As any fan of FX's "Damages" can see, what drives Glenn Close's Patty Hewes is obvious: her win-at-all-costs mentality. But to Close, it's not so simple.
When Ethan Hawke first took a look at his role as Hank in Sidney Lumet's "Before the Devil Knows You're Dead," he quickly realized it wouldn't necessarily be a fun experience.
With names like Ben Affleck, Ed Harris and Morgan Freeman associated with it, "Gone Baby Gone" sounds like it ought to be the type of huge blockbuster normally associated with Alan Ladd Jr. Instead…
With "motion capture" technology, real actors help define the movement of their onscreen characters -- but traditional animators need not file for unemployment just yet. Jay Redd and Troy Saliba, vfx…
Pete Upson grabs a camera to follow a surfing penguin as it makes a mad dash for the waves. The only trouble is, it's not a real camera -- the device doesn't even have a lens -- and there are no…
Everyone has their favorite Bond, says actress Diane Lane, as well as their favorite Superman. "To me, George Reeves is the one," she quickly admits.
If veteran British actor Richard Griffiths had his way, all actors over 55 would be issued a 3-lb. wet salmon with which to slap the face of every young, beautiful, successful upstart.
When Ben Affleck was cast to portray George Reeves in Allen Coulter's "Hollywoodland," he had to learn much more about the actor than what he had seen of Superman on the small screen. And even though…
Who says you can't take it with you? Don't tell award-winning editor-director Paul Crowder that. Crowder, who cut Stacy Peralta's skateboarding doc "Dogtown and Z-Boys" and won an ACE Eddie for…
After spending a few years as a celebrity personal assistant for the likes of Nicolas Cage and Cuba Gooding Jr., Joe Eckardt began making movies with a 16mm Bolex, cutting "the old-school way," he…
Denis Leary has been intrigued by firefighters his whole life. Playing Tommy Gavin of the New York Fire Dept. on FX's "Rescue Me," Leary pays his own warped homage to the men and women who risk their…