Predicting likely noms and winners -- always a risky business -- is even trickier as many of the potential heavyweight contenders -- "The Lovely Bones," "Avatar," "Nine" -- aren't scheduled for…
Many critics have mixed feelings about the way the Oscar telecast is undergoing more nip-tuck procedures than an ageing actress.
Sometimes a film's costumes are so effective that they serve not only as indispensable story elements but also as an inspiration to fashion designers. That's the case with costume designer Casey…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
In the fall of 1962, just after Lynn Barber, the author of memoir "An Education," went to Oxford, the first white vinyl boot appeared on the fashion catwalk -- one of the milestones heralding the…
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus" might also be called the imagination of Terry Gilliam.
Screenplays can be the foundation of many things, from escapist froth to rallying cries for social causes. But this year quite a few seem to be doubling as metaphorical couches, which is to say a…
Mounting a film adaptation of a Broadway musical is never easy, but when the original songwriter is still around and asked to participate, it can be both thrilling and devastating.
The music branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences tweaked the song rules again this year, but the impact may be minimal and it won't appease the crowd that has been clamoring for an…
The headwaters of film music tend to replenish themselves in unexpected ways. And lately that's meant an influx of talent from Eastern Europe.