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.
This past summer, as distributors across the U.S. were racing to line up qualifying runs of their nonfiction films for the documentary Oscar, Michael Moore's juggernaut "Fahrenheit 9/11" loomed…
Patrick Marber's play "Closer" created a sensation in London when it bowed in 1997 and got a Tony nomination when it went to Broadway two years later. Now Marber has written his own screen adaptation…
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…
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" is French musicvid director Michel Gondry's second and best-yet teaming with scribe Charlie Kaufman. While their first collaboration on "Human Nature" didn't…