This year's Cannes opener, Pedro Almodovar's "Bad Education," and Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" serve as timely reminders that film and religion can intersect with startling results.
If the film industry is to survive the age of piracy, "it must adopt new business models," warned U.K. Film Council CEO John Woodward. The pic biz has to help the public "easily buy what they'd…
All the factions in last year's screener wars are still sticking to their guns -- meaning no clear resolution of the conflict this year. Those points seemed apparent to those who attended a…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
About 35 years ago, John Lennon declared the Beatles more popular than Jesus. Well, careers go up and down, but right now, Jesus is again Da Man.
Daytime television has the power to change lives -- and, apparently, to help end them. On March 4, district attorney Gene Haynes of Mayes County, Okla., said he would not press charges against Teri…
Timothy M. Gray: Reel Life
Hollywood loves sequels, and the second edition of the Night Before proved more boffo than the first. Call it "The Return of the Fling."
Was the outcome of the 76th Oscars influenced by the Screener Wars and the abbreviated season? Yes, no, maybe; it depends on who's answering the questions.
Academy voters dressed up in their Sunday best and praised "The Lord" in a big way. At the 76th annual Academy Awards, New Line's "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" entered Oscar's…
If there are no surprises at the Oscars on Sunday, that will be the biggest surprise of all. Everyone will discover Sunday night if last year's bevy of shocks -- Roman Polanski, Eminem, etc. -- was a…
The four Oscar noms for "City of God" are good news for the film's creative team and for distrib Miramax.