The film will inevitably be compared to Martin Scorsese's similarly themed "Kundun" --- in virtually every category including best director, where "Tibet's" Jean-Jacques Annaud is at a disadvantage…
The title of this film tells it all. It dispenses a great deal of good will and calls to mind a host of other dramas from "Forrest Gump" to "Awakenings" that dealt with difficult psychological or…
In 1997, Joss Whedon and Kevin Williamson emerged out of the ink-stained, albeit well-paid, screenwriting underclass, ascending to the rarefied air of TV and film moguldom.
Argentina's "Martin (Hache)," by director Adolfo Aristarain, won first prize for the best feature film at Havana's Latin American film festival.
Fox's reissue of the "Star Wars" trilogy has taken the eponymous first pic in the series to the top slot on Daily Variety's all-time rental champs.
They're not likely to grab the post-nomination headlines, but a handful of films may grab a few Oscars along the way ---with luck, good timing, and the Academy's continued attention span.
It's difficult to know exactly how seriously to take New York singer Fiona Apple. The enigmatic 20-year-old evokes strong reactions from a mostly young, female audience that appears to relate to her…
If Oscar honors were based purely on quality of work and logic, there would be no Oscar pools, handicapping, heated cocktail talk and curmudgeonly complaining about no-shows and couldabeens.
"L.A. Confidential" and its director Curtis Hanson were named favorites of the New York Film Critics Circle, adding to their momentum in the Oscar derby.
After years of ignoring Clint Eastwood, the Academy has warmed up to the action icon this decade and bestowed him with Oscars for best picture and best director of 1992 for "Unforgiven," acknowledged…
Helmer James L. Brooks' feel-good "people who need people" picture reunites him with Jack Nicholson, who won a second Oscar for his "Endearment" role as Garrett Breedlove, and appeared unbilled in…