Anyone expecting a radically different and more Yank-friendly Cannes Film Festival this year had better wise up -- just ask the fest's new artistic director Thierry Fremaux, who will be dashing…
"Bedazzled," "Cast Away," "The Cell," "Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas" and "Shadow of the Vampire" will be considered for this year's makeup Oscar.
Dino De Laurentiis will be the 36th recipient of the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award -- his first Oscar since 1956. "De Laurentiis' body of work speaks for itself," Academy of Motion Picture Arts…
In the height of Oscar season, Academy members are finding their mailboxes filled with ballots, screening cassettes -- and now junk mail.
The day after it won two Golden Globes, director Ridley Scott's "Gladiator" snagged the best picture award from the Broadcast Film Critics Assn. on Monday, while Steven Soderbergh won the directing…
A powerfully dramatic story of a couple's slowly evolving reaction to a family tragedy, "In the Bedroom" marks an accomplished directorial debut by Todd Field. Beautifully acted by a diverse…
The Windy City blew through Hollywood last week with the announcement of the Chicago Film Critics Assn.'s list of nominees, honoring the best and most promising talent in films and documentaries…
You don't have to be a member of the $90 million club to compete for Academy Awards in the best sound and best sound editing categories, but a large budget and big box office sure help.
Now that satellite and fiber-optic transfers of digital effects in the post-production arena of film are the rule rather than the exception, several companies have emerged as leaders in supplying…
When moviegoers watch the trailer for the upcoming f/x epic "Pearl Harbor," they might notice an interesting credit -- "visual effects and animation by Industrial Light & Magic."
An battle of animated proportions is brewing in the world of primetime toons, which weren't included in the TV Academy's recent decision to expand the base of Emmy voters through at-home judging.