Miramax Films' "In the Bedroom," directed and written by Todd Field, has won the sixth annual Satyajit Ray Award.
Reporters will tell you there's something very wrong in the universe when they must resort to cajolery and other arts of persuasion to convince PR people to open up, but that's what happened on this…
Most Oscar vets applaud the Academy's ongoing efforts to ensure fairness in voting through an increasingly stringent body of regulations governing the conduct of campaigns.
It's a strange irony that documentary pics, which typically exist, at best, on the fringes of the theatrical film world, get their greatest visibility during film's most glamorous night: the Oscars…
When it comes to film awards, comedy is no laughing matter. The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. creates separate awards for movie dramas and comedies/musicals. And every year, the war cry goes up: Why…
As the industry and critics get ready to ride the impending kudos wave, it is important to remember that these votes don't always match with what the public wants. Just look at the nominees for the…
Ever wonder why there are so many rules in life? Try campaigning for an Oscar. With the award season upon us, marketers and filmmakers have embarked on an annual odyssey of getting their best product…
The Spanish entertainment industry has set up the Anti-Piracy Board (Mesa Anti-Pirateria) to fight rampant rights ripoffs, which cost the industry $700 million last year.
Veteran thesp Beau Bridges ("Kissinger and Nixon") is joining the cast of "The Agency," as producers aim to add a dose of internal political intrigue to the rookie CBS spy drama.
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Cameron Diaz is near a deal to reprise her role in Columbia Pictures' sequel to "Charlie's Angels," with a pact that could eventually bring her $20 million -- making her only the second actress…