Helmer Michel Hazanavicius, Academy honchos and others weighed in Monday on the use of "Vertigo" music in "The Artist," after Kim Novak decried the excerpt as "rape" in a full-page ad in Variety.
At ASCAP's 26th annual Film & Television Music Awards on Thursday, the parade of composers receiving kudos for music from 2010's top B.O. earners included James Horner ("The Karate Kid"), Hans Zimmer…
Fifty or 60 years ago, it was not unusual to see the name of the composer right up next to that of the producer or director in a movie's opening credits -- Max Steiner on "Casablanca," for example…
"The Mask of Zorro" stands as a pointed riposte to those who say they don't make 'em like that anymore. The return of the legendary swordsman is well served by a grandly mounted production in the…
This "Titanic" arrives at its destination. A spectacular demonstration of what modern technology can contribute to dramatic storytelling, James Cameron's romantic epic, which represents the biggest…
The Devil's Own" is neither the best nor the worst $ 90 million-$ 100 million-area budgeted picture ever made, but it must be the one in which the cost is least evident on the screen.
Primed as the first major release of 1995 (it gets a late-year Oscar qualifying opening), "Legends" should benefit from year-end attention and its positioning as an awards contender. In a period…
Jack Ryan takes on the Colombian drug cartels and some nefarious members of a duplicitous U.S. government in "Clear and Present Danger," the third entry in Paramount's Tom Clancy franchise. Narrative…
Star Trek II is a very satisfying space adventure, closer in spirit and format to the popular TV series than to its big-budget predecessor.