Director Stephen Daldry says he's been a fan of Julie Walters for "years and years," so when he read the script of "Billy Elliot," she was the first person he thought of to play Mrs. Wilkinson, the…
"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.
Tuesday's announcement of the American Film Institute's inaugural AFI 2000 -- its picks for the top 10 pictures of the year -- will amount to a double-edged sword, say several Hollywood producers…
Edward Yang's "Yi Yi," a quiet family drama set in Taiwan and released by indie distributor Winstar, was named best picture of the year Saturday by the National Society of Film Critics. In the org's…
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…