Lately, the visual effects that have grabbed the most attention -- and awards -- have usually been groundbreaking digital ones. But in "Iron Man," it's the interplay of CGI and practical effects that…
When it comes to editing, Ron Howard believes two heads are better than one. That system has been working for the "Frost/Nixon" director since 1982, when assistant editors Mike Hill and Dan Hanley…
As part of Pixar's creative brain trust, Andrew Stanton feels a bit sheepish admitting he doesn't watch much animation outside the office.
A sequel in name only to the notoriously campy "Anaconda" (1997) and the tragically less funny "Anaconda: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid" (2004), "Anaconda 3: Offspring" bids to launch a…
Touting a lineup loaded with global docs, offbeat features and genre pics, the 12th annual Hollywood Film Festival continues to uphold its reputation as an outsider fest in an insider town.
F/x whiz Toby Wilkins' "Splinter" is a spare, effective and genuinely frightening retro-nightmare that will have teenage gore girls trooping to the movies like lurching swarms of George Romero's…
Besides Clark Gable, Dustin Hoffman is the only other actor who has gotten top billing in three Oscar-winning best films: "Midnight Cowboy" (1969), "Kramer vs. Kramer" (1979) and "Rain Man" (1988).
After showing his comic chops in "Pineapple Express," James Franco extends his range in Gus Van Sant's "Milk," playing Scott Smith, Harvey Milk's lover.
DreamWorks summer comedy "Tropic Thunder" reps Ben Stiller's boldest career move yet, with controversial themes and a big budget (around $100 million) melding with a very personal comedic vision.
Robert Pattinson finds himself a recognizable star even before the movie version of Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight" opens Nov. 21.
There was never any doubt that John Patrick Shanley would adapt his own Pulitzer Prize-winning play, "Doubt," for the screen. But didn't he have to put up a big fight to land helmer duties on the…