As much as I wanted to like this hidden-camera premise -- which actually seems to have a more intriguing show locked inside it -- it's difficult to ignore how conspicuously manipulated the action…
Markets & Festivals
Rock singer Robert Plant, jazz musician Courtney Pine, film producer Jeremy Thomas and actor Michael Sheen have been honored by the U.K. government.
After escalating quickly into a public war of words, the contract battle between Time Warner Cable and Viacom ended quietly in the wee hours of New Year's Day with a deal that averted the threatened…
Gallic helmer Bertrand Normand's intensive study "Ballerina" follows the fortunes of five dancers of the Kirov Ballet, each at a different stage of her career.
Amid the worldwide economic recession, international moviegoers played a starring role in keeping Hollywood out of the doldrums in 2008.
Hollywood has a long tradition of adapting plays and musicals for the screen. Critics whose job it is to assess such films say they give efforts like "Frost/Nixon," "Doubt" and "Mamma Mia!" no…
Of all the Golden Globes categories, best motion picture - musical or comedy may be the hardest to get a bead on. For starters, it yokes together two distinct categories while segregating them from…
A sampling of lively opinions on some of this year's key Golden Globes noms - compiled by Karen Idelson.
Although "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" represents Claudio Miranda's first gig as d.p. on a David Fincher-directed feature, Miranda had a great deal of experience inside Fincher's digital…
In "Australia," director Baz Luhrmann pays homage to his homeland in a sweeping period saga that's also a throwback to the spectacles Hollywood used to make but rarely does anymore.
Like "Flags of Our Fathers" and "Letters From Iwo Jima" two years back, Tom Stern shot two Oscar-contending features for Clint Eastwood a few months apart using the same basic production methodology…