Zwick made his name in TV and film with contempo dramedies like "thirtysomething," only to switch to a much larger canvas at the end of the 1980s with his Civil War epic "Glory." Since then, he's…
Japan's foreign-language Oscar hopeful "Hula Girls," Belgian satire "Mr. Average" and Dutch festival film "Waiter" were acquired for Taiwanese release by indie distribber Infinity Media/Film.
Six years after the 2000 presidential election, Al Gore again looks like a favorite among voters. And his thunder may be stolen again by ... Ralph Nader.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has set Friday as the deadline to submit official screen credits and music submission forms for consideration for the 79th Academy Awards.
I caught up with Helen Mirren — by phone — as she and her Oscar-winning husband, director Taylor Hackford, were about to have dinner in Alassio on the Italian Riviera. Since our last conversation…
David Lynch's unorthodox approach to awards campaigning today threatened to stop traffic on Sunset Blvd. Cars slowed to a crawl, drivers agog at sight of helmer camped out in the parking lot of Tower…
Iraq clearly captured voters' hearts in Oscar's short list of docu contenders, as four of the 15 pics cited were devoted to the Middle East war: "My Country, My Country," "Iraq in Fragments," "The…
The head of Luxembourg's foreign-language Oscar committee has expressed "disappointment" at the Academy's decision to reject its cosmopolitan, multilingual submission "Your Name Is Justine."
Miramax has acquired Emanuel Crialese's "Nuovomondo" (The Golden Door), Italy's foreign-language Oscar submission, in the unit's first foreign-language buy this year.
Behind "Sonar no cuesta nada" (A Ton of Luck), Colombia's official entry to the Best Foreign Film Oscar race, is a woman at the vanguard of her country's production boom.