The name's Smiley, George Smiley -- and he's the opposite of 007 in nearly every way.
Oh, sure, it's been called middlebow. And yes, critics -- mostly male -- strained to recognize the film's strengths. But soph helmer-scribe Tate Taylor treated the beloved bestselling material with…
It's thirty years since Steven Spielberg's Saturday-matinee throwback "Raiders of the Lost Ark" landed eight Oscar nominations, including mentions for Best Picture and Director.
On the surface, it's easy to underestimate "Hugo," the latest film from Martin Scorsese, as nothing more than a populist 3D bid for family auds with a kiddie-fare plot about an orphan who lives in a…
On paper, "The Ides of March" would seem like the zeitgeist film of the moment as the nation revs up for another presidential election marathon.
Boxing pics have long resonated for Oscar, and now it's time to see if mixed martial arts will fare as well.
Awards speculation is a given when two-time Oscar winner Meryl Streep is front and center of a prestige project.
The "Juno" tag team of Diablo Cody and Jason Reitman reunite for "Young Adult," and the duo's reteaming automatically demands attention.
Michel Hazanavicius's graceful, witty and emotional throwback to silent films, set in Hollywood in the late 1920s and itself dialogue-less, was a sensation at Cannes this year, winning star Jean…
As head of the FBI for nearly four decades, J. Edgar Hoover knew the secrets of some of the country's most powerful men, but fiercely guarded his own.
The surest route to a visual-effects Oscar is to show the Academy something it's never seen before, whether it's Brad Pitt transformed into a wizened child in "Benjamin Button" or a completely…