The only other film this year that has elicited such wildly divergent reactions as "The Passion of the Christ" is "Fahrenheit 9/11." Like Michael Moore's film, "Passion's" supporters and detractors…
Patrick Marber's play "Closer" created a sensation in London when it bowed in 1997 and got a Tony nomination when it went to Broadway two years later. Now Marber has written his own screen adaptation…
This past summer, as distributors across the U.S. were racing to line up qualifying runs of their nonfiction films for the documentary Oscar, Michael Moore's juggernaut "Fahrenheit 9/11" loomed…
Before Ernesto "Che" Guevara became the smoldering poster boy for power to the people, he was an idealistic young med student.
Like a fresh breeze cutting through the stale commercial air, "Before Sunset" exemplifies what a genuinely independent American movie about engaging and complex adults can actually look, sound and…
With four high-profile animated features released this year -- DreamWorks' "Shrek 2" and "Shark Tale," Disney/Pixar's "The Incredibles" and Warner's "The Polar Express" -- it might seem like the…
Beyond the 25 contenders that look set to gather at least two major noms, several of this year's films feature standout performances and/or other artistic merits that have people talking.
Bobby Darin biopic "Beyond the Sea" unspooled nearly an hour late at its Thursday opening-night screening at AFI Fest, mainly because helmer-producer-star Kevin Spacey assigned himself one more…
At a preem for a film about Santa Claus, the big gift went to USC. Sunday's Chinese Theater bow of "Polar Express" benefited the USC School of Cinema-Television to the tune of $600,000.
"Innocent Voices" scribe Oscar Torres attempted to dry a few eyes after Saturday's U.S. preem of the pic based on his childhood in war-torn El Salvador.
The ever-inquisitive Martin Scorsese played the role of moderator during a Q&A with fellow helmer Michael Mann following a screening of Mann's "Collateral" in Gotham on Friday eve.