Uma Thurman's tour-de-force perf as The Bride in Quentin Tarantino's "Kill Bill Vol. 1" could easily have been deemed too much of an action role to merit dramatic kudo attention. But the Golden…
In terms of the Academy Awards, what's the distinction between a leading and a supporting role? Sometimes it's just a matter of improved odds.
Miranda Otto was always going to stand out from the crowd in Peter Jackson's "Lord of the Rings" trilogy. With Liv Tyler's Arwen and Cate Blanchett's Galadriel, her Princess Eowyn is one of just…
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The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner1Weekend:$32.5M
A Walk Among the Tombstones
A Walk Among the Tombstones2Weekend:$13.1M
This Is Where I Leave You
This Is Where I Leave You3Weekend:$11.9M
With her starring role in "Monster," as Aileen Wuornos, a prostitute sentenced to death for killing six men in Florida, Charlize Theron shatters her glamour-girl image with one of the year's most…
Though the tough script for "Mystic River" didn't go down easy, Marcia Gay Harden felt passionately that she had to be a part of the film, particularly with Clint Eastwood at the helm.
If you think that most Brits fumble for words and never get to the point, Samantha Morton will change that view. Her clarity, integrity and drive -- let alone her no-holds-barred acting style -- have…
Admired for her indie-film work since the mid-'90s, Hope Davis is riding a swelling tide of acclaim that has put her in serious kudo contention this year.
Nicole Kidman is something of an Oscar fixture these days, with a nom for 2001's "Moulin Rouge" and a statue for her perf last year as Virginia Woolf in "The Hours" that, she says, took three weeks'…
Crowned the queen of indies at the 2003 Sundance Film Festival, Patricia Clarkson is ready to take her royal status to the Academy. Shut out last year after her critically acclaimed supporting role…
Helen Mirren -- Dame Helen Mirren, as she is now, following her investiture at Buckingham Palace on Dec. 5 -- isn't entirely sure that mature women are back in cinematic vogue, even if "Calendar…