Island-shooting locations in the tropics, such as Hawaii and Puerto Rico, offer lush backdrops that draw actors and directors. Other islands entice productions via their unique landscapes.
The puppets used in "Fantastic Mr. Fox" have all the hair and makeup needs of much taller stars.
With 10 film noms and only five for helming, getting passed over loses stigma.
As the main characters of "Precious" and "The Hurt Locker" navigate the very different dangers that threaten their lives, the editors of both films sought to bring the audience along for the…
"Avatar" and "District 9," both in the editing Oscar race, feature similar themes, but James Cameron's dreamlike epic stands in sharp contrast to the neorealistic, gritty vibe of Neill Blomkamp's…
Before the economic downturn separated many fashionistas from the cash they once used at high-end boutiques, TLC's "What Not to Wear" had already been advocating smart shopping at more reasonably…
George Clooney's cross-country journey to send workers to the unemployment line in "Up in the Air" couldn't be more different from Jeremy Renner's quest to defuse bombs in "The Hurt Locker.
When costume designer Anna Sheppard took on "Inglourious Basterds," doing her work in the bitter cold of Berlin became the least of her worries.
Production designer Barry Chusid managed to create the look of "2012" with a crew so large there were four directors on set 'one bite at a time.'
Sarah Greenwood had only have 12 weeks of pre-production to re-create London on the cusp of the 20th century for helmer Guy Ritchie's "Sherlock Holmes."
After making Matt Damon look heroic in films like "The Bourne Supremacy" and "Invictus," makeup artist Christine Beveridge decided to work from the inside out to make the actor look like the nerdy…