The lead actress category of the Academy Awards may be the most heated battle in years, but if Nicole Kidman wins this horse race, it may just be by a nose.
On the heels of winning an Oscar for his lead performance in "Training Day," Denzel Washington is back with a supporting turn in "Antwone Fisher," his directorial debut.
After playing such disparate characters as a porn-industry matriarch in "Boogie Nights" and an FBI agent in "Hannibal," bringing a couple of '50s housewives to life in two consecutive films -- "Far…
When it comes to playing urban types, Edward Norton has been anything but a softie. In "Rounders," "American History X" and "Fight Club" he has played not only tough, but unsympathetic protagonists…
For Jennifer Aniston, Mike White's script for "The Good Girl" couldn't have come at a better time. Only weeks before, she'd been voicing her frustration with the golden handcuffs of Hollywood.
For Alfred Molina, taking on the role of renowned Mexican artist Diego Rivera in "Frida" was a unique challenge.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' rules state it is the performance, not the performer, that wins the award. Yet Oscar seems to have had a difficult time making the distinction…
It says an awful lot about Chris Cooper's performance in "Adaptation" that the veteran character actor is receiving as much attention as he is in a film that toplines Oscar winners Meryl Streep and…
Eye on the Oscars: The Actor; Academy Award Records