Fifty-one countries have entered the race for the 2001 foreign-language film Oscar, besting last year's record competition by five pics. Joining France ("Amelie"), Austria ("The Piano Teacher") and…
Variety and Women in Film gathered a cross-section of women to discuss equality, empowerment and ageism at their 2001 Women in Showbiz Panel at the Wyndham Bel Age Hotel on Nov. 14.
Tackling the hard facts of teen pregnancy in a society increasingly stiffened by Islamic conventions, director Magdy Ahmed Aly has an angry finger on the pulse of contemporary Cairo in "A Girl's…
Harrison Ford has been tapped to receive the 2002 Cecil B. De Mille Award from the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. for his "outstanding contribution to the entertainment field."
As with their kudo-giving cousin the Emmys, postponement changed the venue without diminishing the purpose (raise money, honor James Burrows and Martin Sheen) of the Museum of Television & Radio's…
The cable curse is over: HBO's "Sex and the City" was named outstanding comedy series by Emmy voters last week, making it the first non-broadcast show to win one of television's top prizes.
Actor-director Nanni Moretti's "The Son's Room," an emotional drama about a family coming to terms with the death of a teenage son, has been chosen as Italy's submission in the foreign-language film…
The Spanish Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences has chosen Vicente Aranda's "Juana La Loca" ("Mad Love") as its official entry for next year's foreign language Oscar.
Submissions of official screen-credits forms must be in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' main mail slot by 5 p.m. on Dec. 3 in order for a feature to be considered for the 74th annual…
A darkly funny, very human comedy about a middle-aged psychiatric patient and his pal making a go of it in the real world, "Elling" has become the highest-grossing local pic in Norway. An…
The Mexican Academy of Cinematic Arts and Sciences has tapped Maryse Sistach's "Perfume de Violetas" (Violet Perfume) as the Mexican entry in the 74th Oscars foreign language category.