All the meticulousness, intelligence, taste and superior acting that one expects from Merchant Ivory productions have been brought to bear on "The Remains of the Day."
Film director James Ivory will receive the University of Oregon's Pioneer Award May 15, saluting him as one of the college's most distinguished graduates.
"Howards End" leads the field in this year's British Academy Awards race, with 11 nominations, ahead of "Strictly Ballroom" with eight, and "The Crying Game" with six.
E. M. Forster's Howards End makes a most compelling drama, perhaps the best film made during the 30-year partnership of Ismail Merchant and James Ivory. Longtime Merchant Ivory collaborator Ruth…