OSCAR QUOTIENT PROS: Conveys joy of true love, damn what the neighbors think. CONS: Possibility of getting overlooked alongside powerful perfs from Sissy Spacek and Tom Wilkinson. Playing a woman…
For every Meryl Streep, there is a Fernanda Montenegro ("Central Station"); for every Robert De Niro, there is a Paul Scofield ("Quiz Show").
OSCAR QUOTIENT PROS: Role is a far cry from her previous Oscar work. CONS: Will her part be considered too small? In “The Man Who Wasn’t There,” Frances McDormand plays Doris, the woman married to…
A warmly satisfying comedy about dissatisfied people seeking to escape from the personal prison of their mundane lives in soulless suburbia, "The Good Girl" shows director Miguel Arteta further…
Friday's Broadcast Film Critics Assn. Awards proved to be a beautiful evening for "A Beautiful Mind." Pic led the way, garnering four Critics' Choice nods, including best picture, actor (Russell…
Steven Poster has been elected president of the American Society of Cinematographers, succeeding Victor Kemper.
Rare is the Oscar year when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences heaps acclaim on a movie that reminds viewers of war, especially if it's a war that the U.S. has just endured.
Andre Turpin, innovative lenser behind the gorgeous Quebec hit "Maelstrom," delivers a striking tour de force in his second helming-and-shooting feature. Sexy cast and agitated pacing help make the…
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' board of governors is considering changing its rules following last month's dismissal of org prexy Jim Chabin.
Blake Edwards, whose comedy scripting career includes the "Pink Panther" films, "10" and "Victor/Victoria," has been tapped to receive the Screen Laurel Award from the Writers Guild of America West.
Jean-Pierre Jeunet's "Amelie" has nabbed three Lumiere Awards for film, screenplay and actress (Audrey Tautou), according to organizers of the kudos, the French equivalent of the Golden Globes.