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…
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.
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.
Pedro Almodovar has always known what he wanted, but getting it was another thing entirely. His first five films featured turbulent relationships with five different producers.
Who: Kate Beckinsale What: The Aviator Why: Ava Gardner was one of the most beautiful actresses in movie history and Beckinsale’s portrayal left little or no drop off. Who: Kate Bosworth What: Beyond…
Although only 29, Kate Winslet is no stranger to awards season hoopla with three Oscar noms already to her credit.
Private and unassuming in her personal life, Annette Bening relished the idea of going diva in "Being Julia."
In the pantheon of great psycho performances, at least two come to mind that no self-respecting thesp, under any circumstances, should attempt to duplicate.
Audrey Tautou received worldwide acclaim for her performance in "Amelie." But working with the same director, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, on "A Very Long Engagement" didn't necessarily mean the World War I…
Oscar voters may reside in the blue states, but there's still a "Father Knows Best" mentality when it comes to "wifely" roles. This year, though, there are several performances that are being Oscar…
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.