For Spain's Javier Bardem, the opportunity to portray a gay writer persecuted and jailed in Cuba who dies of complications from AIDS at age of 43 was "a gift from heaven."
A veteran of stage and screens both big and small, actor Morgan Freeman plays against type with his portrayal of Charlie, a poetic and courtly hitman, in "Nurse Betty," helmer Neil LaBute's dark…
Arguably no character in "Traffic" undergoes more radical change than that of Helena Ayala, played by Catherine Zeta-Jones. In the first half of the film she is happily ensconced in luxury with her…
That customary burr of grudging humor is in Sean Connery's voice as he responds to being asked why he liked playing "Finding Forrester's" gruff old man.
Believing in a high-tech, computer graphic-generated ancient Rome may sound like a difficult job for any actor, but Connie Nielsen says "Gladiator" director Ridley Scott made it easy.
"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.
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,"…
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.
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.