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    Watch: The Variety Awards Supporting Actor Roundtable Featuring James Franco, John Goodman and Geoffrey Rush

    Variety unveils another installment of their yearly Roundtable series, featuring an in-depth talk between this year's stand-out supporting actors.

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    Variety Picks 10 Directors to Watch for 2013: Amazingly, Nearly Half are Women

    Variety has chosen its 10 Directors to Watch for 2013 and believe it or not, five of the 11 directors on the list (one entry consists of a pair) are women.

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    Variety's 10 Screenwriters To Watch Honored At Whistler Film Festival

    Following is a lineup of some of the industry events that will be happening there next week the 13th annual Whistler Film Festival (December 4 – 8, 2013) will host Variety’s 10 Screenwriters To Watch for the second consecutive year

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    Variety Hires Newsweek/Daily Beasts's Setoodeh as New York Film Editor

    Claudia Eller, Variety editor-in-chief, film, has made a big hire: Newsweek/Daily Beast journalist Ramin Setoodeh as New York film editor. According to Variety, which is trying to catch up with tech-savvy rival trades The Hollywood Reporter and its new owner Jay Penske's own Deadline, Setoodeh will...

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    Trade Wars Update: Who's Yelling Now?

    So the question remains, how much does Jay Penske need Nikki Finke to keep the Deadline coffers flowing? And why are Finke and Claudia Eller--both prodigious yellers who often bully their sources into submission to get the scoops they want--yelling at each other?

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    Deadline: Where There's Smoke There's Fire UPDATED "He knows I'm a bitch, that's why he bought me"

    There are some wisps of truth in Sharon Waxman's breathless Sunday announcement that Jay Penske has fired Nikki Finke from Deadline Hollywood. But Deadline owner Jay Penske told Waxman that her report was full of errors. Deadline's Mike Fleming wrote a defense of Finke and posted a legal response. M...

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    Satirical Article on Sharon Stone as Cannes Heist Robber is Taken Seriously

    Earlier this weekend, Yahoo's front-page for their entertainment section featured the headline: "Sharon Stone Named Suspected in Cannes Jewel Heist." Below the headline, the credit goes to Variety. As an insanely juicy twist on the Cannes jewels heist, the news item was understandably given high bil...

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    Penske's Moves: As Daily Variety Prints Last Edition, Adds Critic Foundas, Reduces Movieline

    Variety lovers are feeling mixed emotions. On the one hand, Penske Media Corp CEO Jay Penske is making changes that were long overdue. He has pulled down the firewall, modernized the website, added a troika of editors--LA Times import Claudia Eller (film), and Variety's Cynthia Littleton (TV) and An...

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    The Industry: Bad Habits of the Entertainment Media

    A lot of loss this month. Time Warner is shedding its magazines. Variety is saying goodbye to its daily edition. And Yahoo is finally losing the jerk-off rule that allowed so many people to work from home in the first place. But the more things change, the more they stay the same.

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