There's no denying film critics often wince at sequel storytelling, but the air of familiarity may have a leg up when Oscar comes calling for visual effects.
The sea epic "Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World" is conspicuously the only film in this year's f/x bakeoff that charts a course toward realism rather than fantasy.
A lifelong sailor, sound designer Richard King has been listening to the sea all his life. In "Master and Commander," he finally got to marry his love for the ocean with his career.
In a year filled with battle noise ("Master and Commander" and "Cold Mountain"), thundering hoofs and cheering crowds ("Seabiscuit"), crossed swords ("The Last Samurai," "Pirates of the Caribbean"…
The winners of the Caucus for Television Producer, Writers & Directors 2003 Honors Awards will be revealed Jan. 16 at the org's 21st annual Dinner & Awards Ceremony at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Actor…
The Producers Guild of America has tapped "In America" to receive its Stanley Kramer Award for the film's presentation of the social issues surrounding immigration.
While it was surprising when Adrien Brody planted a big wet kiss on Halle Berry at last year's Oscarcast, maybe it was more stunning that Brody was at the winner's podium in the first place.
Year after year, Oscar's acting nominees seem to fall into three broad categories: the he's-back-again perennials like Nicholson and Hanks; the he's-new-and-exciting first-timers like Adrien Brody…
For the tense drama that plays out in "Mystic River," Tim Robbins had to go to a dark place to portray a man weighed down by a painful past involving child molestation and a current secret about a…
As to his liking, Jack Nicholson is usually surrounded by women. The set of the romantic comedy "Something's Gotta Give" wasn't any different.
Like all good cowboys, when Robert Duvall fell off his horse, he got right back on.