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…
Almost every year, the contenders for Oscar's original-screenplay kudo include one or more newcomers making a splash with their first produced script. At the same time, the adapted-screenplay…
Between high-profile adaptations, veteran scribes are offered all manner of script doctoring and rewrite gigs, though dwelling too long in that (admittedly) lucrative realm comes at a cost.
This tale of a man who ages backward turns Fitzgerald's bit of whimsy into a meditation on loss and grief, yet somehow manages to be uplifting in the process. "Forrest Gump" scripter Roth thus…