At the end of a recent screening of "Defiance," the new Edward Zwick film about three brothers who led Jewish partisans to fight the Nazis in the forests of Belarus during World War II, an elderly…
Fox Searchlight's "Slumdog Millionaire" and Miramax's "Happy-Go-Lucky" topped the International Press Academy's 13th annual Satellite Awards over the weekend.
When it's suggested to director Baz Luhrmann that he's made another modest little movie, the director of "Australia" returns the tongue-in-cheekiness in kind: "Well, you know me," he says. "All…
There are plays like 'Of Mice and Men' which were performed in a time when there were 18 actors onstage," observes "Doubt" scribe and helmer John Patrick Shanley about dramas that have translated…
A hyperkinetic, comicbook superhero blockbuster is normally popcorn fare, not Oscar fare. But this year is different. Both "Iron Man" and "The Dark Knight" are being regarded as serious contenders…
For all its state-of-the-artiness, Pixar Animation has always been about imposing the better human qualities on nonhuman entities. In other words, friendship, loyalty and family, as portrayed by…
Before the spring of 1926, F. Scott Fitzgerald had traveled extensively abroad, written several plays, three collections of short stories and three novels, including "The Great Gatsby" -- not bad for…
Countless films of recent decades have set out to spin a gently subversive fairy tale with a contemporary edge, but few have succeeded as wildly as "Shrek."
"Slumdog Millionaire" dominated the New York Film Critics Online awards, winning best picture, director, screenplay, cinematography and score.
American Film Institute released the winners of its AFI Awards Sunday, including its annual top 10 list.
It was too close to call in many races as the Boston Society of Film Critics voting resulted in several ties. At the org's annual meeting Sunday , the voting for best picture resulted in Pixar's…