Magazine article Variety

Maestros En Masse

Magazine article Variety

Maestros En Masse

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As the awards season gathers momentum like an impending tsunami, the continuing refrain around the Variety offices - whether talking about movies or the individual talents behind them -quality films are so abundant it's almost overwhelming.

Whether it's voters in the Academy or the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn, or the guilds or a critics organization, there's something for every taste, and consensus appears almost inconceivable at this juncture.

The mix might be more multi-generational than ever: There are the old masters like Steven Spielberg and Ridley Scott: the Sundance generation of David 0. Russell and Todd Haynes; bad boys-turned-seasoned vets like Quentin Tarantino and Danny Boyle; trailblazers like Alejandro G. Inarritu and Charlie Kaufman; and rising stars like Denis Villeneuve and John Crowley.

Among the actors, new-generation stars such as Rooney Mara and Carrie Mulligan hold their own when paired with film royalty like Cate Blanchett and Meryl Streep, respectively. …

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