The stories of three ennui-ridden women separated by decades commingle with calculated resonance in "The Hours." Considerable intelligence and strategic finesse have been brought to bear on this…
Oscar night may be more than three months away, but awards season is in full swing. Screening lists are growing, special soirees are plentiful, and marketing mavens are frantic.
Less is more in M. Night Shyamalan's old-fashioned sci-fi thriller, a film that eschews heavy reliance on flashy visual effects for a carefully constructed story using solid performances and…
A movie in which Jack Nicholson galvanizes the screen is never too far away from at least one Oscar nomination (for its three-time winning star), but "About Schmidt" has the earmarks of an award…
Based on Michael Cunningham's Pulitzer-winning novel, Paramount's "The Hours" has a winning combo of kudo components and weight to score in several major categories this awards season.
Steven Soderbergh is the only director to have had two films nominated for picture and director Oscars in the same year.
The much-anticipated reunion of director Spike Jonze and screenwriter Charlie Kaufman, "Adaptation," is nonetheless a big wait-and-see in terms of its Oscar chances.
In a year overflowing with remakes, "Insomnia" was one of the lucky few to make a significant impact with critics and audiences.
Despite being shut out of the foreign-lingo Oscar category, "Talk to Her" shouldn't be counted out of the upcoming kudos races.
The one thing "Antwone Fisher" might have going against it is its title. Neither based on a previously published autobiography nor touting a famous title character, "Antwone Fisher" might be best…
Last year's "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" proved Oscar gold was no fantasy for director Peter Jackson and his colleagues.