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Have the Oscars Become the Olympics of Cinema?

In April 2019, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences board of governors decided to change the name of the foreign-language-film category, saying it was “outdated within…

Gina Rodriguez to Lead Apple TV Plus Adaptation of Pedro Almodóvar’s ‘Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown’

“Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown,” Pedro Almodóvar’s hit dark comedy starring Carmen Maura and Fernando Guillén, will be adapted for an Apple TV Plus series.…

Critics Choice Foreign-Language Nominees Give Voice to Global Protests

Red jumpsuits, Salvador Dalí masks and the Italian anti-fascist revolutionary anthem “Bella Ciao” are no longer merely elements that comprise the iconoclastic Spanish caper drama “Money Heist.” They’ve…

SAG Predictions: Best Cast Ensemble – A Place for ‘CODA’ to Shine

RANK FILM STUDIO CAST 1 “Belfast” Focus Features Caitríona Balfe, Judi Dench, Jamie Dornan, Ciarán Hinds, Colin Morgan, Jude Hill 2 “CODA” Apple Original Films Emilia Jones, Eugenio…

Bilingual Comedy ‘Acapulco’ Brings Technicolor Charm, Sly Subversion to Apple TV Plus: TV Review

When wide-eyed, ambitious Maximo (Enrique Arrizon) looks at the gleaming pink hotel that’s overlooked Acapulco his entire life, he sees opportunities and riches he can’t get anywhere else…

Banijay Americas Launches New Production Studio in Mexico With Marie Leguizamo at Helm (EXCLUSIVE)

In response to the growing demand for premium content across the Americas, Banijay Americas has launched a new unscripted production studio in Mexico with Emmy-nominated producer Marie Leguizamo…

Singing and Signing: How Siân Heder’s ‘CODA’ Makes Music Come Alive for a Deaf Community

Writer-director Siân Heder makes it very clear she knew the double meaning of “CODA,” the title of her new Apple TV Plus film, an acronym for Child of…

Could ‘CODA’ and Marlee Matlin Bring Joyful Storytelling and Family-Friendly Movies Back to the Oscar Race?

One year after “Sound of Metal” made a significant impact at the Oscars, Sian Heder’s “CODA” shows itself as an outstanding example for representation in the disability community,…

‘CODA’ review: Movie about a deaf family is a major heart-warmer

“CODA” is part of that fizzling of genre of film, popular in the ’90s, in which you’re almost always on the verge of sobbing while watching it.

Oscars Predictions: Best Director – Will There Be a Shortage of Women Directors in the Running?

Variety’s Awards Circuit is home to the official predictions for the upcoming Oscars and Emmys ceremonies from film awards editor Clayton Davis. Following history, buzz, news, reviews and…

Aaron Carter Says He’s Going Fully Nude in Las Vegas Musical Revue ‘Naked Boys Singing’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Hello, gorgeous. Guess who’s my guest on this week’s “Just for Variety” podcast? Barbra Streisand! We talked about her new album “Release Me 2,” why we haven’t seen…

Apple’s ‘CODA’ Wins Sundance Film Festival: London BIFA Award

Siân Heder’s “CODA,” an Apple original film, has won the 2021 Sundance Film Festival: London Award presented by BIFA. The award was voted for by 40 leading professionals…