Natalie Portman first discussed "Black Swan" with helmer Darren Aronofsky" nine years ago, but it took this long for the audacious film to get made.
A look at the 15 docus competing for an Oscar nom.
The Academy's documentary committee has once again incited delight and disapproval over the 15 pics chosen to contend for Oscar nominations between now and Jan. 25.
For director Darren Aronofsky, "Black Swan" is immensely personal. It begins with a sister who underwent rigorous ballet training, follows him through film school and a meeting with Natalie Portman.
A Mike Leigh film is created via long, improvisational rehearsals during which story and dialogue are created; as such, they're sui generis.
If this year's crop of acclaimed animated features have a distinctly 3D-CG edge, such as Pixar/Disney's "Toy Story 3" and Dreamworks' "How to Train Your Dragon," a peek beneath the surface reveals…
Lisa Cholodenko, who plumbed the depths of L.A.'s burned-out rock 'n' roll milieu in "Laurel Canyon," returns to the City of Angels' bohemian enclaves for "The Kids Are All Right," about lesbian…
Danny Boyle, former bad boy of the British cinema whose aggressive directing style was established early on with 1994's "Shallow Grave," has become an Oscar-winning elder statesman.
John Cameron Mitchell might not at first seem like an obvious choice to direct "Rabbit Hole," a screen adaptation of David Lindsay-Abaire's play about a couple grieving over the loss of a young child.
James Franco and Anne Hathaway have been tapped to co-host the Feb. 27 Academy Awards.