Part two of our gallery covering the week's social scene, leading up to Oscar.
The Backlot: There's one question about Oscar Weekend that continues to puzzle me. To wit: Why is everyone everywhere?
"Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it." Paramount is defying that old aphorism, moving Nicolas Cage starrer "The Weather Man" back six months from spring (April 1) to…
Gaul's Brutus Academy has crowned "The Passion of the Christ" the worst foreign film released in France last year. Although the country is predominantly Catholic, it also was the last major territory…
Gaul's Cesar Awards provided a series of upsets Saturday night as prizes were showered on outsiders while big favorites "The Chorus" and "A Very Long Engagement" failed to snag the major prizes.
Fox Searchlight reigned over the 20th IFP Independent Spirit Awards, with "Sideways" taking a statue for every one of its six nominations and Zach Braff's "Garden Sate" winning for best first feature.
Oscarcast producer Gil Cates said Friday that some of Sunday's awards will presented in a "very new and unconventional way," but the changes were not done to grab ratings: "They were made to make a…
No one who loves movies can quarrel with the depth and breadth of Sidney Lumet's career. Long before Martin Scorsese became synonymous with Gotham's mean streets, Lumet was the quintessential New…
According to Turner Entertainment president Roger Mayer, all films should be restored and preserved. "When we first started film preservation we would sit around and try to decide which films to…
In 1993, the American Film Institute changed course in its lifetime achievement award ceremony -- arguably the institute's most significant event, and a showbiz honor rivaled by few even in this…