The Academy this year broadened the picture category from five to 10 nominees, which is a mixed blessing for genre directors.
If there were any questions about her gift for marrying art to commerce, Kathryn Bigelow exploded them once and for all.
James Cameron has been planning the sci-fi hybrid "Avatar" since the Oscar-winning "Titanic" was a rowboat.
"It's like I'm on a cloud, waiting for someone to pop it," says the director.
"The Lovely Bones" plays to Peter Jackson's strengths.
Flirting with the law of diminishing returns, Alex Merkin's "Across the Hall," the feature-length version of his fest-fave short, doesn't quite surpass the sum of its parts.
The Gotham Awards represent two sides of a widening schism between the haves and have-nots of the independent film world.
Four special kudos will be handed out for career achievement:
Release date: Dec. 25 Distrib: Universal The mere presence of Meryl Streep makes a film an Oscar contender, and it doesn’t seem too far-fetched to imagine that the theme of this Nancy Meyers comedy…
Release date: Aug. 7 Distrib: Columbia If the picture category hadn’t been expanded, Nora Ephron’s half-baked comedy might have slid past the oven door. While the Amy Adams-as-Julie Powell portion of…
Release date: Nov. 6 Distrib: Lionsgate Oscar voters love star power, movies that take chances, performers who step out of their safety zones and newcomers with Cinderella stories. Improbably…