The Washington, D.C. Area Film Critics Association clicked with "The Social Network," honoring the Facebook drama with three awards, including best film, best director for David Fincher and best…
Screenwriter Pamela Gray describes "Conviction" as a story of "the wheels of justice turning in the wrong direction."
As usual, Shakespeare got it right: Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown. But as dramatized in several of 2010's most prominent award contenders, the unease of the great and powerful stems not…
Stage plays have a spotty record making the jump to the screen, even when the playwright is the one doing the jumping.
In 1998 Derek Cianfrance wrote his second feature, "Blue Valentine." Twelve years and 66 drafts later, the writer-director's screenplay came to life.
In the age of the big-budget studio franchise, a key for writer-directors is surprisingly simple: Be realistic.
Oscar Night America, an Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences program that allows local charities to host Oscar viewing parties, has named the 50 cities that will host events, including…
Screenwriter Marcus Hinchey recently revisited Woody Allen's 1989 "Crimes and Misdemeanors" and heard an echo: "When the character says that ultimately, no matter what you do, if you can get away…
The Producers Guild of America has selected 3D technology provider RealD as the recipient of its Vanguard Award, which recognizes achievements in new media and technology
Ryan Gosling signed on to make "Blue Valentine" in 2005, but, owing to death and debts, bankruptcies and other calamities, director and co-writer Derek Cianfrance couldn't get the film off the ground…
If it's fair to say that falling in love and saving the world are forgiving pursuits in moviegoers' minds, a character chasing money and/or success often needs something extra to win an audience's…