The American Society of Cinematographers has tapped Oscar winner Fred Koenekamp to receive its lifetime achievement award.
Given the fusillade of attacks on his character since his film "Fahrenheit 9/11" won the Palme d'Or at Cannes in May, you'd think Michael Moore would have lost his sense of humor by now -- or curled…
Performing rights org BMI trotted out its annual cavalcade of top-moneymaking songwriters, composers and publishers in the pop and film/TV realms during two consecutive nights at the Regent…
Domestic Film DAILY
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The Equalizer1Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$40.7M Sony / Columbia 22.26%
The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner2Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$60.2M Fox 29.30%
The Boxtrolls3Daily:$862,914 Cumulative:$18.9M Focus 17.65%
Discussions regarding this year's Cannes lineup elicited words such as "arty" and "thin" among acquisition execs. With very few available English-lingo pics, hopes are higher for the Cannes Market…
Mostly seduced by costume epics set against the backdrop of war, the American Society of Cinematographers instead chose an underdog, "Seabiscuit" d.p. John Schwartzman, for its top kudos at its…
In his 40-plus years in movies, Warren Beatty has averaged roughly one feature every two years. In an industry that requires constant visibility to retain a certain degree of heat, Beatty's career…
When musing about cinematographers who dared directors to be great, the late Conrad Hall comes first to mind. Hall, who died Jan. 4, 2003, was a three-time Oscar winner, including his posthumous…
If 1996 was the year of the independent -- with such films as "Fargo," "Secrets & Lies," "Shine" and eventual winner "The English Patient" vying for the Academy's top honor -- then 2003 is shaping up…
It's ironic that the actor who became famous playing the Man With No Name is the most recognizable talent among this year's crop of directors.
Comedies and comic performances don't win Oscars. Contemporary costume and production design are overlooked. Animated features don't get nominated for best picture. These are all truisms, but not…