“Chicago” is about murder, betrayal and manipulation. And it’s the closest thing to a feel-good movie among this year’s Oscar nominees for best picture. Some have described 2002 as a bit of a bummer…
Usually, the Academy Awards best-film race contains three or four December openers, but all five of the current best-picture contenders opened in the last two weeks of the year. No wonder there's…
Even if it had no extras, film fans should rejoice in the DVD bow of "Trouble in Paradise," the impossibly swanky and delightful Ernst Lubitsch-directed comedy. But the Criterion Collection has…
Our Academy Award expert lists a handful of interesting facts about this year's crop of nominees.
Oscar nominations this year require endless footnotes, especially when it comes to studio tallies for feature-length pics.
In a wacky year, the list of Oscar also-rans is as interesting as the nominees. "Antwone Fisher," "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" and "Rabbit-Proof Fence" went home empty-handed.
Facts about each of the nominees
The Roxie moxie worked its magic as "Chicago" -- the musical tale of murderess Roxie Hart -- mowed down 13 Oscar nominations, including best pic. Miramax scored big in Tuesday's announcement of noms…
Timothy M. Gray: Reel Life
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences wants to honor Peter O'Toole, but he's not sure he wants to be saluted.
The film biz, from Hollywood to New York to Sundance, last week was abuzz with talk of Sherry Lansing stepping down from her longtime job at Paramount. The rumor must be accurate, it was reasoned…