There is a scene in "Traffic" in which the character Javier Rodriguez, played by Benicio Del Toro, exclaims to his policeman partner, "They stole our handcuffs!" The significance of the remark may…
In "The Contender," Joan Allen's character makes a heroic stand as a woman who in front of a national stage refuses to divulge past moments of her personal life. As much as she admires vice…
"Cast Away," "Gladiator," "Mission: Impossible 2," "The Perfect Storm," "Space Cowboys," "U-571," and "Unbreakable" are the seven films being considered for this year's sound editing Oscar statuette.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Wednesday announced the seven pics tapped to compete in February for the three noms for the visual f/x Oscar.
Film nominees for the Producers Guild of America's Golden Laurel Awards -- a key indicator for Academy Awards selections -- skewed toward historic and coming-of-age dramas with "Almost Famous,"…
Last year's Golden Globe recipients Tom Cruise, Denzel Washington, Edie Falco and James Gandolfini are the first crop of thesps to be confirmed as presenters for the 58th annual Golden Globe Awards.
Writer-director Rod Lurie's "The Contender" will receive this year's Alan J. Pakula Award, the Broadcast Film Critics Assn.'s highest honor, at the sixth annual Critics' Choice luncheon Jan. 22 at…
In its seventh annual poll, the Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Assn. voted USA's "Traffic" the best film of 2000. Pic's helmer Steven Soderbergh was voted best director.
Jean-Pierre Calmel has left France's National Film Center (CNC) to join the Cannes Film Festival as financial and administrative director.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will present 17 Oscars for scientific and technical achievement at a ceremony at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel on March 3. Renderman software…
It's a reality in Hollywood that politics is best kept to campaign fundraisers and off the bigscreen. For the studios, movies with political themes are right down there with Westerns on the…