Two upstarts join three vets in this year's lead actor race, and one of those rookies could be the main challenger to the thesp many consider the heir apparent to the Oscar throne.
While the Oscars often reflect how much the film industry has struggled to create plum lead roles for women, this year's lead actress race -- whether a mirage or a sign of things to come -- had…
The Dec. 17 release date for "The Fighter" snuck it in for Oscar noms, with a punch -- the film was quickly hammered with praise for its cast.
To create the onscreen comic book whose melancholy images underscore the weighty emotion of "Rabbit Hole," artist Dash Shaw got into the character of the script's troubled teen cartoonist -- not as…
"The Social Network" has been creating buzz among critics and viewers since its debut at the New York Film Festival.
The woman whose work greatly influenced the dream world of Christopher Nolan's "Inception" is art researcher Dominique Arcadio, who had the task of hunting and gathering thousands of images of…
It's always a wide-open race as high-end brands vie for Oscar. Rather than pursue the golden statuette, fashion, spirits, auto and other luxury lifestyle brands strategize to link up with thesps…
In "Dinner for Schmucks," the mice steal the show.
This year's contenders offer a gallery of characters in dire need of emotional rescue.
Mary Helen Bowers credits the details of "Black Swan" for making it as true as possible to the life of a soloist in the competitive New York City ballet world.
Now that the Oscar race for best picture is a 10-deep scenario, securing a spot in the nominees' circle is less about clawing one's way there than keeping a spotlight on the qualities that initially…