As musicals made a resurgence in the past 10 years, nominations for the comedy/musical lead actor category at the Golden Globes suddenly got more crowded.
Josh Brolin admits that when Oliver Stone first offered him the part of George W. Bush in "W.," Brolin left the meeting thinking, "Is he crazy?"
Over a year and a half, Frank Langella had been wowing theater audiences and critics in both London and New York with his commanding portrayal of former U.S. President Richard Nixon in Peter Morgan's…
James Cromwell believes the American public ultimately knows little about the relationship between George Herbert Walker Bush and his eldest son. That lack of knowledge allowed him to play the elder…
Like general-turned-president Dwight D. Eisenhower, Clint Eastwood has segued smoothly from the glories of the acting battlefield to behind-the-camera creative leadership, winning four Oscars for…
With the precision of a Special Forces unit, British filmmaker Sam Mendes ventured into dysfunctional family territory in "American Beauty" and exposed its characters' dreams and weaknesses with…
If one were to identify a theme that runs throughout Oliver Stone's tours of duty, it might be "casualties of war." The three-time Oscar winner has certainly experienced his share of stunning…
In the mix: From old pros to up-and-comers, these cinematic rebels cannout be counted out of the Oscar race.
One election season may have ended on Nov. 4, but with the preponderance of actors playing real-life politicians in this year's films, it's a safe bet the awards season will have a political aura…
Although unscreened for journalists at press time due to last-minute tinkering by notorious perfectionist helmer Baz Luhrmann, his eagerly awaited "Australia" looks to be the kind of sweeping…