When it came time to make their TV nominations, the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn.'s Golden Globe voters stood up for the underdog.
"Cold" is hot and little films are big in the 61st annual Golden Globe nominations. Miramax's "Cold Mountain" led the film race with eight noms, followed by "Lost in Translation" and "Mystic River,"…
On location in the U.K., Jude Law took a break from shooting "Alfie" to revisit "Cold Mountain."
Films adapted from novels have always been a significant part of the Oscar race. Since "All Quiet on the Western Front" won best pic in 1930, films based on novels have won the category over 40% of…
Whether they center on the daily travails of Cleveland comic-book author Harvey Pekar ("American Splendor"), or on the love story between poets Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes ("Sylvia"), or detail the…
I always thought that every story has a particular way of being told. I realized this a long time ago when, at 19, I first read "The Sound and the Fury" by William Faulkner. The structure, the themes…
"Girl With a Pearl Earring" stars Scarlett Johansson and Colin Firth chatted up the oft-wordless pic following its unspooling Dec. 11 in the Variety Screening Series. Thesps said filming was fun…
One of the longest, liveliest and stickiest Hollywood battles centers on exactly who deserves writing credits on films.
Number of femme writer-directors who have won an original screenplay Oscar for a film they also helmed: Jane Campion for 1993's "The Piano." This year, "Lost in Translation's" Sofia Coppola or…
During the Q&A after Variety's unspooling of "House of Sand and Fog," stars Ben Kingsley and Jennifer Connelly said they were captivated by the novel it's based upon, even before there was a…
Blame it on Sept. 11 or on the wars that followed, but movies seem to have taken a dark turn in late 2003.