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.
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…
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…
A Mike Leigh film is created via long, improvisational rehearsals during which story and dialogue are created; as such, they're sui generis.
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.
James Franco and Anne Hathaway have been tapped to co-host the Feb. 27 Academy Awards.
German Oscar hopeful "Die Fremde" (When We Leave) by Feo Aladag has won the European Parliament's Lux prize.
When the industry sees a forthcoming pic as weighed down with baggage, it can take marketing savvy -- and a little luck -- to overcome those lowered expectations and stay competitive at year's end.
Great work involves high risk. Several of the year's most lauded filmmakers and creatives talk about the big challenges in the movies they made -- and what kept them up at night, until they got it…
Robert Duvall and Sissy Spacek work exquisitely together in the indie "Get Low." In one particular area, however, they don't share common ground.
When Lisa Cholodenko's domestic comedy "The Kids Are All Right" premiered at the Sundance Film Festival this year, the reviews ranged from solid to outright ecstatic.