The biggest challenge in making the grueling "127 Hours" was finding the right actor to play Aron Ralston, the film's protagonist and basically its sole character.
Making the psychological horror-thriller "Shutter Island," Martin Scorsese asked Leonardo DiCaprio to play his nerve-jangled U.S. Marshal three different ways, modulating the levels of intensity and…
This group will be among those to get a look from Academy voters
The dark side of the human soul is familiar terrain for Martin Scorsese. But when he first read the script for "Shutter Island," it took him to such unexpected places he stayed up well past his…
Watching a movie is a little like going out on a date. A good first impression is very important, then if you can get through dinner without too many awkward silences, you might just have it made…
David Fincher is not interested in speaking.
A look at the contenders in this year's best original screenplay Oscar race.
"It's just one of those great kismet things where you've brought the right actors together at the right time," says writer-director Lisa Cholodenko.
Films about British royalty are catnip to awards voters. But in "The King's Speech," Tom Hooper uses every tool at his disposal to treat his central character as a man, not a monarch.
A look at the contenders in this year's best adapted screenplay Oscar race.
When Lee Unkrich graduated from USC film school and became an editor, he couldn't imagine that his solo directing debut would be a 3D-animated feature that would break B.O. records and generate Oscar…