Sophie Okonedo is still trying to figure out how she made the leap from a hooker in "Dirty Pretty Things" to the wife of a real-life hero in "Hotel Rwanda."
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…
Divorce? Easy. Premarital sex? You're joking. Homosexuality? Yawn. These topics -- once highly controversial or even proscribed from being mentioned, let alone depicted, onscreen -- are…
Virginia Madsen isn't shy about expressing her eagerness for entering Oscar race 2005.
In the next two months, dramatic fare such as "Ray," "Closer" and Sideways" will flood key Euro territories over a four-week frame nicknamed "Oscar Alley" by overseas distribs.
Laura Linney got downright bawdy in 2004. In "Kinsey," she and onscreen husband Liam Neeson do nothing but engage in explicit sex talk for nearly two hours.
AMADEUS (1984) Who: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 18th century Austrian composer and boy genius Star turn: Tom Hulce portrays the musician as an impetuous, giggling enfant terrible. Bigscreen spin: Casts…
Oscar hopefuls from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden will be screened during the sixth annual Scandinavian Film Festival L.A., running Jan. 14-16.
Alexander Payne has been selected director of the year by the Palm Springs Film Festival. The "Sideways" helmer will be honored at the fest's awards gala Saturday at the Palm Springs Convention…
The Backlot: Clint Eastwood's new movie is doing strong business and seems positioned for several awards, so it's all the more puzzling why this grizzled old pro had such difficulty assembling the…