The Academy has a new precept for members: Stay out of "treacherous ethical waters." Honchos at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences on Tuesday mailed an eight-page booklet that outlines a…
Concentrating on mood and the subtle evolution of feelings within a romance, Thai director Pen-ek Ratanaruang shows considerable maturity. Film displays distinctive personality, idiosyncratic sense…
SAG Awards committee chair Yale Summers announced Friday that submissions for the 10th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations will be accepted starting today.
"Girl With A Pearl Earring" is an intelligent, visually ravishing adaptation of Tracy Chevalier's novel about the Dutch master Vermeer and the model for one of his most famous paintings. Peter…
Sexually daring summer box-office hit "Sleepless Nights," by first-time director Hany Khailifa, has been selected as Egypt's choice for a nomination in the Academy Award foreign-lingo category.
In "Goodbye, Dragon Inn," Taiwanese director Tsai Ming-liang brings his unmistakable plaintive minimalism to a tale chronicling the final night of operations at a rundown Taipei movie theater now…
Sofia Coppola generates an out-of-body feeling with "Lost in Translation." A reflection on the way alienating environments can throw unlikely people together and forge unexpected, intense…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will launch the Gotham-based series "Monday Nights With Oscar" this fall.
Pop star Michael Jackson has announced plans to temporarily open his carnival-style Neverland Ranch estate to 500 guests.
This could be the year that HBO conquers its final Emmy frontier. The pay cabler pretty much basks in unlimited TV Academy love these days, but one prize has so far eluded the 800-pound kudos…
Broadcast nets can't seem to loosen cable's stranglehold on quality TV movies. Along with Emmy darling HBO, Showtime and basic cablers TNT, A&E and Lifetime have had a virtual lock on telefilm…