"Ray" allowed Regina King to tackle one of the most complex and compelling roles of her young career -- Ray Charles' mistress and backup singer Margie Hendrix.
In some of the year's most-high-profile movies, the buck stopped at the director's chair -- because the helmer also happened to be producing the picture.
Who: Kim Basinger What: The Door in the Floor Why: Basinger and Jeff Bridges deal with their personal anguish in ways that make this downer pic worth watching. Who: Bryce Dallas Howard What: The…
In Alejandro Amenabar's "The Sea Inside" quadriplegic Spanish poet Ramon Sampedro, played by Javier Bardem, is gently teased by his sister-in-law Manuela about the "harem" he keeps.
Cate Blanchett was on the Santa Fe set of "The Missing," playing an American frontier woman -- one of many non-native accents for the Australian thesp -- when she got the call from Martin Scorsese…
Take a look back at Oscar's most talked-about pics, including "Lawrence of Arabia," "A Beautiful Mind," and "Patton."
With her raw performance as wounded waif Alice in "Closer" and an unexpectedly oddball rendering of an animal-loving epileptic in "Garden State," Natalie Portman had crix in a tizzy about her "coming…
Emmy Rossum, the object of desire in "The Phantom of the Opera," is generating ample buzz for her performance as Christine Daae and already has a citation for female breakthrough performance from the…
Much is made of Ziyi Zhang's beauty. In a recent New York Times feature, she was likened to the incandescent screen sirens of Hollywood yore.
For all the reasons Julie Delpy agreed to do a sequel to 1995's "Before Sunrise," the possibility of winning an award never crossed her mind.