Given the infusion of new blood in filmmaking both here and abroad, some of the year's most compelling cinematography hails from both masters of the form and the young turks who have followed in…
The look of the movies at the turn of the century has been influenced by two intensifying trends: the use of computers to paint in scenery, and the crossing of national borders to globalize what had…
"Traffic" was busy for Steven Soderbergh, busier than any of his previous nine feature-length films. The pic about narcotics trafficking at the U.S.-Mexico border and the effects of addiction, greed…
"Requiem for a Dream" not only featured a show within a show, but it's a tossup as to which is more harrowing : To capture the "Tappy Tibbons" show -- a smarmy presentation set within director Darren…
Just as many directors say that astute casting is much of their job, finding the right place to stage your movie is often half the battle for production designers.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will adopt at-home voting procedures for its Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards. Tuesday's news is in line with ATAS' announcement last October implementing…
Roy Christopher has been tapped production designer for this year's Oscar kudocast. Event marks Christopher's 13th year with the telecast.
The Cannes Film Festival offered Hollywood an olive branch Tuesday with the announcement that Jodie Foster will head the jury at this year's fest. The choice of an American star for the prestigious…
Local backers of "Eu, Tu, Eles" (Me, You, Them), Brazil's candidate for best foreign-lingo Oscar, are investing $175,000-$200,000 to woo the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.
The Oscars look different from Europe. I'm not surprised, just a little mesmerized by the depths of ambivalence toward something, that for Americans at least, is so simple: Awards good, losing bad.
Lars von Trier's leading ladies have a winning way with anguishing roles. Emily Watson was showered with accolades for her tragically stoic perf in von Trier's "Breaking the Waves." And with his…