If anything was made clear at Sundance's Piper-Heidsieck Tribute to Independent Vision at the Egyptian Theater, it was that honoree Benicio Del Toro might be the most peculiar actor on the planet…
Quadrupling the floor space over last year's fete here at the Stein Eriksen Lodge, Daily Variety's 10 Directors to Watch party proved the size of the throng will equal the space in party-crazed Park…
OSCAR QUOTIENT PROS: Showed great range in polar-opposite roles. CONS: Perfs may compete vs. one another. If Nicole Kidman was the subject of a book, one might title the current chapter of her career…
OSCAR QUOTIENT PROS: World War II-themed films always given a serious look. CONS: Massive 2001 body of work may dilute her accomplishments. Judging from the activity in Cate Blanchett’s life over the…
It seems every year there are one or two poster actors for the indies who are almost ubiquitous in Park City, appearing in more than one film and seen at every party, roundtable and sponsored buffet.
Celebrities are usually counted on to give film festivals a touch of glamour, and provide a lure for paparazzi always on the lookout for splashy photo ops. But at the Sundance Film Festival, the…
The 74th Annual Academy Awards might be most memorable for adding the first new category in 20 years, for animated feature. The addition is significant because, critics contend, well-reviewed films…
Cate Blanchett is such a chameleon that mere images of her can be deceiving. Even when not in character, certain photos look more like Ms Blanchett than others. She can so thoroughly lose herself in…