"Yesterday," South Africa's entry for consideration in Oscar's foreign-language film category, will be used to spread the AIDS awareness message in Africa and India on World AIDS Day Dec. 1.
Before "Closer" unspooled Nov. 22 at the Village Theater, helmer Mike Nichols cautioned the aud: "For those who are here for the 'SpongeBob' screening, you are so in the wrong theater."
After success during last year's Oscar race with "Mystic River," director Clint Eastwood looks likely to have another potential major awards contender on his hands with an equally dark and…
Ever go shopping for a cashmere sweater and find Andrew Lloyd Webber instead? Unsuspecting Bloomingdale's customers found the composer packed between clothing racks Nov. 18.
An enormously entertaining slice of biographical drama, "The Aviator" flies like one of Howard Hughes' record-setting speed airplanes. While it doesn't dig deeply into the psychology of one of the…
Some of the year's most prominent foreign-lingo films -- "Motorcycle Diaries," "Maria Full of Grace" and "A Very Long Engagement" among them -- won't be eligible for the foreign-language Oscar…
Hollywood may have received a better tool against screener piracy than any secure DVD system. Former Academy member Carmine Caridi, who gave his screeners to admitted pirate Russell Sprague has been…
Distributors and producers must file screen credits with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences by 5 p.m. Dec. 1 for their feature films to qualify for 2004 Oscar consideration.
Satcaster BSkyB has poached the rights to televise the Oscars from the BBC. The Oscars will return to Sky's pay TV channels in February, following three years on the BBC, with live coverage of the…
"Alexander" thesps talked about helmer Oliver Stone's challenging nature during the Q&A following Wednesday's Variety screening.