An casting the complex role of Edward Bloom, master storyteller but absentee father, the filmmakers on director Tim Burton's "Big Fish" had to face the challenge of finding two actors to play Bloom's…
A resilient leader who musters steely brawn for battle and is obsessively focused on his massive target.
In Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's "21 Grams," Benicio Del Toro -- whom his director describes as "a complex, interior soul" -- delivers an intense performance as Jack Jordan, a born-again ex-con and…
Who: Hayden ChristensenWhat: Shattered GlassWhy: Take away “Attack of the Clones” and this is a nice addition to an increasingly impressive resume. Who: Paddy ConsidineWhat: In AmericaWhy: All the…
It's the story of the one ring, but the trilogy of performances from Ian McKellen, Sean Astin and Viggo Mortensen has the potential to grab Oscar voters in the supporting actor category.
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…
In light of his two well-reviewed perfs in awards-season dramas, Oscar handicappers are talking about 2003 being "Sean Penn's year."
The Intl. Animated Film Society unveiled noms Tuesday for the 31st annual Annie Awards honoring animation excellence. "Finding Nemo" led the list with 12 noms including best theatrical feature…