The fate of film critics is a relatively minor concern these days -- even to film critics. Or so says Joe Morgenstern, the Wall Street Journal's Pulitzer Prize-winning movie maven:
Ten years ago, screenwriter Grant Nieporte struck up a conversation with a stranger at a cocktail party. Sporting a leather sport coat and a ponytail amid a country club crowd, the man seemed like…
The signing of Hugh Jackman as host of the 81st Oscarcast is a signal that "we are trying to turn a corner and to give the evening more of a nightclub-party feel -- which it once had," said the…
Helmer Raymond Depardon was awarded the Prix Louis Delluc, one of France's most prestigious film honors, for docu feature "La Vie moderne" at a ceremony in Paris on Friday.
The Academy has shortlisted 15 films in the visual effects category. While the list is heavy with superheroes, the Academy recognized the reverse-aging of "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" and…
Hugh Jackman will host the 81st annual Academy Awards in February. Executive producer Bill Condon and producer Laurence Mark made the announcement today.
Production designers for 2008's two biggest comicbook adaptations ranged far afield from the comics to gain inspiration for their differing visions of the battle against evil.
Showbiz has had many tough acts to follow. One of the latest is faced by James Murakami, who was production designer on helmer Clint Eastwood's two latest films: "Changeling" and "Gran Torino."
The look of "Milk" is grounded in authenticity and well chronicled reality. Its accurate-as-possible re-creation of San Francisco of the 1970s is enhanced by actual footage from the period. This…
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" was long a Hollywood problem child, its central idea of a man who ages backward deemed for years too difficult for even the best makeup artists or visual effects…