While many major distributors steered clear of big releases over the weekend that welcomed the new century, several films passed or approached significant milestones.
A dozen feature docus now have a shot at copping an Oscar, following an initial round of voting by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voters.
Disney's Buena Vista Intl. claimed victory at the 1999 overseas box office with a year-end total of $1.32 billion, a 12.5% improvement on last year's result.
Twentieth Century Fox is bedazzled with Elizabeth Hurley and Frances O'Connor, enlisting the pair to co-star with Brendan Fraser in the Harold Ramis ("Analyze This") -helmed film "Bedazzled."
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will present 12 awards for scientific and technical achievement at ceremonies March 4 at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel.
As any film executive can tell you, 1999 was a schizophrenic year. On the one hand, the annual domestic B.O. ended the year at $7.46 billion; up 8.5% over the record total in 1998.
When last year's Academy Award nominations were announced, many were surprised "Opposite of Sex" supporting actress Lisa Kudrow wasn't among the chosen. But in the long run, perhaps more notable than…
Steven Spielberg was crowned filmmaker of the decade Monday by the Broadcast Film Critics Assn., which singled out his pics "Schindler's List" (1993) and "Saving Private Ryan" (1998) as the top two…
Over the last decade, Australian actors' worldwide impact worldwide recalls the new wave of directing talent from Down Under in the '70s. Just as Peter Weir, Gillian Armstrong, Bruce Beresford…
"American Beauty" took home best film honors from the Online Film Critics Society, while star Kevin Spacey downloaded the best actor award. The prize was Spacey's first in the myriad of year-end…
Wes Bentley's rise at age 21 to acclaim and the cusp of stardom for his quiet performance as Ricky Fitts, the eccentric camcorder-wielding new teen on the block in "American Beauty," may strike some…