From "All Quiet on the Western Front," in 1929, to "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King," in 2004, the movies have always responded to the built-in appeal of a well-known lit title. Both…
They're all grown men, but still virgins -- when it comes to Oscar. Most of this year's actor contenders are veterans who've waited a long time for the nod, well-known names like David Strathairn…
Judi Dench has two scenes in "Pride & Prejudice," and she's being touted as a supporting actress nominee this year. Apparently, Midas has nothing over some women in the movies. These are the ones who…
"It's an honor to be nominated." Tell it to the actors who are always a bridesmaid when it comes to not taking home the big one. Joan Allen admitted it after her first foray with Oscar, when she was…
From the opening-night gala for "Walk the Line" to the closing-night premiere of "Casanova," the AFI Film Festival in Hollywood proved one thing: If you show it during awards season, they will come.
Being part of a crowd is usually not an actor's goal. They usually want the most lines, the most scenes, the biggest part, right? Wrong, at least in the case of "Crash," this year's Hollywood Awards…
For most actors, when Steven Spielberg calls, you jump. Not so with Samantha Morton, the British actress best known in America for her nonspeaking Oscar-nominated role in "Sweet and Lowdown."
After wrenching roles in "Lovers on the Bridge" and "The English Patient," Juliette Binoche is certainly proud of the natural ease that her character, the chocolate purveyor and charming heroine of…
For someone who appeared in four films this year, Helen Hunt started the year off slowly. In fact, it wasn't until October that her first movie was released, the comedy "Dr. T and the Women." She…
While most will remember Michael Douglas' Best Actor win in 1988 for "Wall Street," he has actually won two Academy Awards: the other for producing the Best Picture of 1976, "One Flew Over the…
"I don't want to know anything when I read a script," Kevin Spacey. "That way when I read it, and if I like it, I can just think, 'Wow, this is a beautiful story. I would love to play a part in it."
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