The camera pans to follow horses galloping across rugged mountain terrain. It's a grandiose moment from "The Lord of the Rings," but amid December's screen scramble, it looks decidedly less than epic.
"Ali," "Baby Boy," "Rush Hour 2" "The Brothers" and "Training Day" are in the running to receive the motion picture nod at the 33rd annual NAACP Image Awards, to be held Feb. 23 at the Universal…
Patrice Chereau's English-language feature "Intimacy," winner of the best film Golden Bear at Berlin this year, on Monday nabbed France's prestigious Prix Louis Delluc for the best French film in…
War is hell for 100 continuous minutes of screen time in "Black Hawk Down," a relentless immersion in combat strikingly realized but none too pleasurable to sit through. Pic is based on journalist…
A middling Tom Cruise vehicle as far as the general public is concerned, "Vanilla Sky" will surprise buffs for being a virtual scene-by-scene remake of the 1997 Spanish feature "Open Your Eyes" (Abre…
Oscar tends to give most of his attention to big films, but the best pic noms in recent years by "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," "The Full Monty" and "Secrets & Lies" indicate there may be…
As a critics organization in a company town, the Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. has held a unique position. More than a mere covey of journalists that bestows annual honors on cinema's finest, LAFCA…
When in doubt, bring in the big guns. Writer-director Eva Gardos knew she didn't have a prayer of getting award voters to focus on her movie "An American Rhapsody" unless she did something dramatic…
If the Christmas movie season needed an explosive kickoff, it got one with Wednesday's "Ocean's Eleven" preem at the Village and Bruin theaters.
The National Board of Review has singled out Fox's "Moulin Rouge" as best picture of 2001. The honors are the first in the award season, which culminates with the Academy Awards on March 24.