With few exceptions, such as "A Streetcar Named Desire" and "Driving Miss Daisy," movie adaptations of Pulitzer Prize-winning plays more often than not invite unfavorable comparisons with their…
With "Revolutionary Road," director Sam Mendes returns to the suburban milieu of quiet desperation that earned him an Oscar for "American Beauty."
With the rare exception, Sean Penn doesn't play men of privilege. If the actor was transported back to the '30s and '40s, he'd likely be a contract player at Warner Bros., where talents like Cagney…
GHENT, Belgium While it cannot tout celebrities with Brangelina's wattage, velvet-rope parties and 24-hour wheeling and dealing, Belgium's Ghent Film Festival offers a storybook setting, an…
A look at the Academy Award's top honor over the past decade pretty much annihilates any notion of a best-picture template.
In competing for the "little film that could" slot in the best picture race, Thomas McCarthy's "The Visitor" should give Darren Aronofsky's "The Wrestler" and Danny Boyle's "Slumdog Millionaire" a…
In the two decades since she moved to Los Angeles from her native Ireland, Hylda Queally -- first with Triad Artists, then with William Morris and now at CAA -- has become synonymous with some of the…
Tonight, Warren Beatty will step up to the podium at the Kodak Theater to receive the 36th AFI Life Achievement Award, another in a long line of career honors he's been showered with dating back to…
Warren Beatty has been known to kick off a speech now and then with a dose of wisdom he gleaned from a friend's father: "The greatest gift God can give a man is to enjoy the sound of his own voice,"…