Actors sound off on where their imagination, or someone else's, came into play.
In making "Reservation Road," director Terry George often went for an improvisational approach using handheld cameras. Connelly, playing a bereaved mother, enjoyed the challenge.
Gone Baby Gone" is one of writer Dennis Lehane's Boston-set mysteries, this one surrounding the case of a missing child. Filming on a tight schedule, Affleck knew that going back to his hometown made…
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Affleck began acting at age 5, going to auditions with big brother Ben. "We would get to be an extra," he recalls of those first movie gigs. "You can find us in 'Field of Dreams,' in 'The Good…
Freddy Rodriguez, the ShoWest Supporting Actor of the Year, makes a rather bald statement about the ShoWest Directors of the Year, Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez. The film that is the vehicle…
Like any 16-year-old, Roberts has a life marked by friends, school -- she's a voracious reader who manages a book a week -- and favorite TV shows. Unlike every other 16-year-old, Roberts is the…
For LaBeouf, the Showest Star of Tomorrow, today is skedded to arrive July 4. That's when Michael Bay's "Transformers" goes into release, and for the 20-year-old actor, this sci-fi actioner could…
"It's my first ShoWest. I'm a virgin," says Cook, honored with the confab's Breakout Performance Award. But this virgin is no novice. He has been paying his dues for nearly a decade. "I feel from my…
Clint Eastwood's "Flags of Our Fathers" and "Letters From Iwo Jima" may or may not be as controversial as "United 93" and "World Trade Center." And yet, his two historic war dramas do draw some…
Whoever said Oscar prefers drama to comedy? It's certainly not the case with the Academy's scribe branch, which has recognized cutting-edge comic efforts from "Election" to "Adaptation" with…
Director Kevin Macdonald terms the casting of Whitaker as Idi Amin Dada in "The Last King of Scotland" as "the best decision I made."