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.
Jean-Pierre Calmel has left France's National Film Center (CNC) to join the Cannes Film Festival as financial and administrative director.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will present 17 Oscars for scientific and technical achievement at a ceremony at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel on March 3. Renderman software…
The winner of this year's Oscar best pic statuette will be selected from a field of 242 eligible features.
Hollywood will have no shortage of Oscars this year. The Chicago foundry that makes the gold-plated statuettes plans to mint a second set on the slim chance that last year's theft is repeated.
It's a reality in Hollywood that politics is best kept to campaign fundraisers and off the bigscreen. For the studios, movies with political themes are right down there with Westerns on the…
The tortured artist cuts a particularly romantic figure. And the idea of a suppressed artistic voice cuts even deeper for those who cherish the right of expression as sacred to a culture's…
A blockbuster in Asia, a hit at Cannes and Toronto, and a critical darling burning up the wickets Stateside, Ang Lee's "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" has all the earmarks of surefire Oscar bait…
New York-based playwright-turned-motion picture director Kenneth Lonergan is, by his own wistful admission, "always rushing, always late." The day of our meeting at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly…