The Directors Guild of America has named Joe Pytka for his record-setting 14th nomination as one of five candidates for outstanding directorial achievement in commercials.
The Producers Guild of America has tapped Joel Gallen, producer and organizer of "America: A Tribute to Heroes," with its first Visionary Award.
Marcia Gay Harden will make her first appearance as an Oscar presenter at the 74th Academy Awards. Harden nabbed gold in the supporting actress category for her perf in the 2000 pic "Pollock." She…
A rare case of blatant political propaganda in a major Hollywood picture, "John Q." is a shamelessly manipulative commercial on behalf of national health insurance.
The title is ironic; there's little pleasure to be found in this grim but striking slice of life from youthful (26) Hungarian director Kornel Mundruczo. But, despite an irritating over-reliance on…
The Writers Guild of America leaned heavily toward newcomers in its screenplay noms: 14 of the 19 individuals cited are first-time nominees, including seven who are anointed for their first produced…
Ben Stiller has been tapped as a presenter for the 74th Academy Awards. This will be Stiller's second appearance as a presenter.
Warren Beatty will receive the Akira Kurosawa Award for lifetime achievement in film directing at the 45th annual San Francisco Intl. Film Festival, which runs April 18-May 2.
The Hollywood Makeup Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards has tapped Dustin Hoffman to receive this year's MUHS Barrymore Award for career achievement.
A widowed English teacher and a younger Italian cop end up on the run to the deep blue yonder in "Heaven," an accessibly arty romantic thriller with aspirations to something higher.
Ibolya Fekete's controversial pic "Chico," about mercenaries in the Yugoslav civil war, won the grand prize at the 33rd Magyar Filmszemle, Hungary's annual film fest, which wrapped Tuesday.