Since his 1985 debut with "Pee-wee's Big Adventure," Burton has directed a dozen films, but "Sweeney Todd" marks his first musical. Burton saw the musical the year it was staged in London in 1980. He…
The next few weeks are crucial -- not just for the box office, but for the awards season. "Usually by this time, you can start betting on one or two movies for a best picture nomination," says one…
When Lionsgate opened "Away From Her," the chief talking point in Hollywood was Julie Christie's heartbreaking and warm performance as a woman who feels she is "disappearing" into Alzheimer's.
The standoff between AMPTP and WGA could put striking writers on a collision course with the Golden Globes, Grammys, SAG Awards, Independent Spirit Awards and the Academy Awards.
Tim Burton directing a musical? It's hard to imagine what he'd do with "Hello, Dolly," but Stephen Sondheim's "Sweeney Todd" proves an easy fit.
In his first film since his directing Oscar for "Brokeback Mountain," Ang Lee again defies expectations with "Lust, Caution."
Sid Ganis has been re-elected to his third term as prexy of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.
The year is half over -- so, in theory, the annual kudos season has seen 50% of its entrants. Of course, this is never the case, but if the first six months are any indication, the actress race is…
"The African Queen" had a huge drop and "Dr. Zhivago" disappeared, but the biggest victim in the new rankings of the American Film Institute is the auteur theory. On June 20, the org released its…
Fest organizers made good on their promise to surprise attendees at the 60th annual Cannes event, with an opening night that was elegant, eclectic and eccentric -- and filled with a generous side…
"Ocean's Thirteen" will combine with Darfur, Roman Polanski will rub elbows with the Coen brothers, and artistry will mix with commerce and politics as the 60th Cannes Film Festival opens Wednesday…