High-concept small-town comedy long on running time and short on laughs. Despite fine cast headed by Gene Hackman and Ray Romano, Fox release lacks the antic energy and imagination that might have…
One week into production on Will Ferrell soccer comedy "Kicking & Screaming," Universal is switching directors. Jesse Dylan, who helmed U's "American Wedding," will take over for Marco Schnabel.
"The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" and "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl" took top honors at the 54th annual ACE Eddie Awards Sunday night.
Matt Jackson, formerly a production exec at Universal Pictures, has joined Morgan Creek Prods. as VP of development. Shingle has also named a pair of development execs, Andy Bohn and Mona Panchal.
Just two years ago the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Science's board of governors was keen to fork over the hardware to a bevy of honorary recipients. Thalbergs, Hersholts and honorary Oscars were…
"I'm voting for 'Lord of the Rings,' " says one Academy voter. "It's the film of the year. Twenty years from now, people would be astonished if we voted for any other film."
A list of films and that have been nommed for so far by other orgs in the categories of best film, acting, direction and screenplay. Wins are indicated with an asterisk:
It really is an honor just to be nominated. One peek inside the 2004 Oscar nominee swag bag -- bestowed only upon the hopefuls in the four acting categories, as well as director and picture -- and…
This year's Oscar noms were a surprising bunch -- and that will go for the ceremony, too, promise the show's creators.
1990: Billy Crystal’s first hosting gig comes a year after a flamboyant show masterminded by “Grease” producer Allan Carr that kicked off with Rob Lowe and Snow White doing a duet of “Proud Mary.” “I…
The Academy's foreign-language film category could hardly be described as a prison or ghetto. Not when in recent years it has embraced such major commercial successes as "Life Is Beautiful" (1998)…