Need crazy? Give Annette Bening a ring. "Running With Scissors" is Bening's latest work playing the mentally off-kilter. Here she's Deirdre Burroughs, whacked-out mom of novelist Augusten Burroughs.
For anyone betting in their annual office Oscar pool, the animated feature award has always been the show's one "gimme" category. Every year has its obvious front-runner, an entry so strong its fans…
The race for the visual effects Oscar is still a big guessing game, since some holiday releases remain unseen, including Paramount's "Charlotte's Web" and Fox's "Eragon." But so far, the race is…
Release: Dec. 8 Distributor: Weinstein Co./MGM Oscar Alums: Anthony Minghella (director, “The English Patient”), Sydney Pollack (picture, director, “Out of Africa”), Juliette Binoche (supporting…
Paramount Pictures has hired Ron Nyswaner to pen the screenplay for "Dover," based on the landmark 2005 trial that stopped a Pennsylvania school board from teaching "intelligent design" -- i.e.…
A correction was made to this article on Nov. 17, 2006. Release: Dec. 15 Distributor: Paramount Oscar Alums: Bill Condon (screenplay, “Gods and Monsters”), Jamie Foxx (actor, “Ray”), John Myhre (art…
Beyond our individually profiled contenders, there are a number of films that could grab a major category nod and/or some below-the-line categories.
Pedro Almodovar began his career as a high-heeled renegade, churning out transgressive, gender-bending dramedies that brought the post-Franco Spanish film scene to international attention.
Strike Entertainment and Universal Pictures will remake John Carpenter's frightener "The Thing." Script will be written by "Battlestar Galactica" exec producer Ronald D. Moore. The 1982 original…
Warner Bros. has picked up spec script "Funny Fat Guy" from Broken Lizard comedy troupe members Kevin Heffernan and Steve Lemme. Heffernan will topline the laffer.
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300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire1Daily:$11.5M Cumulative:$45.0M Warner Brothers -28.56%
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman2Daily:$9.8M Cumulative:$32.2M Fox / DreamWorks Animation -31.73%
Non-Stop3Daily:$4.0M Cumulative:$52.6M Universal Pictures -43.54%