Sylvester Stallone will be honored with the Charles A. Crain Career Achievement Award Jan. 10 at the Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival. Presented as part of the fest opening weekend gala, this year's…
Gillian Armstrong's Australian love story, based on Peter Carey's novel, "Oscar and Lucinda,'' enormously benefits from being one of the few epics this season --- albeit lining up against more amply…
Arnon Milchan's New Regency shifted its studio deal in September from Warner Bros. in Burbank to 20th Century Fox in Century City, a distance of approximately 8 miles and about $50 --- $60 million…
Quentin Tarantino eluded the sophomore jinx in a huge way after "Reservoir Dogs" put him on the filmland map in 1992 by scoring an Oscar win for best screenplay for one of the best picture nominees…
The last time Martin Scorsese left New York on a spiritual mission was back in 1988 when his "The Last Temptation of Christ" drew a flurry of Christian protests and the odd case of a solo Oscar…
Mike Figgis' "One Night Stand'' has generated only a fraction of the kind of bound-for-Oscar buzz that his Oscar-winning AA yarn "Leaving Las Vegas'' did two years ago.
Comedies are a tough sell when it comes to Oscar nods and boxoffice blockbusters often find success makes Oscar question their integrity.
This dysfunctional family drama set in suburban Connecticut examines the sexual revolution of the swinging 1970s.
The plight of comedy motion pictures at Oscar time is always the same. It's hard to break through the bias toward more serious fare when Academy members choose the five nominees for best picture.
Only Billy Wilder has been more Oscar-nomination friendly in the top six categories than Woody Allen. The crusty old master has garnered 21 total nominations to the Woodman's 19 --- one as an actor…
The other movie this year aside from "Boogie Nights" to center on the anatomical Mr. Happy also was a huge independent hit in this indie-trendy era.