Daniel Lapaine ("Muriel's Wedding") has joined Claire Danes, Kate Beckinsale and Bill Pullman in "Brokedown Palace," which Jonathan Kaplan is helming for Fox 2000.
"L.A. Confidential" and its director Curtis Hanson were named favorites of the New York Film Critics Circle, adding to their momentum in the Oscar derby.
"The Boxer'' enters the Oscar ring with considerable weapons in its corner. Pound-for-pound, few films this season carry the kind of Oscar pedigree of this one.
In 1997, Joss Whedon and Kevin Williamson emerged out of the ink-stained, albeit well-paid, screenwriting underclass, ascending to the rarefied air of TV and film moguldom.
Mexico's first pan-media telethon raised a total of 138 million pesos ($17 million) over the weekend, surpassing its original goal by more than 70%.
The plight of comedy motion pictures at Oscar time is always the same. It's hard to break through the bias toward more serious fare when Academy members choose the five nominees for best picture.
Fox Broadcasting Co. is launching the midseason comedy "Ask Harriet" and bringing the Dick Wolf drama "New York Undercover" back to Thursdays in January.
As in years past there is always room for an old-fashioned arthouse costume drama in the Oscar mix. And "The Wings of the Dove" has the strong possibility of copping beaucoup nominations in both the…
Multi-character slices of life have often piqued Oscar's interest, from director Robert Altman's best-picture nominees "MASH," "Nashville" and "The Player" to such eclectic, character-teeming…
If Oscar honors were based purely on quality of work and logic, there would be no Oscar pools, handicapping, heated cocktail talk and curmudgeonly complaining about no-shows and couldabeens.