When nominations for the 53rd annual Grammy Awards are announced on a special CBS telecast Dec. 1, a certain Detroit rap star stands to reap a fair share of nods in the major categories.
When director David Fincher considered composers to score "The Social Network," musical talent aside, he needed someone "who understood the horniness of being the dweeb outsider." Enter Trent Reznor.
More than a decade after bringing Shakespeare's "Titus Andronicus" to the screen, director Julie Taymor and composer Elliot Goldenthal -- partners in life and work -- have reunited for "The Tempest."
A.R. Rahman, the so-called Mozart of Madras, was already famous in Bollywood when Danny Boyle tapped him to score "Slumdog Millionaire."
"You have to stylize. There's absolutely no danger in that," Werner Herzog said in a 2007 interview.
Fifteen years after receiving the Irving Thalberg Award, Clint Eastwood remains an Oscar force.
The harried Academy member who happens to be a part of the foreign-language picture committee is in the thick of it this year.
When Darren Aronofsky's terpsichorean thriller bowed at Venice, Telluride and Toronto, the most passionate praise was reserved for Natalie Portman, whose gutsy, physically demanding star turn as a…
UK-based historical pageants have dazzled the Academy from 1933's best picture "Cavalcade" through 1998's "Shakespeare in Love" and 2006's "The Queen," marking "The King's Speech" as tailor-made, if…
Sally Hawkins' perf as the at-first reluctant union leader Rita O'Grady will instantly remind Acad voters of Sally Field's memorable turn in "Norma Rae."
Should "Inception's" Christopher Nolan fail to garner an Oscar directing nomination this year, the resulting fanboy protests may well necessitate National Guard interference.