OSCAR QUOTIENT PROS: Who wouldn’t want to see Julie Andrews walk down the red carpet? CONS: Lightweight film in an extremely tough category this year. To many, British star Julie Andrews embodies…
OSCAR QUOTIENT PROS: The Acad loves a British Dame. CONS: Watch out for “Gosford Park’s” other secret weapon, Helen Mirren. Also, A-list ensemble cast may divide votes. Brit actress Maggie Smith has…
OSCAR QUOTIENT PROS: Built strong buzz for “Requiem ” and is receiving raves for “Mind.” CONS: With Crowe’s nom a sure thing, can the film support two nods? Jennifer Connelly considers the 1997 birth…
OSCAR QUOTIENT PROS: Conveys joy of true love, damn what the neighbors think. CONS: Possibility of getting overlooked alongside powerful perfs from Sissy Spacek and Tom Wilkinson. Playing a woman…
For every Meryl Streep, there is a Fernanda Montenegro ("Central Station"); for every Robert De Niro, there is a Paul Scofield ("Quiz Show").
OSCAR QUOTIENT PROS: Role is a far cry from her previous Oscar work. CONS: Will her part be considered too small? In “The Man Who Wasn’t There,” Frances McDormand plays Doris, the woman married to…
A warmly satisfying comedy about dissatisfied people seeking to escape from the personal prison of their mundane lives in soulless suburbia, "The Good Girl" shows director Miguel Arteta further…
Friday's Broadcast Film Critics Assn. Awards proved to be a beautiful evening for "A Beautiful Mind." Pic led the way, garnering four Critics' Choice nods, including best picture, actor (Russell…
Steven Poster has been elected president of the American Society of Cinematographers, succeeding Victor Kemper.
Rare is the Oscar year when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences heaps acclaim on a movie that reminds viewers of war, especially if it's a war that the U.S. has just endured.