It's ironic that the actor who became famous playing the Man With No Name is the most recognizable talent among this year's crop of directors.
Notoriously violent scenes in movies are invariably debated -- hotly -- by fans and detractors. The former will say the "cutting off the ear" scene gave "Reservoir Dogs" a unique edge; the latter…
Popularity can be costly.
The female protagonist played with disarming and flighty charm by Diane Keaton in writer-director-producer Nancy Meyers' latest film "Something's Gotta Give" is, in many ways, a reflection of Meyers…
When producers Dan Jinks and Bruce Cohen first started shopping around John August's screenplay adaptation of "Big Fish," one visionary director immediately came to mind -- Tim Burton.
When Mike Newell signed on to helm Julia Roberts' latest, "Mona Lisa Smile," it was the "schizophrenia" of the script that hooked him.
Joel and Ethan Coen have written, produced and directed some of the most quirky, droll movies of the past two decades, but “Intolerable Cruelty” is only their second flat-out screwball comedy. Unlike…
Robert Benton has made a point of choosing quality over quantity in his much-heralded career as a filmmaker. The Oscar-winning writer-director of 1979’s “Kramer vs. Kramer,” who began in Hollywood in…
Ed Zwick is a strange candidate for period pieces. Yes, he’s coming off a National Board of Review honor for directing “The Last Samurai,” and he’s known for the emotional resonance of “Glory” (1989)…
In a year with too many serious contenders, it's interesting to look at the roster of those missing in action from Tuesday's Golden Globe nominations.
A flinty, observant tale of Third World immigrants dealing with the harsh realities of modern London, “Dirty Pretty Things” returns director Stephen Frears to the milieu of his 1980s’ successes “My…