France-based companies Basic Lead and the Media Faculty are putting together the Remakes Market, an informal confab for international intellectual rights holders to sell their properties for…
If the implications of the Valerie Plame scandal were lost on most, "Fair Game" lays out a pretty clear case without sacrificing the personal drama behind the public events.
Saturday evening's Academy Governors Awards offered a warm and sometimes ribald time as Eli Wallach, Kevin Brownlow and Jean-Luc Godard received honorary Oscars and Francis Ford Coppola picked up the…
When Darren Aronofsky's terpsichorean thriller bowed at Venice, Telluride and Toronto, the most passionate praise was reserved for Natalie Portman, whose gutsy, physically demanding star turn as a…
One standout performance can seize the Academy's attention, but the actorly heft of "Get Low" should plant helmer Aaron Schneider's picturesque period piece squarely in Oscar's crosshairs.
Cliff Curtis and Ainsley Gardiner, who produced helmer Taika Waititi's hit coming-of-age drama "Boy," took the independent producers of the year kudo at the end of New Zealand's Screen Production and…
Set and shot in the Ozarks, unfolds like a latter-day Greek epic in the sensitive and capable hands of director Debra Granik.
Few films launch from the gate with the instant Oscar speculation that "The Social Network" did.
Sally Hawkins' perf as the at-first reluctant union leader Rita O'Grady will instantly remind Acad voters of Sally Field's memorable turn in "Norma Rae."
This time every year, the Academy takes heat for perceived oversights in its foreign language film category, but the truth is, the Oscars remain considerably more international in focus than other…
A few exceptions like "Ben-Hur" and "The Departed" aside, Oscar hasn't smiled on too many remakes. But that's no reason to count out Joel and Ethan Coen's "True Grit," which has been described not as…