The most effective horror movies prey on society's underlying fears. And then there's "The Unborn."
When people close to a film whisper that a performance was made in the cutting room, they usually mean it as a slight to an actor who couldn't deliver on camera. But in "The Curious Case of Benjamin…
Even those who object to the second half of "Wall-E," in which blob-like humans intrude upon the virtually wordless romance between two robots have to admit the pair's space waltz embodies all that…
Makeup artist Jacqueline Fowler has assembled a variety of nicks and cuts over the years -- a collection of ready-made prosthetics that add small, vital touches to an actor's appearance.
People make shorts for all sorts of reasons, but money is seldom ever one of them. "I don't think there's any financial hope for any short film since the beginning of time," says Alan Smith, one half…
While Oscar expands its purview to include such films as "Little Miss Sunshine" and "Sideways," Film Independent has been drifting in the opposite direction, including bigger, more expensive entries…
A year after nominating seven films for its Golden Globe dramatic feature category, the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. has managed to cap its enthusiasm to the usual five this time around.
In 1993, coming off "Unforgiven's" Oscar win, Clint Eastwood made a little movie called "A Perfect World" in which he played a lawman who dreams of apprehending a kidnapper without firing a single…
Now is probably not the right time to enter the world of film criticism, but don't tell that to aspiring pundits. Even as the professional ranks implode, young writers are expressing their passion by…
As animation budgets balloon, toon studios have learned to hedge their bets by casting stars. Suits don't get nearly so nervous when you can flaunt an Eddie Murphy-caliber name in the marketing…