Arnaud Desplechin's "Kings and Queen" won the 62nd Prix Louis Delluc on Dec. 17 as best French film of 2004. Jury president Gilles Jacob and his 14 fellow jurors picked the writer-director's tale of…
Hollywood union publicists have tapped nominees for media and photography kudos at the 42nd annual Publicists Awards, to be held Feb. 22 at the BevHilton.
After airing for years on cabler TBS, the Golden Globes in 1996 moved to NBC. It turned out to be a coup for the network: The show is now TV's third-most-watched awards show, after the Oscars and…
Who exactly are the members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn.? The 91 foreign journalists who make up the HFPA -- 83 of whom vote on the Golden Globes -- are ubiquitous this time of year. They…
It's kudo season, and the campaigning is nothing compared with the wrangling among the awards shows themselves. While everyone acknowledges the Oscars is the apex, kudocasts like the SAG Awards and…
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.
Oscar has opened its doors lately to more international clientele, at least when it comes to the directing category. Recent go-rounds have seen Roman Polanski the surprise recipient of the director…
While the glory days of personal and political studio pictures like "Easy Rider" and "Midnight Cowboy" may seem long gone, replaced by a global-blockbuster mentality, a number of this year's most…