Saving its quirk for the characters rather than the filmmaking style, this intermittently charming romantic comedy gets auds rooting for a shaggy-dog type who falls for the girl of his dreams on the…
The pleasures of Jane Austen and the horrors of the British slave trade make a surprisingly elegant fit in Amma Asante's handsome period piece.
With the exception of a few top-tier names, most composers toil away in the shadow of A-list movie stars and directors. The exception comes with six European film music festivals, where they -- and…
In what amounts to a second chance to get some awards love after being locked out of the Academy's score nominees for "The Master" this past year, composer Jonny Greenwood is among the five who will…
Many of the elements that worked for Steven Spielberg's "War Horse" are present and correct in WWI drama "Private Peaceful," which, like "Horse," was adapted from a Michael Morpurgo novel.
Inspired by the case of Kim and Krickitt Carpenter (upgraded to Channing Tatum and Rachel McAdams onscreen), "The Vow" reps that most welcome kind of Valentine's Day offering, focusing on the…
Close to 100 original scores have been deemed eligible for the 84th Academy Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Thursday.
Though anchored by its appealing leads and directed by Lone Scherfig with customary snap and polish, "One Day" rather too dutifully chronicles the 20-year relationship between two smart, attractive…
During the past few months, she's received a lifetime achievement award from BMI and Prince Charles has presented her with the Order of the British Empire at Buckingham Palace.
An emotionally devastating adaptation of the acclaimed novel by Kazuo Ishiguro.