Much is made of Ziyi Zhang's beauty. In a recent New York Times feature, she was likened to the incandescent screen sirens of Hollywood yore.
For all the reasons Julie Delpy agreed to do a sequel to 1995's "Before Sunrise," the possibility of winning an award never crossed her mind.
Private and unassuming in her personal life, Annette Bening relished the idea of going diva in "Being Julia."
Audrey Tautou received worldwide acclaim for her performance in "Amelie." But working with the same director, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, on "A Very Long Engagement" didn't necessarily mean the World War I…
AMADEUS (1984) Who: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 18th century Austrian composer and boy genius Star turn: Tom Hulce portrays the musician as an impetuous, giggling enfant terrible. Bigscreen spin: Casts…
Oscar hopefuls from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden will be screened during the sixth annual Scandinavian Film Festival L.A., running Jan. 14-16.
Alexander Payne has been selected director of the year by the Palm Springs Film Festival. The "Sideways" helmer will be honored at the fest's awards gala Saturday at the Palm Springs Convention…
In the weeks leading up to the Oscars, everybody's a critic -- but can crix pick pics? Critics groups have saluted "Sideways" (L.A., Gotham, S.F., Boston, Chi, Toronto and IFP New York); "Eternal…
The Backlot: Clint Eastwood's new movie is doing strong business and seems positioned for several awards, so it's all the more puzzling why this grizzled old pro had such difficulty assembling the…
Senegalese helmer Ousmene Sembene's "Moolaade" was named the year's top foreign pic in Web site IndieWire's annual poll of North American crix, fest programmers and journos.