Talk about David and Goliath. In an era when 3D CG animation and big studio juggernauts such as Disney-Pixar, DreamWorks Animation and Blue Sky-Fox seem to dominate the toon landscape, a few smaller…
Oscar's youngest category turns 10 this year, which seems a good time to reflect on how much the animated feature field has changed in a decade's time.
Halle Berry, Jeff Bridges, Sandra Bullock, Marisa Tomei and Oprah Winfrey are set as presenters on the 83rd annual Oscarcast.
While "The King's Speech" follows the man who would be king, Prince Albert of York, as he stammers his way through speech therapy during his ascent to the throne, the framing of the film itself…
Albania “East, West, East” (Gjergj Xhuvani) Algeria “Outside the Law” (Rachid Bouchareb) Argentina “Carancho” (Pablo Trapero) Austria “La Pivellina” (Tizza Covi and Rainer Frimmel) Azerbaijan “The…
As lyrically shot and poignant as it may be, "Steam of Life" inarguably makes for an unusual choice to rep Finland in the Oscar race for foreign-language feature, though for different reasons…
The remake rights for foreign-language pics have always been a hot commodity -- "Let Me In," remade from Swedish hit "Let the Right One In," is the latest high-profile example.
Most of the Latin American pics vying for a foreign-language Oscar nom this year are feature debuts, heralding a sea change sweeping through Latin America's film industries.
Named after the oldest (and hippest) district of Taipei, Doze Niu's "Monga" represents both Taiwan's past and future.
The selection of Tetsuya Nakashima's revenge drama "Confessions" as Japan's nominee for a foreign-language Oscar surprised many biz insiders here. Despite its stellar B.O. -- $45 million -- the pic…