Lora Hirschberg's love of cinema drove her to enroll at NYU's film school. "My aspirations were, like every idiot, to become a director," she quips with a laugh. "But I learned early on that I didn't…
Jerry Lewis will receive the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the 81st Academy Awards.
Storytelling in film may begin with the script but assumes its final form in the editing suite. In that quiet sanctum, where the director and the editor collaborate -- and sometimes struggle -- to…
"Hamlet 2" thesp Steve Coogan will host the 2009 Spirit Awards. The Brit comedian follows the standup acts of previous hosts including Rainn Wilson and Sarah Silverman.
Bravo, HBO and Showtime took the most nominations with three each as the Producers Guild of America announced its nominees for television in four categories on Wednesday.
"Milk" and "Happy-Go-Lucky" came up winners in a contentious year of voting by the New York Film Critics Circle.
"Defiance" director Edward Zwick eloquently introduced his new film before Monday night's Variety screening at the ArcLight by relating the personal journey the filmmaker went through in discovering…
With the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. gearing up for Thursday's announcement of Golden Globe nominations, new tax records show just how important that event is to the org.
As professional institutions go, the Oscar Best Actress Club is a bit like the U.S. Senate. There aren't any official dues (although plenty get paid), the idea of new members makes old members…
Her Oscar nom for "Brokeback Mountain" raised Williams' cache in the film world (she had previously done TV), and she's remarkably valiant in this small but powerful pic as a young woman stuck at a…