Produced by John O. Olsson.
Photographer-cum-filmmaker Manshih Yonfan's "Beauty" looks at first glance like a sequel to the helmer's 1995 "Bugis Street" --- dramatizing the lives of young gay male hustlers instead of prior…
DreamWorks' romantic comedy "Forces of Nature" hit the road with $13.9 million, making the Sandra Bullock-Ben Affleck starrer the nation's hottest-selling ticket -- albeit on a generally lackluster…
With seven Oscars on the shelf and $73 million in the domestic box office drawer, a film with Shakespeare in the title now appears to have a shot at hitting the $100 million mark.
Forget for a moment that the deliriously nutty group of slackers and neurotics who populate the perfectly named "It's like, you know ..." exist mostly in the imagination of Mehlman, who penned the…
FROM THE 71ST ACADEMY AWARDS The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion was the Bard's stage Sunday as Miramax's "Shakespeare in Love" stole the show seven times, including nods for best film, actress and…
When he received an invitation to the first Academy Awards, Charles "Buddy" Rogers, who starred in the 1927 WWI saga "Wings," wasn't sure if he should go. So he checked with fellow castmembers Gary…
It has faced many competitors, wannabes and emulators, but the annual telecast of Academy Awards remains the biggest awards show on television by a country mile.
It's official: The Oscars are a laughing matter. Hollywood's biggest night of the year may be serious business, but it's such a jittery affair -- there's so much at stake, after all -- that it needs…
When Daily Variety first asked me to write a piece on the Academy Awards, I was hesitant. So much is written about the show that by the time it is over I feel most people are tired of it. But, upon…