The nominating process for most Oscar categories is relatively straightforward. Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences members vote for the top five achievements in a particular field and the five…
If the worst that can be said about Oscar's first year at Hollywood & Highland is that a lighting fuse blew at the Governors Ball, it pretty much means the most complicated venue shift in Academy of…
For most films, the combination of a spring debut, mixed reviews and tepid domestic grosses would dash any Oscar hopes. All those misfortunes befell "Moulin Rouge," yet it still managed to snag eight…
Few things are more difficult than keeping pace with the march of technology. Throw in glamour, prestige and huge amounts of money, and it's even worse.
"The Pianist," Roman Polanski's film of a Jewish musician who survives the Warsaw Ghetto, was the surprise winner at this year's balloting of the Boston Society of Film Critics.
As half-cracked, action-loving and humane as its eponymous family, "The Wild Thornberrys Movie" marks another consistent advance from the tube to the bigscreen for animation studio Klasky Csupo. Even…
In voting that spread the awards among several films, "About Schmidt" emerged as the Los Angeles Film Critics Assn.'s choice for best picture of 2002.
Ubiquitous novelist-screenwriter David Benioff gets his first screen credit with an ambitious adaptation for director Spike Lee of his debut novel "25th Hour," about a convicted drug dealer coming to…
The larky "Catch Me if You Can" is like a trot around the track for the thoroughbreds involved, and one of the results is that it takes them far too long to get to the finish line. A good 40 minutes…
Fiction filmmakers still favor film, but docmakers are definitely down with digital. In only a few years, digital video has transformed the landscape for makers of independent nonfiction features.