Monday's Gotham preem of Christmas pic "The Polar Express" was an interfaith affair. Waiters at the Rockefeller Center party served mini latkes. Chris Van Allsburg, whose book about a boy losing…
"The Welts" harks back to the high moral seriousness of '70s and '80s Polish cinema. However, while pic's first half about an abused child hits home, its second part offers just another casebook…
Features from a host of indie darlings -- including Alexander Payne, David O. Russell and Richard Linklater -- will compete for the newly created best feature honor at this year's Gotham Awards. It's…
The Art Directors Guild has established a new awards category for excellence in production design for commercials. Guild plans to announce five nominees for commercials on Jan. 13.
IFC Films has landed all domestic rights to "Turtles Can Fly," the Iran-Iraq co-production that piqued a flurry of interest at the Toronto Film Festival, where it debuted.
With four high-profile animated features released this year -- DreamWorks' "Shrek 2" and "Shark Tale," Disney/Pixar's "The Incredibles" and Warner's "The Polar Express" -- it might seem like the…
Despite being a French-language pic with an almost entirely Gallic cast, the epic scope and tech savvy of "A Very Long Engagement" demands kudo voter attention.
The consensus this time around is that Almodovar has produced his most layered and ambitious film, and if it comes with a whiff of scandal, well, so much the better. The plot hinges on much the same…
It didn't take long for Jamie Foxx to become a front-runner for his performance as legendary late soul phenomenon Ray Charles. From the first screenings in late summer, auds sparked to Foxx's uncanny…
One Academy member, talking about "Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera," enthuses, "I can't wait to see it. I hear it is sumptuous, sumptuous, sumptuous." He could add a fourth sumptuous…