Carter Burwell was a self-described dilettante when he took a trip to New York with three other recent Harvard grads in 1977. There he found religion in Iggy Pop.
Rolfe Kent's jazzy score for "Sideways" provided the perfect accompaniment to a story about two guys on a semi-improvisational trip.
In Hollywood, the word "complicated" has two general meanings. The first refers to someone as "difficult" -- a pain-in-the-prat.
At least two generations of moviegoers have little sense of what an impact player Kirk Douglas was in his prime.
Chances are that, having shuffled off your mortal coil and made it past the pearly gates, you'd fully expect the Primal Elder's voice to be at least as sonorous as that of James Earl Jones. That…
Is the biopic getting a makeover? It used to be that the lives of political luminaries ran along a straight highlight reel from struggle to fame and redemption, with a few stumbles along the way to…
The sure-footed rise of Will Smith's career is one example of how a rough road has smoothed for black actors and film artists.
It's always a tough call when an actor must play a part everyone thinks they know. People will forever compare the performance to the original: "Oh, he doesn't have the voice right. And those ears!"
When BAFTA's Britannia Awards committee got together to choose its artist of the year for 2008, Tilda Swinton's name came up so often, "You couldn't not give it to her," BAFTA/LA chairman Peter…
I'm becoming less sure that identity exists at all, beyond the trick of the light," says Tilda Swinton. "What occurs to me is that identity is a matter of our personal choice, from minute to minute…
The three-strike rule is an unacknowledged truism in Hollywood. Anybody can make a mistake with one bad movie. Two call into question your judgment. After your third whiff, the A scripts stop coming…