It wasn't their similarities, but their differences that drew Annette Bening to the role of Nic -- lesbian wife, doting mother and successful doctor in Lisa Cholodenko's "The Kids Are All Right."
Nicole Kidman likes imperfect people.
Declares Miranda Richardson's character in "Made in Dagenham," "I am what is known as a fiery redhead."
The rising profile of the BAFTAs means that the awards have an increasingly visible impact on box office, according to U.K. distributors and exhibitors.
BAFTA's most radical innovation this year is the launch of its own Web platform for screening films not in the English language.
A year before Derek Jarman died, Tilda Swinton received a fan letter from earnest young Italian director Luca Guadagnino, who proposed casting the actress in an adaptation of William S. Burroughs'…
John Cameron Mitchell, director of "Rabbit Hole," hears it all the time.
Supporting actress also in the mix for possible Oscar notice include Barbara Hershey, Keira Knightley, Hailee Steinfeld and Sissy Spacek.
Lead actress also in the mix for possible Oscar notice include Halle Berry, Diane Lane, Gwyneth Paltrow and Michelle Williams.
Helmer Tom Hooper's "The King's Speech" topped the list of winners at the 13th British Independent Film Awards, nabbing five wins at the event in London, hosted by James Nesbitt.
Roman Polanski's "The Ghost Writer" dominated the 23rd annual European Film Academy awards Dec. 4 in Tallinn, Estonia.