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Founded in 1905, Variety is an entertainment newspaper published weekly by Reed Business Information. The subtitle of the paper is The International Entertainment Weekly. Variety features stories and columns pertaining to theatre, television, radio, music, records and movies. Variety's Vice President and Editor-in-Chief is Peter Bart. Charles Koones serves as President and Publisher. Dana Harris is the Editor and Olivia Hemaratanatorn is the Managing Editor.

Articles from February 20

3 Days in Quiberon
3 Days in QuiberonCOMPETITIONDirector, writer: Emily AtefStarring: Marie Bäumer, Birgit Minichmayr, Charly Hübner, Robert GwisdekOne year before her tragic death at the age of 43, Romy Schneider posed for photographs and gave an extensive interview to...
7 Days in Entebbe
7 Days in EntebbeOUT OF COMPETITIONDirector: José PadilhaStarring: Daniel Brühl, Rosamund Pike, Eddie Marsan, Lior AshkenaziThe word "fascist" is bandied around a lot in José Padilha's re-creation of the 1976 hijacking of Air France flight 139 from Tel...
Actress Trio Shines in Bispuri's 'Daughter of Mine'
Actress Trio Shines in Bispuri's 'Daughter of Mine'REVIEWIT HAS BEEN a little while since the heyday of the Italian island melodrama, since Anna Magnani shaded her eyes from the glare over a darkly sparkling sea, or Ingrid Bergman staggered her stony...
Doc Helmer Explores U.S. Homeless Issues
IN HER LATEST documentary, "Game Girls," which premieres in Panorama, Polish director Alina Skrzeszewska returns to Los Angeles' Skid Row - considered America's homeless capital - to accompany a lesbian couple as they struggle to survive.Skrzeszewska,...
Feng Dials Up 'Cell Phone 2' as Next Pic, Cues Up Acting Gig
LEADING CHINESE filmmaker Feng Xiaogang has set "Cell Phone 2" as his next movie to direct.The film is a follow-up to his 2003 hit "Cell Phone," which was a wry social comedy in which the extramarital affair of a media executive is exposed by his careless...
Festival's Top Job Likely to Be Split in the Future
AMID WIDESPREAD discussion of the future of the Berlin Film Festival after director Dieter Kosslick steps down next year, the signs are increasingly pointing to the likelihood of a double act to succeed the affable longtime chief.Throughout his 17-year...
German Helmer Stuber Shops 'In the Aisles'
GERMAN DIRECTOR Thomas Stuber is making his Berlin competition debut with "In the Aisles," a romantic drama set in a large wholesale market in Leipzig and starring two of Germany's most in-demand actors: Franz Rogowski and Sandra Hüller.The film marks...
Good 'Lad' Sales for TrustNordisk at Mart
TRUSTNORDISK HAS NEARLY sold out Mikkel Braenne Sandemose's live-action fantasy feature "The Ash Lad" at Berlin Festival Festival's EFM.Inspired by a Norwegian folk tale, the film follows the epic journey of Espen, the 17-year-old son of a poor farmer,...
'Green Book' Racks Up Big Sales for Lionsgate Intl
LIONSGATE INTL. is on track to sell out at the Berlin Film Festival on one of the hottest tickets on the market: Viggo Mortensen-starrer "Green Book," which is produced and financed by Participant Media.Directed by Peter Farrelly, and co-starring Mahershala...
High-Profile Pics Draw Deals at Lively Euro Film Mart
CONFOUNDING INDUSTRY pessimism, Berlin's 2018 European Film Market proved the most vibrant in years, led by titles such as "Green Book" with Viggo Mortensen, "Kung Fury" with Michael Fassbender, "Afterburn" with Gerard Butler and Roland Emmerich's epic...
Profile
ProfilePANORAMA SPECIALSay what you will about genre-hopping Kazakh export Timur Bekmambetov: His career keeps you guessing, even when his films don't. Rarely has a director's filmography threaded two films as improbably consecutive as 2016's misguided...
Small Screen Fare Grows at Berlin
INTENSE INDUSTRY interest and growing demand for a major TV market early in the year could lead to a much larger role for small-screen series at the Berlinale and European Film Market in the coming years.Berlin became one of the first A-list festivals...
U - July 22
U - July 22COMPETITIONDirector: Erik PoppeStarring: Andrea Berntzen, Aleksander Holmen, Elli Rhiannon Müller Osborne, Jenny SvennevigInasmuch as there could ever be a good time to premiere a film about the 2011 Utøya massacre, "U - July 22" arrives at...
War Has Ended' Awarded Two Co-Production Market Prizes
TWO OUT OF THREE prestigious monetary prizes, given each year at the Berlinale Co-Production Market, have been awarded to a co-production from producers in Poland, Germany and Israel. Hagar Ben Asher's "The War Has Ended" was awarded with both the Eurimage...
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