It might sound like a trivial affair, but the visual effects bakeoff is serious business. And Richard Edlund, chair of the executive committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences'…
They started out with a long list of 250 films. By the end of 2003, visual effects branch chair Richard Edlund and his cohorts had whittled it down to 12 contenders and, by Jan. 7, the seven left…
It sounds like the race for this year's aural Oscars is going to be a competition of similarities. Consider, for example, the five nominated films in the sound mixing category.
Ever since "Forrest Gump," digital technology has been as vital to drama as it is necessary for fantasy. And with two out of this year's three Oscar noms in the visual effects category defined as…
Coming nine years after the engaging "Before Sunrise," which followed strangers Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and Celine (Julie Delpy) on an all-night bull session through Vienna, is a savvy sequel that should…
To The Editor: Unlike Jim Breen (letter, Daily Variety, Feb. 4), I have seen “Monster” and Charlize Theron’s performance was absolutely amazing, a total and complete metamorphosis. His refusal to see…
Jack Black and Will Ferrell will make frosh appearances as Oscar presenters at the 76th Academy Awards on Feb. 29.
The 10th Hong Kong Film Critics' Society award has gone to police thriller "Infernal Affairs II." But crix panned the 2003 selection pool as disappointing.
1930 1935: “Eskimo,” Conrad Nervig 1936: “A Midsummer Night's Dream,” Ralph Dawson 1937: “Anthony Adverse,” Ralph Dawson 1938: “Lost Horizon,” Gene Havlick, Gene Milford 1939: “The Adventures of…
Nearly 100 nominees attended the 76th annual Academy Awards Nominees luncheon Monday at the BevHilton; many of them headed to the green room to greet the press one more time before the big night on…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety