best picture

The 2016 film, starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling as an aspiring actress and a jazz musician, won six Oscars.

Robertson landed small roles in three films nominated for the Best Picture Oscar: “Airport” (1970); “Norma Rae” (1979); and “JFK” (1991).

Variety Awards Circuit section is the home for all awards news and related content throughout the year, featuring the following: the official predictions for the upcoming Oscars, Emmys, Grammys and Tony awards ceremonies, curated by Variety senior awards editor Clayton Davis. The prediction pages are Davis’ assessment of the current…

Niña Niño Films’ “Outsider Girls” (“Las Demás”), the debut feature of rising Chilean talent Alexandra Hyland, which world premieres in the Bright Future sidebar of Intl. Film Festival Rotterdam, has bowed its trailer exclusively with Variety. Hyland was named one of Variety’s Five Chilean Talents to Watch in 2018. Her…

After Oscar nominations were announced Tuesday, contenders like “Everything Everywhere All at Once,” “The Banshees of Inisherin” and “Women Talking” welcomed a slight boost in box office grosses. This year, a broader mix of commercial and arthouse offerings are among the 10 films vying for best picture. On the populist…

After Oscar nominations were announced Tuesday, contenders like “Everything Everywhere All at Once,” “The Banshees of Inisherin” and “Women Talking” welcomed a slight boost in box office grosses. This year, a broader mix of commercial and arthouse offerings are among the 10 films vying for best picture. On the populist…

The distribution deals that make headlines at the Sundance Film Festival can feel like engagement announcements (“‘The Big Sick’ will marry Amazon Studios for $12 million!”). Those deals mean the world to the parties involved (the filmmakers, the actors, the producers, the distribution companies, the agents and everybody’s mother). But…

Pandora is more powerful than a galaxy far, far away. “Avatar: The Way of Water” has passed “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” as the fourth highest-grossing movie of all time. Director James Cameron’s sci-fi epic has now earned $2.075 billion at the global box office. “The Force Awakens,” another sci-fi…

Diane Warren received an honorary Oscar this year — but holds the record in the original song category for more nominations without a single win. Yet the songwriter doesn’t appear to be bitter about it — and actually maintains a sense of humor about the dubious honor. (“I’ve been f—ed…

Harrison Ford is over the moon about Ke Huy Quan earning an Oscar nomination, the first of the latter’s career. Quan is nominated in the supporting actor category for his performance in “Everything Everywhere All at Once,” which has already garnered him prizes from the Golden Globes and Critics Choice…

As the first in-person edition of the Sundance Film Festival since 2020, this year’s festival came as a welcome reminder of what it’s like to mingle with fellow film fanatics in the cold air and pristine mountain beauty of Park City. In fact, most everyone at Sundance was so glad…