eOne Grabs U.K. Rights to Paul Gascoigne Film (EXCLUSIVE) Variety – Music

LONDON — Entertainment One has taken the U.K. rights to Salon Pictures’ feature documentary about the maverick soccer player Paul Gascoigne, known both for his sublime soccer skills on the pitch and his self-destructive behavior off the field. “Gascoigne,” which is directed by Jane Preston (“Graffiti Wars”), and produced by ….Read More Via: VARIETY – Read more

Some Oscar Surprises Still Puzzle Awards-Watchers Variety – Music

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Carping at surprise best picture contenders is a favorite indoor sport among many Oscar mavens. (Confidently handicapping the field and getting picks wrong is their second favorite.) Some controversies have legs that lasted decades. 1968 outrage over the muscled-out “2001: A Space Odyssey” may even be greater now that the ….Read More Via: VARIETY – Read more