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How ‘The Power of The Dog’ Team Wove in Tension Through Sound Mix

Re-recording mixer Tara Webb and dialogue supervisor Leah Katz worked on Jane Campion’s “The Power of the Dog,” with Webb delivering a powerful soundscape based on strategically stripping…

‘Power of the Dog,’ ‘Dune’ Editors Weave Tension Into Their Cuts

“The Power of the Dog” editor Peter Sciberras was drawn to the psychological tension woven into Jane Campion’s script. That tension underlined the relationship between the Burbank brothers…

Tales from the Awards Circuit: Highlights of a Return to Live Events

In the past year, thanks to vaccines and an abundance of caution, in-person events began to resume throughout the season. It began with Emmy FYC panels, usually filled…

SAG Nomination Final Predictions: ‘Belfast’ Set to Lead, Daniel Craig’s Last 007 Outing Could Surprise

The Screen Actors Guild Award nominations, along with the longlist for the BAFTA Awards, are major precursors to the Academy Awards, so let’s take a look at how…

Our 2022 Golden Globes predictions: Who will win

The 2022 Golden Globes won’t be televised this year after the group behind it, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, has been rocked by scandal — including the news it has no black members. But the show will go on, sort of: Beginning at 9 p.m. on Sun., Jan. 9, you can watch for winners’ names to…

Andrew Garfield Finally Spills About ‘Spider-Man’ Return and Future — and the ‘Gift’ of ‘Tick, Tick Boom!’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Is anyone having a year like Andrew Garfield’s? Following a lengthy stage hiatus (which nabbed him a Tony Award), the actor stormed the fourth quarter of 2021 with…

Could Kodi Smit-McPhee Become the Second Youngest Supporting Actor Winner for ‘The Power of the Dog’?

Kodi Smit-McPhee has maintained a stronghold this awards season for his work as Peter Gordon in Netflix’s “The Power of the Dog.” Pundits and awards enthusiasts have to…

BAFTA Embraces Surprises After Voting Overhaul

Until last year, handicapping the BAFTA nominees was a considerably more straightforward process. Given the British film awards ceremony’s ever-closer shadowing of the Academy Awards since moving to…

Susanna Moore on Jane Campion’s Complex Cowboy in ‘Power of the Dog’

For Variety‘s Writers on Writers, Susanna Moore pens a tribute to “Power of the Dog” (screenplay by Jane Campion). Jane Campion’s film “The Power of the Dog” is…

Kevin Feige and Amy Pascal Discuss Their Future ‘Spider-Man’ Plans: ‘We Want to Top Ourselves in Quality and Emotion’

Longtime “Spider-Man” series producer Amy Pascal and Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige have an offbeat filmmaking partnership, as they demonstrated in a new interview. In a conversation with…

‘Succession,’ ‘Belfast,’ ‘The White Lotus’ Lead 2021 AACTA International Award Nominees

The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) announced the nominations for their annual AACTA International Awards, with “Belfast” leading the pack of film nominations and “Succession”…

How ‘Belfast,’ ‘CODA’ and Other Ensemble Films Built Their Families

Filmmaking involves creating illusions. From massive CGI-driven battle sequences between interstellar armadas to historically accurate art direction from any and all moments of humanity’s history, the trick is…