For much of his earlier movie career, which began in 1978 with "Animal House," Kevin Bacon was a bit like that raw skinny stranger standing courtside waiting for someone to choose him for a pickup…
When Mark Wahlberg signed on to "I Heart Huckabees," he didn't need to see the script to know that his "Three Kings" director David O. Russell would push his emotional and physical prowess to the…
Jim Carrey's perf in "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" may be on voters' radar based on the pic's critical reception and its star's out-of-the-box dramatic work.
Alan Alda burst upon the national consciousness as Hawkeye Pierce in "M*A*S*H," which began in 1972 and ran for 256 episodes. Since then, he has worked on screens large and small with Woody Allen…
Humor derives from pain, as comedians through the ages can attest. And tapping into that pain through drama is increasingly the aim of Hollywood jokesters.
Growing lip-synching Bobby Darin songs to a hairbrush, Kevin Spacey never imagined he'd actually be portraying Darin in a biopic.
Who: Alec Baldwin What: The Aviator Why: His calm and collective demeanor was in perfect contrast to Leonardo DiCaprio’s perf as a mentally unstable icon. Who: David Carradine What: Kill Bill Vol. 2…
Jamie Foxx's dead-on portrayal of Ray Charles got a thumbs up from someone much more influential than a prominent film critic, studio head or fellow actor. It was from the Genius, himself.
For Peter Sarsgaard, the role of Clyde Martin, the adventurous "Kinsey" protege, was possibly the "healthiest character I've ever played," he says.
Clint Eastwood's boxing pic "Million Dollar Baby" has been named best film of 2004 by the Dallas-Forth Worth Critics Assn. in the org's 11th annual poll.