Even today, when star salaries have soared into the tens of millions, the phrase "I'd rather direct" points to a different kind of power and influence -- the latitude to tell a story your way.
In the beginning there was the team of D.W. Griffith and G.W. Bitzer. Their alchemy (and chemistry) would foreshadow some of the great director-d.p. partnerships of today such as Steven Spielberg and…
Viewers will see Oscar winners' tears of joy and losers' tight smiles in ever more excruciating detail this year, as the Academy Awards ceremony will be broadcast in high-definition TV for the first…
The American Society of Cinematographers has tapped film critic Roger Ebert for a special honor at its 17th annual ASC Outstanding Achievement Awards.
Film orgs in Sweden, Denmark and Finland have announced nominations for their countries' national film awards.
Not every festival can be Sundance. But in the absence of indie sizzle, Oscar buzz is an increasingly valued commodity for less-tested fests.
It's definitely the year of the digital character as a cast of computer-generated beings are featured prominently in the seven pics tapped to compete in February for the visual f/x Oscar nom.
"Far From Heaven" was far from ignored Wednesday as the Chicago Film Critics Assn. unveiled the winners of the 15th annual Chicago Film Critics Awards.
Sweden's entry for a foreign lingo Oscar nom, "Lilja 4-Ever," scooped nominations in every category of the country's Golden Bugs film awards on Wednesday.
Meryl Streep's gift to the last three crops of best actress Oscar aspirants was not having a film in the marketplace. The downside for her peers is that she's back with a vengeance. Streep returns…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' rules state it is the performance, not the performer, that wins the award. Yet Oscar seems to have had a difficult time making the distinction…