"The Sisters Brothers" spins a unique Western yarn                "Colette" is another period piece showcase for Kiera Knightley                John C. Reilly looks like a late breaking Academy Award player in the Trailer for "Stan & Ollie"                Brie Larson saves the day in the First Trailer for "Captain Marvel"                The Toronto International Film Festival boosts "Green Book" with its Top Prize                Updated Academy Award predictions for early September                "White Boy Rick" is a compelling character study and period piece                Taking a look at potential Best Supporting Actress contenders                Shane Black gives "The Predator" his signature clever spin                Venice Film Festival award winners include "The Favourite" and "Roma"                Taking a look at potential Best Supporting Actor contenders                Watch out for Ben Foster in Best Supporting Actor for "Leave No Trace"                "The Favourite" releases a new Trailer to build off of its positive festival buzz                "All About Nina" and "Fahrenheit 11/9": Films to look forward to in September                Trailer for "The Front Runner" and Buzz from Telluride suggest another Oscar player for Jason Reitman        

Tag Archives: variety

Hollywood Gives Back® with CineCause, showcasing the other side of Hollywood

This year, with the appointment of Fest veteran Jon Fitzgerald as Executive Director of the 17th Annual Hollywood Film Festival, films that matter will have an opportunity to be showcased in the heart of Hollywood. Fitzgerald will be working closely with festival founder Carlos de Abreu, and will be in charge[...]

Los Angeles Times to be Presenting Sponsor for 2012 Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Film Awards

HollywoodNews.com: Entering their sixteenth year, the Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Film Awards announced today that the Los Angeles Times will be the Presenting Sponsor of this year’s festival and star-studded gala. “We are very honored and excited to have the Los Angeles Times as our Presenting Sponsor,” said founder and[...]

Opportunity for filmmakers looking for a break. Hollywood Film Festival

HollywoodNews.com: “The ultimate networking opportunity for filmmakers looking for a break,” said Variety. Be Discovered in HOLLYWOOD! Great Networking Opportunity! The 16th Annual HOLLYWOOD FILM FESTIVAL is now open for submissions in the follow genres: Features (all genres including animation, drama, comedy, horror), Docs, and Shorts (including animation). The HOLLYWOOD[...]

Abigail Breslin considering role in Valentine’s Day sequel

HollywoodNews.com: Teen star Abigail Breslin is reportedly in talks to star in ‘Valentine’s Day’ sequel ‘New Year’s Eve.’ The 14-year-old, who is best known for roles in movies such as ‘Little Miss Sunshine,’ is said to be negotiating a part in the spinoff to the Garry Marshall flick that was[...]

‘Piranha 3D’ heads for the beach again in part II

HollywoodNews.com: Following in the footsteps of another celebrity fish, “Jaws,” “Piranha 3D” wants to take its hunger to another beach – in a sequel. Dimension announced that it would make a follow up to the film which ranked sixth this past weekend in a crowded marketplace, making $10.1 million. Mark Canton is[...]

Production Designer Nitin Chandrakant Desai to be honored by the ADG Film Society

HollywoodNews.com: The Art Directors Guild (ADG) Film Society and American Cinematheque will honor Production Designer Nitin Chandrakant Desai with a screening of the film “Devdas” (2002) on Sunday, August 29, at 5:30 pm at the Egyptian Theatre (6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood). Sponsored by Variety, this film is the fourth of[...]

Blogger Wars: Variety vs. Entertainment Blogosphere

By ROBERT W. WELKOS The war between “Variety” and the entertainment blogosphere is heating up. “Los Angeles Times” film columnist Patrick Goldstein reports that the Hollywood trade publication “Variety” isn’t pleased getting scooped day in and day out on casting decisions by upstart online outfits. “My sources at a number of different[...]

Has Variety been listed for sale?

The Wrap is reporting that according to many sources in the industry, Variety has been posted for sale. Owner Reed Business Information who owns the company has denied putting it up for sale since July. RBI planned on putting magazines up for sale one at a time, with Variety being[...]

Cameron shows us his childhood

James Cameron has dug deep into his childhood and has brought us a story of “Avatar” that is as epic as his career. According to Filmcontact, Cameron said that the project is “very personal for me, it was the dream project that I’ve always wanted to do. It was the[...]

“New Variety Editor Knows Nothing…”

Ouch…Nikki Finke has sharp words for the new editor of the trade paper “Variety.” “Why in the world ex-‘Los Angeles Times”s errand boy Leo Wolisnky has been named editor of ‘Daily Variety’ is bewildering to say the least. The guy knows nothing about the entertainment biz. He was long considered[...]