With her raw performance as wounded waif Alice in "Closer" and an unexpectedly oddball rendering of an animal-loving epileptic in "Garden State," Natalie Portman had crix in a tizzy about her "coming…
Emmy Rossum, the object of desire in "The Phantom of the Opera," is generating ample buzz for her performance as Christine Daae and already has a citation for female breakthrough performance from the…
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.
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…
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.
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.
For approximately half of period drama "Vera Drake," shuddering despair overwhelms the title character played by Imelda Staunton, carrying her away from former happiness like an undertow.
Although only 29, Kate Winslet is no stranger to awards season hoopla with three Oscar noms already to her credit.