The opportunity to play one of the great despots of the 20th century was as much a learning experience for Forest Whitaker as a meaty acting assignment, one that could bring him his first Academy…
Already, several of last year's nominated best picture producers have acquired some challenging future projects that are in various stages of development, starting with "Crash" winner Paul Haggis'…
The mirror image of the actress drama category this year seems to be the distaff comedy/musical race. With Mirren way out ahead in drama, Meryl Streep seems to have "shoo-in" written all over her…
If the nation's film critics are any indication, the category for actress in a drama at the Golden Globes may be all sewn up. Helen Mirren has been the unanimous winner so far. While there is…
Joseph Barbera, who with William Hanna founded powerhouse animation factory Hanna-Barbera, creator of TV gems such as "The Flintstones" and "The Jetsons," died of natural causes at his home Monday…
Jennifer Hudson is not the only aspiring diva who has ever tried to scale the challenging "And I'm Telling You" and "I Am Changing" in the privacy of her living room.
It has been a hard, often agonizing, struggle for actors of color on the silver screen -- even in success. The first African-American thesp to be nominated and win an Oscar was Hattie McDaniel, as a…
At this juncture in the 2005 Oscar race, few pundits would have predicted the down-to-the-wire battle between "Crash" and "Brokeback Mountain." The race was open right through to the nominations.
Before Diane Keaton became the prototypical Nancy Meyers heroine -- savvy, attractive and disarmingly vulnerable -- there was Goldie Hawn -- shy, attractive and oh so vulnerable -- in Meyers' first…
"To sum it up, comedy is king," says an emphatic Tom Sherak. The respected marketing and distribution maven -- and Revolution Studios partner -- should know as well as anyone. His shingle recently…
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Weekend:$16.4M Fox