Paradise Lost’ Trilogy Director, Dies at 58

February 21, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Documentary director Bruce Sinofsky, best known for his “Paradise Lost” films about the “West Memphis Three,” has died. He was 58. His documentary partner Joe Berlinger tweeted the news on Saturday morning. “Devastated to report death of my best friend and #documentary partner Bruce Sinofsky this morning.Details to follow. Great man, sad day #RIP,” he... Read more

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