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‘Parasite,’ ‘Pain & Glory’ & ‘Les Miserables’ Make 2020 International Film Oscar Shortlist

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the 10 films that have made it to the next stage of voting for the 2020 International Film Academy Award. As expected, Bong Joon Ho’s “Parasite,” Pedro Almodovar’s “Pain and Glory” and Ladj Ly’s “Les Miserables” made the list. They were joined by films such as […]

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Why the Writers Guild Awards Never Nominate Quentin Tarantino

One way the Writers Guild of America leverages clout is by withholding non-signatories from being part of the WGA Awards. That’s why unlike other guilds, a clump of indie, British, and animated movies find themselves excluded every year. A WGA nomination isn’t essential for Oscar nomination; exceptions include American indie “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” […]

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‘Cats’ Director Tom Hooper Has Seen Your Hatred and Finds It ‘Quite Entertaining’

One thing moviegoers need to keep in mind when shading Universal’s upcoming “Cats” musical adaptation is that it’s directed by Tom Hooper. The filmmaker’s last three movies were “The King’s Speech,” “Les Misérables,” and “The Danish Girl,” all of which earned several Oscar nominations and at least one win. Hooper won Best Director for “The […]

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‘Harriet,’ ‘Jojo Rabbit,’ and ‘Parasite’ Reap Holiday Box Office Bounty

This year, responding to the pushed-up Oscar calendar and competitive bookings, distributors opened more fall movies earlier than usual. Usually a major awards player like “Roma,” “Darkest Hour” or “The Favourite” opens on the well-attended Thanksgiving weekend.That’s why the weekend saw no new breakout limited opener, but rather Netflix’s fall festival hit “The Two Popes,” […]

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‘The Traitor,’ ‘An Officer and a Spy,’ ‘Pain and Glory’ Lead European Film Awards Race

Marco Bellocchio’s “The Traitor,” Roman Polanski’s “An Officer and a Spy” and Pedro Almodóvar’s “Pain and Glory” lead the race for the 32nd European Film Awards with four nominations apiece in the major categories. The awards, voted on by more than 3,600 members of the European Film Academy, will be presented at the awards ceremony […]

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‘The Traitor,’ ‘An Officer and a Spy,’ ‘Pain and Glory’ Lead European Film Awards Race

Marco Bellocchio’s “The Traitor,” Roman Polanski’s “An Officer and a Spy” and Pedro Almodóvar’s “Pain and Glory” lead the race for the 32nd European Film Awards with four nominations apiece in the major categories. The awards, voted on by more than 3,600 members of the European Film Academy, will be presented at the awards ceremony […]

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‘Pain & Glory,’ ‘Les Miserables,’ & ‘The Traitor’ Get 2019 European Film Awards Boost

The nominations for the 2019 European Film Awards were announced on Saturday morning at the Seville Film Festival and in no surprise, Pedro Almodovar’s “Pain and Glory” took four nods including European Film, European Director (Almodovar), European Actor (Antonio Banderas) and European Screenwriter (Almodovar). Two other films surprised with four nominations including the top prize; […]

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Anton’s Sebastien Raybaud Eyes Move into TV Series Production

London-based financier and producer Anton, which already fully finances a slate of its own feature films and short-form content, as well as co-financing big-budget TV shows like HBO/BBC’s “His Dark Materials,” is moving into the development and production of its own scripted series, Anton founder Sebastien Raybaud tells Variety.The 8-year-old company, named after Russian playwright […]

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Hugh Jackman announces Australian arena tour, as The Greatest Showman looks set for sequel

‘My knees are bending in ways they haven’t in a while,’ says the 50-year-old actor, of his all-singing, all-dancing live showHugh Jackman’s first world tour will be coming to Australia in August, with special guest appearances from actor and singer Keala Settle, who played the bearded woman in 2017’s Jackman-starring The Greatest Showman.The Australian actor […]

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Emily Blunt and Hugh Jackman on Making Musicals (and Horror!) at the Movies

Emily Blunt and Hugh Jackman sat down for Variety’s Actors on Actors. For more, click here.Anyone who’s ever seen “The Greatest Showman” or “Les Misérables,” or the Broadway musical “The Boy From Oz,” knows that Hugh Jackman can belt out a tune. This Oscar season, however, he’s resting his singing voice and taking on another […]

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