Academy voters have long professed a deep love and respect for the original, the quirky and the edgy -- movies such as "Fargo," "Pulp Fiction," "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind," "Lost in…
Had Keri Russell whipped together a dessert based on what drew her to her pie-making character Jenna in "Waitress," she might have called it…
By and large, teenage girls in Hollywood are simple creatures, easily divided into groups of shrieking gossips, wayward hellions and helpless victims.
Laura Linney knew she had to play Manhattan neurotic Wendy Savage for writer-director Tamara Jenkins when her "actor brain" flicked on three pages into reading the script.
Believe it or not, director Joe Wright wanted Keira Knightley to play Briony Tallis, thinking his "Pride & Prejudice" actress might be perfect as the guilt-stricken central character in "Atonement."
Of the Hollywood stars who can command eight figures a pic, is there any one of them who has committed a darker oeuvre to film in recent years than Nicole Kidman?
Adapting the story of Daniel and Mariane Pearl for the film "A Mighty Heart" in a truthful and respectful manner was difficult enough, and Angelina Jolie soon discovered that director Michael…
Regardless of what the French think of Yanks, they love American movies -- and Marion Cotillard is no exception. Even though she first acted onstage as a 4-year-old child with her thesp parents, the…
Had you bumped into actress Helena Bonham Carter in 1979 you'd quickly notice the 13-year-old's strange hairdo -- two twirled buns sticking up like devil's horns.
Returning to her career-making (and Oscar nominated) role as Britain's most celebrated monarch in "Elizabeth: The Golden Age," Cate Blanchett certainly had no shortage of literary and historical…