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Scores from ‘Green Book,’ ‘Solo,’ Others Disqualified from Oscar Race (Exclusive)

First-round voting is underway for Oscar’s Original Song and Original Score categories, but Academy music-branch voters are discovering that four talked-about scores are missing from the eligibility list.Music for “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” “Green Book,” “Mandy” and “The Other Side of the Wind” has been disqualified for various reasons, Variety has learned.More than 150 […]

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‘The Favourite,’ ‘Sorry to Bother You’ Among Screenplays Not Eligible for WGA Awards (Exclusive)

Fox Searchlight’s “The Favourite,” Annapurna’s “Sorry to Bother You” and “The Sisters Brothers” and A24’s “Hereditary” are among the films that will not be competing for the upcoming Writers Guild Awards nominations, Variety has learned. They and a slew of other titles are not eligible due to the guild’s strictures stipulating conformity to the its […]

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‘The Favourite,’ ‘Sorry to Bother You’ Among Screenplays Not Eligible for WGA Awards (Exclusive)

Fox Searchlight’s “The Favourite,” Annapurna’s “Sorry to Bother You” and “The Sisters Brothers” and A24’s “Hereditary” are among the films that will not be competing for the upcoming Writers Guild Awards nominations, Variety has learned. They and a slew of other titles are not eligible due to the guild’s strictures stipulating conformity to the its […]

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Morgan Neville: ‘They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead’ Is No Orson Welles Biography

“There’s a fair amount of debate over which you should see first,” filmmaker Morgan Neville told the crowd at an International Documentary Association screening of his latest doc, “They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead,” about the making of Orson Welles’ final, previously unfinished film.The documentary and a completed version of Welles’ movie, “The Other Side […]

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‘The Other Side of the Wind’ Review: Netflix Revives an Orson Welles Artifact [Nyff]

The Other Side of the Wind is finally complete — or rather “complete.” Nominally. The final film by the great Orson Welles (assuming The Deep never sees the light of day) begins with a title card explaining that this version, restored by the folks at Netflix, exists as “an attempt to honor and complete” Welles’ […]

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Could Orson Welles Compete for an Oscar One Last Time?

It’s been nearly 50 years since Orson Welles called up friend and colleague Peter Bogdanovich, just before the young filmmaker flew to Texas to begin production on “The Last Picture Show,” to knock out some of the earliest footage of what would eventually become Welles’ swan song. Thanks to Netflix and a dedicated crew, “The […]

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Venice Film Festival Lineup: Heavy on Award Hopefuls, Netflix and Star Power

New works from the Coen brothers, Paul Greengrass and Alfonso Cuaron are set to world-premiere at the Venice Film Festival, part of an impressive lineup that is heavy on award hopefuls, embraces Netflix wholeheartedly and promises high-wattage star power on the Lido.Venice artistic director Alberto Barbera unveiled six Netflix originals on the festival’s slate at […]

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Netflix Agrees to Theatrical Release for Orson Welles’ Final Film, ‘The Other Side of the Wind’

Netflix will bring Orson Welles’ generations-awaited final work to computer and cineplex screens. Wellesnet first reported the theatrical release, revealed in a May 27 tweet from Frank Marshall, production manager during the original shoot (1970-1976). More than 1,000 reels of film negatives languished in a Paris vault until March 2017, when the streaming service acquired […]

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Netflix Eyes Cannes Loophole, Could Buy ‘Everybody Knows’ and More Palme d’Or Contenders — Report

The drama between Netflix and the Cannes Film Festival might not be over. According to a Variety report, the streaming giant is eyeing major acquisition deals at the 2018 festival and is reportedly interesting in picking up Asghar Farhadi’s opener “Everybody Knows,” starring Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem.Cannes reinstated a rule for the 2018 festival […]

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Orson Welles’ Daughter Pleaded With Netflix To Reconsider Decision Not To Take His Movie To Cannes

Orson Welles’ daughter Beatrice has added her voice to the on-going dispute between Cannes and Netflix. The actress and designer, who also administers the Orson Welles estate, sent a letter to Netflix’s chief content officer Ted Sarandos on Sunday asking him to reconsider his plan not to send her father’s film The Other Side Of […]

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