"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…
With his work on "Gladiator," production designer Arthur Max proved that he, director Ridley Scott and the resources of DreamWorks could make a Roman epic on the scale of "The Robe" and "Spartacus."…
Though films submitted each year for Oscar consideration in the makeup category run the gamut from historical re-creations to modern interpretations, it's usually prosthetic and fantastical…
What's the difference between a "Grinch" and a "Patriot?" That's the question Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' voters will have to ask themselves when they whittle down their choices for…
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.
Ellen Burstyn had just completed weeks of work playing an emotionally fragile woman in the throes of addiction when she was asked to play another emotionally fragile woman in the throes of addiction.