A shimmering melancholic romance about the most unusual of criss-crossing lovers -- a man (Brad Pitt) who ages from infirmity to infancy, and a woman (Cate Blanchett) who grows old like we all…
"Seven Pounds" reunites Will Smith with the filmmaking team behind the pic that earned him his last Oscar nomination, "The Pursuit of Happyness."
At 78, Clint Eastwood has hit such a late-career stride that he reliably generates awards buzz with every new project.
Stories that gnaw at the underbelly and injustice of race relations have a built-in soft spot among Academy voters. Call it the Stanley Kramer effect.
For a multiple-Oscar-winning filmmaking duo lauded for their inimitable eccentricity, Joel and Ethan Coen seem to be most appreciated the further they play it straight.
With "Revolutionary Road," director Sam Mendes returns to the suburban milieu of quiet desperation that earned him an Oscar for "American Beauty."
Although unscreened for journalists at press time due to last-minute tinkering by notorious perfectionist helmer Baz Luhrmann, his eagerly awaited "Australia" looks to be the kind of sweeping…
After a couple of Hollywood misfires ("The Truth About Charlie," "The Manchurian Candidate"), Jonathan Demme returns to his low-budget roots with this exuberant dysfunctional-family portrait about a…
Beyond our 22 Contenders, several pics could sneak into the Oscar nominations -- from festival favorites and little indie engines that could, to blockbusters and late-year openers.
"Lost in Translation," "Sideways," "Little Miss Sunshine," "Juno." With each of these films drawing Oscar noms in the past five years, it has become all but expected that some underdog movie will…