Efforts to mount a Jimi Hendrix biopic have been hung up amid rights issues and the artist's estate, but the new 'All Is by My Side' takes on the famed guitarist's origin story.
Gwyneth Paltrow is on the phone from London, sounding very down-to-earth, whimsical even -- in sharp contrast to some of the more literary characters she has played, such as the suicidal writer…
Since her Oscar win for "Monster's Ball," Halle Berry hasn't exactly taken the heavy drama route. Instead, her career has been marked by ass-kicking women with names like Jinx, Storm and Patience…
ShoWest after the Oscars means different points of emphasis in this 30th edition. The only constant will be the usual mix of restless execs confronted by exhibitors, sampling studio sneaks, scarfing…
Ron Krueger II grew up in the industry that will honor him today with the National Assn. of Concessionaires' Bert Nathan Memorial Award.
The American Film Market has long been a hunting ground for films whose success does not depend on name players. The attraction is not so much who is in them but what gets done to whom -- the key to…
It might sound like a trivial affair, but the visual effects bakeoff is serious business. And Richard Edlund, chair of the executive committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences'…
The smart money is on the big pictures, the studio epics that have been produced with a rare confluence of serious budgets and weighty themes this year.
Andrew Stanton is on the phone from the Bay Area, where he is packing his bags for Tokyo. The movie he directed, "Finding Nemo," will have its premiere in Japan, six months after it opened in the U.S.
What's in it for a big movie studio to get involved with an animated short subject? When you're Sony Pictures Imageworks, producers of last year's animated short film Oscar winner "The ChubbChubbs!"…