British maverick Mike Leigh seems a tad disappointed that his abortionist drama "Vera Drake" has not become embroiled in America's culture wars. "There hasn't been many vociferous negative reactions…
Terry George has a weakness for real people. "You're panning for diamonds rather than trying to snatch stardust from the sky," he says of hatching characters from true life instead of trying to…
The adage that directors should never work with kids or dogs seems to have meant nothing to Swiss-born filmmaker Marc Forster.
Bathed in focused light but isolated in a surrounding darkness that conceals the cracks and decays of a weathered gym called the Hit Pit, a female boxer named Maggie methodically punches a bag with…
One can imagine the sudsy shlockfest that "The Sea Inside" might have been in other hands: a mawkish affair centered around not one disability but -- wait for it -- two.
Turner Entertainment Co. prexy-chief operating officer Roger Mayer will receive the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' board of governors.
Oscar is moving back to March in 2006 to make way for the Winter Olympics.
"Sideways" has been tapped as 2004's top film by the Toronto Film Critics Assn., a group of journos representing the Toronto print and electronic media. "Sideways" stars Paul Giamatti and Virginia…
The Producers Guild of America has tapped Golden Globe nominees Julian McMahon ("Nip/Tuck," "Fantastic Four") and Virginia Madsen to announce the competitive category nominees in television and…
Music was in the air at the preem and after-party for "A Love Song for Bobby Long," which doubled as a benefit for the Motion Picture & Television Fund.