Icons of the Century: At his best when countering his ridiculously good looks by playing rascally, insolent smart-asses, Newman gave the world the callous, womanizing cowhand of "Hud"; the…
Icons of the Century: In tough times -- such as the early 1900s, when masses of unschooled immigrants struggled to get a foothold in America -- a man who excelled at thrilling, death-defying escapes…
Icons of the Century: Stepping into the shower never again seemed safe after his "Psycho" ushered in a new era of modern, psychological horror films.
Icons of the Century: A revelation when she burst on to the Hollywood scene in 1932 with her inimitably patrician voice and impeccable bone structure, Katharine Hepburn personified the independent…
Icons of the Century: "We had faces then," Gloria Swanson says in "Sunset Boulevard" of filmdom's early stars. Few fit the line as well as Garbo.
One of the few film fests that conjures nearly its entire audience from afar, Telluride -- situated in a tiny town in a box canyon in the Colorado Rockies -- must also must invest in theaters to…
In the boomtown that is the current film festival scene, career opportunities are opening for those with an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for pics.
The box office is slumping. DVD sales are slowing. But film festivals keep expanding and growing. In fact, many key fests are building their audiences by leaps and bounds, even as competition on the…
When Kirk Douglas accepts a lifetime achievement award Saturdayat the Palm Springs Film Festival's annual black-tie gala, he'll be playing to a hometown crowd.
An L.A. cab driver whose life is stuck in neutral (Jamie Foxx) discovers that his passenger (Tom Cruise) is a hired assassin who intends to force him, at gunpoint, to drive him to each of of the five…
A grizzled trainer of prizefighters (Clint Eastwood) gains an unlikely title prospect in a tough, eager white female from the sticks (Hilary Swank), who develops a legendary knockout punch, launching…