Documentaries have long been viewed as the poor, overly-earnest relatives of big, sexy feature films.
"You have to stylize. There's absolutely no danger in that," Werner Herzog said in a 2007 interview.
After demonstrating that he can be taken seriously as a director with "Gone Baby Gone," Ben Affleck returns with an even more ambitious project this year in "The Town."
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The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner1Weekend:$32.5M
A Walk Among the Tombstones
A Walk Among the Tombstones2Weekend:$13.1M
This Is Where I Leave You
This Is Where I Leave You3Weekend:$11.9M
In David O. Russell's unconventionally conventional biopic of boxer "Irish" Micky Ward, Christian Bale and Melissa Leo play Ward's brother and mother, respectively -- the two people standing in the…
Set and shot in the Ozarks, unfolds like a latter-day Greek epic in the sensitive and capable hands of director Debra Granik.
While it may have been nine months since "Shutter Island" opened (long enough to relegate films such as "Greenberg" and "A Prophet" to the deepest recesses of moviegoers' memories), don't expect…
Maybe the MPAA had a plan when they gave "Blue Valentine" an NC-17.
If the implications of the Valerie Plame scandal were lost on most, "Fair Game" lays out a pretty clear case without sacrificing the personal drama behind the public events.
A few exceptions like "Ben-Hur" and "The Departed" aside, Oscar hasn't smiled on too many remakes. But that's no reason to count out Joel and Ethan Coen's "True Grit," which has been described not as…
Between a wide-open picture field and wiggle room in other races, here are the dozen other films with the best shot at serious Oscar attention.