Hugh Grant is both the strongest and the weakest component of "About a Boy," a pic version of British author Nick Hornby's 1998 bestseller that can't decide whether it's a romantic comedy in Working…
A British period drawing-room drama isn't the easiest sell in the land of steam baths, yet the slew of Oscar noms for Robert Altman's ensemble drama "Gosford Park" has given Universal Pictures the…
Almost everything was "Beautiful" at the 74th annual Academy Awards Sunday. The winning film survived the mudslinging, and Oscar's new home is getting rave reviews. But the ratings are another…
"Black Hawk Down" won a pair of Golden Reel Awards for dialogue/ADR and effects/Foley from the Motion Picture Sound Editors org.
With the telecast running four hours and 21 minutes, there have been few times in Oscar history when the audience was so primed for the Governors Ball. The black-tie masses might not have been…
The top trophies for "A Beautiful Mind" come at a particularly propitious time for the embattled media conglom Vivendi Universal and its Gallic chairman Jean Marie Messier.
The Academy Awards' 74th annual ceremony originated from Oscar's new home, but the Kodak moments were on film, not onstage. Producer Laura Ziskin took viewers on an emotional journey that connected…
Woody Allen must not have been the only New Yorker who ventured to Los Angeles this year. At the three primary Oscar parties in Gotham, you had to look hard to find recognizable stars.
Academy voters were in a schizophrenic frame of mind -- in more ways than one. Universal/ DreamWorks' pic from Imagine Entertainment, "A Beautiful Mind," which concerns real-life schizophrenic math…
In a few memorable moments Sunday evening, Hollywood crossed a historic boundary by giving its two top acting awards for the first time to a pair of black actors, Halle Berry for "Monster's Ball" and…
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