The Brit contingent gathered at the St. Regis Hotel Jan. 24 for BAFTA/LA's traditional day-before tea party during Golden Globes weekend.
The Academy Award noms figure to be icing on already rich cake for "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" and should help stimulate interest in "Lost in Translation" and "21 Grams."
As it turns out, the ultimate symbol of the Hollywood establishment is anti-establishment. When Academy voters last year gave Oscars to Roman Polanski, Pedro Almodovar and Eminem, they seemed to be…
While the rest of the movie world had its eye Jan. 27 on Fernando Meirelles, the Brazilian helmer who copped a surprise Oscar nom as director of "City of God," he only had eyes for Kate Winslet.
Intense, precision-controlled psychological mystery built around a very creepy lead performance by Christian Bale. Study of deterioration of a disturbed insomniac is too peculiar and…
Thesp Jennifer Garner will present the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' Scientific & Technical kudos Feb. 14 at the Ritz Carlton Huntington Hotel in Pasadena.
While other distributors make plans to increase the number of screens for Oscar-nominated films, DreamWorks is holding steady with 550 runs for "House of Sand and Fog" and has become the first studio…
Carmine Caridi, the actor whose Oscar screeners are alleged to have made their way onto the Internet, may have escaped criminal charges, but he'll soon face his day in court.
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
Paola di Florio's "Home of the Brave" explores the life of slain demonstrator Viola Liuzzo -- the only white woman killed during the U.S. civil rights movement. Transfiguring material ordinarily the…
The Japanese are elated that the Academy Awards of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has chosen the drama "Twilight Samurai" as one of the Foreign Language contenders.