Til Schweiger's romantic comedy "Keinohrhasen" (Rabbit Without Ears) was the biggest moneymaker of the past year, raking in some $54 million and outperforming the likes of "Quantum of Solace,"…
Academy members chose a Holocaust-related movie over a comicbook story? When examined in that context, the voters' choice of "The Reader" over "The Dark Knight" in the best picture category for the…
"Button" is thematically gripping, viscerally poignant, visually stunning storytelling with a literary backbone in the way of an F. Scott Fitzgerald short story that will appeal to the bookish snob…
'Frost/Nixon,' which could've been slogged in political jargon and backstory, is pure edge-of-your-seat entertainment, thanks to Ron Howard's sharp direction.
Politically, the timing is ripe for "Milk," which champions gay rights activism in a way that's neither preachy nor bombastic.
While it may be one of the most grossly plied cliches about Hollywood filmmaking, the Academy loves to favor a Holocaust -- or in the case of 'The Reaser,' post-WWII -- era pic.
So far, "Slumdog" has snapped up four Golden Globes, including top drama, plus a bevy of other high-profile prizes such as top pic from the National Board of Review. Maybe not: Some critics contend…
Boyle pushed himself by directing a film in which English was spoken only about half the time and which represented in stunning detail a largely foreign culture and land.
This is Daldry's third nomination, so it's obvious the Academy is a big fan of his work. That "The Reader" defied conventional wisdom to do so well overall in the nominations bodes well for a…
Local pics took a whopping 59.5% share at the Japanese box office in 2008, up from 47% in 2007, according to figures from the Motion Picture Producers Assn. of Japan (Eiren).
Howard has long been a beloved figure in Hollywood, and he has the track record with the Academy that shows it isn't afraid to reward him for his efforts.