After a half-century in the biz, Michael Caine is beyond counting his Oscar chickens.
While playing a samurai warrior, Ken Watanabe found out that his most formidable opponent was the English language.
Just as Charles S. Howard embraced two types of horsepower to find fame and fortune, first with autos and then as the owner of a celebrated racehorse, so too has Jeff Bridges bridged a love of still…
William H. Macy comes flying out of the gate like a wickedly fast sprinter. Chris Cooper gallops along steadily, like a long-distance horse who thrives on stamina. Both are trying to end up in the…
From the moment Johnny Depp makes his entrance in "Pirates of the Caribbean," confidently posed atop the mast of a sinking ship, there was little doubt that a unique and daring comic performance was…
When Sofia Coppola interviewed Bill Murray for a chic magazine earlier this year to promote "Lost in Translation," the article ran with a photo of a beaming Coppola with her arms wrapped around a…
Acting's a lot like sex. It's a lot of fun to do and embarrassing to have to talk about afterwards," says "Master and Commander" co-star Paul Bettany.
Jude Law has stepped up to the Oscar plate before, with his coruscating supporting turn as Dickie Greenleaf four years ago in Anthony Minghella's "The Talented Mr. Ripley."
Who: Kevin BaconWhat: Mystic RiverWhy: A solid and effective Bacon had to play off against Tim Robbins, whose character was much more charismatic. Who: Brendan GleesonWhat: Cold MountainWhy: With…
As casino heavy Shelly Kaplow in Lions Gate's "The Cooler," Alec Baldwin abuses employees, puts a lounge singer out of his drug-induced misery and even kicks a pregnant woman. Obviously, Kaplow is…
Having made a career out of playing men with strong convictions, Ben Kingsley, co-starring with Jennifer Connelly in DreamWorks' "House of Sand and Fog," is someone who knows something about making a…