Willem Dafoe

Breaking Down TIFF’s Best Moments, From Lil Nas X’s Triumph to ‘American Fiction’ Oscar Buzz 

It’s been a Toronto Film Festival like few others. The writers and actors strikes meant that many A-listers opted not to touch down in Canada this year, depriving […]

‘Memory’ Offers Painful Reminder the Academy Still Owes Peter Sarsgaard an Oscar Nom: Will They Remember This Year?

It’s time for Peter Sarsgaard to finally shatter the Oscar glass. Once upon a time, actor Peter Sarsgaard won the most precursors prizes during the 2003-2004 awards season […]

Oscars Predictions: Supporting Actor – Mark Ruffalo’s Committed Turn in ‘Poor Things’ Could Bring Him a Fourth Nod

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 […]

Italian Cinema Builds on Bumper Budgets to Up Quality, Be Bolder, Battle in International Markets

Venice Film Festival artistic director Alberto Barbera is adamant about his decision to place six Italian movies in this year’s 23-title festival lineup. “Nobody accused the French of […]

Saverio Costanzo on Why ‘Finally Dawn’ Starring Lily James as a 1950’s Diva is His Coming of Age Movie

Saverio Costanzo, who was last in the Venice competition in 2014 with Adam Driver-starrer “Hungry Hearts,” is back on the Lido with “Finally Dawn.” The 1950s-set film stars […]

Tom Holland Recalls Scary Run in with Willem Dafoe’s Goblin on Spider-Man: No Way Home Set

With all but Alfred Molina and Jamie Foxx’s appearances in the Spider-Man: No Way Home being unconfirmed until the arrival of the latest trailer, it must have been […]