In the weeks leading up to the Oscars, everybody's a critic -- but can crix pick pics? Critics groups have saluted "Sideways" (L.A., Gotham, S.F., Boston, Chi, Toronto and IFP New York); "Eternal…
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…
Senegalese helmer Ousmene Sembene's "Moolaade" was named the year's top foreign pic in Web site IndieWire's annual poll of North American crix, fest programmers and journos.
The Seattle Film Critics love a good fight. Boxing pic "Million Dollar Baby" and its helmer Clint Eastwood have been named best picture and director by the 14-member org.
London film critics have decreed the five best films of 2004 are "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind," "The Motorcycle Diaries," "The Aviator," "House of Flying Daggers" and "Sideways." They are…
Jason Alexander and Malcolm-Jamal Warner will host the People's Choice Awards on Sunday, Jan. 9, from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.
Design engineer Takuo Miyagishima will receive the Gordon E. Sawyer Award at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' scientific and technical awards dinner Feb. 12 at the Regent Beverly…
Helmer-scribe James L. Brooks admitted to a case of nerves when Variety screened "Spanglish" the night before his pic opened.
John Travolta made sure first time helmer Shainee Gabel knew what she was doing before signing on to star in "A Love Song for Bobby Long."
Following Variety's Dec. 20 unspooling of "In Good Company," the final screening of the 35-film series, moderator Pete Hammond was in fine company indeed with star Topher Grace and…
After playing flying ace Howard Hughes, Leonardo DiCaprio has no desire to take the controls for real.