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Focus Features’ 30 Best Movies, From ‘Brokeback Mountain’ to ‘Eternal Sunshine’

With audacious directors, courageous actors and unforgettable stories that have touched the lives of cinephiles on a global scale, Focus Features has been a fixture in the Hollywood…

Sacheen Littlefeather gets Academy apology 50 years after 1973 Oscars ‘abuse’

The Native-American activist famously refused “The Godfather” star Marlon Brando’s Oscar on his behalf that year.

‘Rafiki’ Director Wanuri Kahiu Talks Making Her Hollywood Debut With Netflix’s Lili Reinhart Dramedy ‘Look Both Ways’

When Wanuri Kahiu first received the script for Netflix’s “Look Both Ways,” the Kenyan director felt like she was, in a certain sense, reading her own story. The…

Fans call for Warner Bros. to pull ‘Flash’ amid Ezra Miller felony charges

Fans were outraged that Warner Bros. Discovery cut “Batgirl” but didn’t pull “The Flash,” after its star Ezra Miller was charged withfelony burglary.

Oscars Race: Ireland Submits ‘The Quiet Girl’ for Best International Feature Film

The Irish Film and Television Academy (IFTA) has chosen Colm Bairéad’s Irish-Language film “The Quiet Girl” (“An Cailín Ciúin”) as Ireland’s entry for the Oscars’ best international feature…

Golden Trailer Awards: ‘The Batman’ and ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Among Nominees, Disney Leads for Studios (EXCLUSIVE)

Disney and Warner Bros. topped the 22nd annual Golden Trailer Awards nominations, announced on Tuesday. Disney picked up a massive haul of 85 nominations, which includes Walt Disney…

Fire breaks out at legendary Italian film studio where ‘Ben-Hur,’ other classics shot

Cinecittà Studios opened in 1937 to produce propaganda for Benito Mussolini’s fascist regime, but later became the backdrop for several Hollywood blockbusters such as “Ben-Hur.”

Sylvester Stallone Slams Producer Again Over ‘Drago’ Spinoff: ‘I Never Wanted Rocky Characters to Be Exploited’

Sylvester Stallone has doubled down on his criticisms of the direction of the “Rocky” franchise, expressing his frustration regarding the newly announced spinoff film “Drago.” The actor shared…

Will Smith, Gamer Guy, Shuts Off Twitter DMs After People Confuse Him (Again) With the Actor

The Twitterverse, once again, has targeted the wrong Will Smith. Will Smith, the famous actor who slapped Chris Rock at the Oscars this year, issued a new apology…

Oscar Predictions: Best Actor – Brendan Fraser’s ‘The Whale’ and Hugh Jackman’s ‘The Son’ Among Most Anticipated Performances

Variety Awards Circuit section is the home for all awards news and related content throughout the year, featuring the following: the official awards predictions for the upcoming Oscars…

Toronto Film Festival Unveils Lineup Featuring New Works From Sam Mendes, Tyler Perry, Darren Aronofsky, Sarah Polley

New works by directors Sam Mendes, Sarah Polley, Tyler Perry, Darren Aronofsky and Reginald Hudlin will screen at the 2022 edition of the Toronto International Film Festival, an…

Chris Rock sets record straight on Will Smith Oscars slap: ‘I’m not a victim’

“Yeah, that s–t hurt, motherf–ker — but I shook that s–t off and went to work the next day,” Rock declared at show with Dave Chappelle and Kevin Hart.