Maryse Alberti has spent her days as a d.p. traveling back and forth between documentaries like "Taxi to the Dark Side" and narrative films like "Happiness" and, now, "The Wrestler."
For "Rachel Getting Married," director Jonathan Demme wanted a look that was part home movie and part documentary to reflect the spontaneous and frequently chaotic nature of the film's story and…
Frederick Elmes has collaborated with such iconoclastic directors as David Lynch and Jim Jarmusch, but Charlie Kaufman and "Synecdoche, New York" presented particular challenges.
Several actors this awards season are experiencing a noticeable spike in hubbub surrounding their careers. Not only are they relishing the present, but they realize casting directors will have an eye…
As Hollywood inches through yet another Oscar season, various critics groups across the nation have begun the annual tradition of handing out their year-end superlatives in terms of top acting perfs.
Compilation of 2008 critic's award winners in the actor and actress categories. Winners include Sean Penn ("Milk"), Heath Ledger ("The Dark Knight"), Sally Hawkins ("Happy-Go-Lucky") and Penelope…
While Oscar expands its purview to include such films as "Little Miss Sunshine" and "Sideways," Film Independent has been drifting in the opposite direction, including bigger, more expensive entries…
Nominees for this year's Indie Spirit Awards including Javier Bardem ("Vicky Cristina Barcelona"), James Franco ("Milk"), Mickey Rourke ("The Wrestler") and Melissa Leo ("Frozen River").
Despite such high-voltage marquee names as Angelina Jolie ("Changeling"), Sean Penn ("Milk"), Brad Pitt ("The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"), Meryl Streep ("Doubt") and Kate Winslet…
List of SAG Awards nominees for actor, actress, supporting actor, supporting actress and ensemble cast. Recognized thesps include Sean Penn ("Milk"), Heath Ledger ("The Dark Knight"), Kate Winslet…
The Golden Globes have often been touted as a precursor to Oscar, and that's true -- but only to a point. In the last go-round earlier this year, only eight of the 15 Golden Globe nominees for both…