The New Mexico governor first pursued a career in baseball, so it's no wonder that many movies that have impacted Bill Richardson feature the sport: for example, the Oscar-nommed "The Natural" and…
Adults don't always get it, but "Alvin and the Chipmunks" has a way with kids, winning another generation of fans (to the tune of more than $360 million worldwide) with Lee as the new human face of…
From the beginning, Vanessa Morrison gravitated toward family comedies, says the 14-year Fox veteran, who took the reins of the studio's animation division last year, just in time to transition from…
Connecting seven separate vignettes within one feature-long take, makes for an impressive stunt but weak drama in "Still Orangutans," a drive-by portrait of Brazilian life adapted from a collection…
Everybody knows wrestling is fake, but those are real professionals throwing Mickey Rourke around the ring and real staples piercing skin in one particularly grisly fight.
"Out there, there's a world outside of Yonkers," goes the "Hello, Dolly!" number that plays over the opening images of "Wall-E" -- a sentiment that encapsulates the hopes and dreams of the last…
The "Gran Torino" trailer features plenty of Clint Eastwood waving guns around and growling tough-guy one liners -- basically, the kind of behavior that kept him tops with fans but an also-ran for…
A best animated feature trophy is great, but why stop there? That's the question on the mind of John Lasseter, who serves as a governor for the Acad's animation branch.
Crazy Japanese movies tend to come in two varieties: Most intriguing are those gonzo sensory assaults that challenge Western filmmaking traditions; less effective are the relatively conventional…
First the bad news: When it comes to Oscar nominations, cinematography rivals the best actor category in number of women honored: zero.