Makeup artist Jacqueline Fowler has assembled a variety of nicks and cuts over the years -- a collection of ready-made prosthetics that add small, vital touches to an actor's appearance.
Finding inspiration is never a problem for costume designer Sandy Powell, who has worked on such sartorially demanding projects as "The Aviator" and "Gangs of New York." With "The Other Boleyn Girl,"…
Set in the Manhattan advertising world and Connecticut suburbs of the mid-1950s, even a synopsis for "Revolutionary Road" evokes iconic, nostalgic images of quaint Americana.
After 20 years of collaborating with Oliver Stone on such films as "JFK" and "Born on the Fourth of July," production designer Derek Hill knows what the director wants.
Disney-Pixar's Ed Catmull has been tapped to receive the Gordon E. Sawyer Oscar for technical contributions to the industry.
Several 2008 movies -- "Milk," "Gran Torino," "Slumdog Millionaire" and "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" among them -- deliver big messages of social justice, and deliver them in highly…
Ron Howard approached "Frost/Nixon" a bit like a documentary. The way in which he told the story made me feel that I was getting an insider's look at what really happened to allow David Frost to pull…
"Doubt" is a morally complex story. I love the fact that it offers no easy solace. To me, it wasn't about religion. It wasn't about pedophilia and the priesthood. It examines something that's very…
Hats off to Danny Boyle and Simon Beaufoy for creating a joyous and heartbreaking film filled with all the horrors and triumphs of a life of poverty. This Dickensian fable beautifully juxtaposes…
Everybody talks about Robert Downey Jr.'s performance, which I think was fantastic, but overlooked is Gwyneth Paltrow. Her subtlety, with which she did that role, was exceptional.
"Milk" has an incredible sense of time and place; it makes you feel as if you are right there walking down the Castro in bellbottoms in the mid-1970s. "Milk" is also the first mainstream picture that…