Though he's produced dozens of films over four decades, you rarely hear producer Jerry Bruckheimer credited as the "auteur" of his distinctive and personal filmography.
From tense scenes in the House of Representatives to the former president's high-pitched parables, Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" has been lauded for its histrionics, precision and balance of both.
Two years after her first nomination for "Winter's Bone," Lawrence consolidated her next big thing status in 2012, first by headlining the blockbuster "Hunger Games" franchise-starter, then by…
When he dives into character study ("Malcolm X," "The Hurricane," "Training Day"), Washington's performance moves beyond the screen and into our conscience.
Helen Mirren's Walk of Fame star ceremony on Hollywood today will be one of the rare instances in which she stoops to conquer.
'The Garden' has a hometown advantage, as it tracks a (celebrity-supported) community garden that sprang up in South Central Los Angeles following the 1992 Rodney King riots, a 14-acre oasis…
Screenwriter Tony Gilroy's directorial debut has become the fall's most burnished, acclaimed reminder of the conscience-stricken '70s suspense drama, a tale of corporate malfeasance and its…
At a mere 28 years old, Germany's new indie queen Julia Jentsch is already a seasoned veteran of the festival and kudos circuit. In 2004 she walked down the red carpet in Cannes for Hans…
What becomes a legend most, a famous fur ad used to ask. It's a question on the minds of many these days, as a new century lives out its infancy and emerging technologies alter the way we perceive…
Fox Searchlight's "In America" topped nominations for the 2004 IFP Independent Spirit Awards with six, followed by five each for HBO Films/Fine Line Features' "American Splendor" and the Samuel…
For most actors, when Steven Spielberg calls, you jump. Not so with Samantha Morton, the British actress best known in America for her nonspeaking Oscar-nominated role in "Sweet and Lowdown."