Billed as "Anne Frank meets '8 Mile,' " this urban family film burst on the L.A. indie scene in February 2003 when it won the audience award at the Pan African Film Festival and dramatic feature at…
Experience is the subtext of each of the four documentary features vying for the eighth annual DirecTV/IFC Truer Than Fiction Award, worth $20,000. All were years, even decades, in the making.
Designed to recognize a talented filmmaker of singular vision who has not yet received appropriate recognition, the Spirit Awards' Turning Leaf Someone to Watch kudo honors a director working under…
If there are no surprises at the Oscars on Sunday, that will be the biggest surprise of all. Everyone will discover Sunday night if last year's bevy of shocks -- Roman Polanski, Eminem, etc. -- was a…
The American Film Institute's Board of Trustees bestowed the AFI Charlton Heston Award upon Jack Valenti at a private luncheon Thursday at the BevHilton.
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Oscar nominees Sofia Coppola and Naomi Watts have been tapped to present at Sunday's 76th Academy Awards.
Nominees for the ICG 41st annual Publicists Awards for outstanding achievement by union members and press are as follows.
Weeks on location in New Zealand with Tom Cruise; the Transylvanian Alps with Nicole Kidman and Jude Law; Rome with Leonardo DiCaprio.
For a guy who started his career in 1970 as a ride operator for Disneyland's locomotives and monorail, Walt Disney Studios chairman Dick Cook has driven the Disney corporate train to some…
Oscar nominees Bill Murray and Tim Robbins have been tapped to present at the 76th Academy Awards.