Movies set in the recent past seldom receive Oscars for art direction or costume design -- categories dominated by fantasy and period films.
Shooting a major feature around the world is something like mounting a military campaign, with location managers coordinating the action on several fronts.
German thesp Til Schweiger ("Inglourious Basterds") has been cast in a pair of high-profile features -- Fox comedy "This Means War" and Arclight Films thriller "The Courier."
The wealth of talent in this year's Sundance's U.S. Documentary Competition reflects an effort to stress storytelling over pure journalism.
After an on-again, off-again, on-again flirtation with Cameron Crowe's untitled DreamWorks pic, Brad Pitt is apparently off the film, most likely for good.