The makers of "How to Train Your Dragon" went out on something of a creative limb with one scene in particular: Scrawny Viking Hiccup comes to visit Toothless, the dragon he's injured, and begin a…
In the neverending cycle of ups and downs between the movies and television, the impact of the kind of intimately filmed, sophisticated storytelling characterized by the prime series in cable's…
At 2009's end, James Cameron's "Avatar" offered an appealing vision of global interconnectedness on an alien planet. 2010's scribes promptly began investigating the prospect of international amity on…
Playwrights, novelists, biographers and other scribes pen their praise of the year's best screenplays.
Contrary to common belief, Hollywood isn't always obsessively fixated on beauty, youth and glamour.
"Tron: Legacy" owes much of its dazzle to the way it referenced visual cues from the original "Tron" and used them as a springboard into a far more complex cyber universe.
As far back as production designer Dante Ferretti can remember, he was transfixed by the movies.
When it comes to Oscar's original score category, is there such a thing as momentum for potential nominees?
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Visual Effects branch has chosen the seven films for its annual bake-off in Jan.
Breakout directors. Cutting-edge techniques. Revolutionary storytelling devices.
Getting character design right is as complex as composing a melody, says Disney's vet animator Glen Keane, who supervised the animation of "Tangled" and designed Rapunzel.