John Powell, whose credits include such popular animated films as "Shrek," "Happy Feet" and "Kung Fu Panda," returned to that arena with music for one of the year's best-reviewed films: "How to Train…
Documentaries have long been viewed as the poor, overly-earnest relatives of big, sexy feature films.
Alexandre Desplat and Clint Mansel look to classical titans as both reference and inspiration, while John Adams looks inward
"You have to stylize. There's absolutely no danger in that," Werner Herzog said in a 2007 interview.
Should "Inception's" Christopher Nolan fail to garner an Oscar directing nomination this year, the resulting fanboy protests may well necessitate National Guard interference.
This time every year, the Academy takes heat for perceived oversights in its foreign language film category, but the truth is, the Oscars remain considerably more international in focus than other…
Seldom immune to the charms of the hopeless and/or noble cause, Academy voters could turn a generous eye on helmer Tony Goldwyn's true-life tale of Betty Ann Waters, who became a lawyer so she could…
This year, the foreign lingo category boasts submissions from 65 countries
It might not be the bigscreen version of ABC's hit series "Modern Family," nor is it the kind of comedy that wears its laughs on its sleeve, but the well-observed sincerity of " The Kids Are All…
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…
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.