It's an understatement to say that this year's awards race was full of question marks. Even so, there are some surprises in who and what failed to make the short list.
Everybody was talkin' Tolkien on Tuesday as New Line's "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" nabbed 13 Oscar nominations, including best picture. Only two films have earned more ("All…
In a town fueled by rumors and speculation, there is one man in Hollywood who has proved that he can keep a secret.
Imagine being locked up overnight with your co-workers. The phones are shut down. You're not allowed to sleep, you're not allowed to leave. It sounds like a Freudian nightmare. But for two dozen…
Every year, Hollywood filmmakers and actors work very hard to create the best film possible. And when the results don't match their sincerity, what is the reward? All too often, it's disappointing…
Timothy M. Gray: Reel Life
For better or worse, the Jan. 20 Golden Globe Awards signaled that kudocasts are back to normal. Of course, there's nothing "normal" about any kudocast. But after the toned-down Emmy Awards and the…
"Monster's Ball" is a drama centering on the electric chair, but last week filmmakers were wondering: Who pulled the switch?
In "Mulholland Drive," fresh-scrubbed heroine Betty goes through a major identity crisis. But that's nothing compared to the what-am-I? dilemma for the actress who plays her, Naomi Watts.
The Oscar campaign trail has gotten wider this year. In a season of contradictions and question marks, Academy Awards campaigners are coming up with alternative ways of promoting their candidates…
All the wackiness and uncertainty of the awards season crystallized on Jan. 5, when the inaugural AFI Awards were held and the National Society of Film Critics named its winners.