When Haggis and his then-wife were accosted at gunpoint 10 years ago, the experience never left him. Which is how the screenplay for "Crash" was born. "I woke up at 2 in the morning and started…
In addition to their WGA nom for "Good Night, and Good Luck," Clooney and Heslov will also receive the org's Paul Selvin Honorary Award for creating "a script that embodies the spirit of…
"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 "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…
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…
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…
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."
"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."