Just being Jodie Foster -- one of the few to grow up in front of the camera and not be permanently scarred -- means she's always in contention, but "The Brave One" received mixed reviews that might…
Actress Tilda Swinton had never been in a Manhattan high-rise office building before stepping into the role of Karen Crowder, the "aggressively ambitious" in-house chief counsel for U/North, an…
In a role that could've easily been overshadowed by Tommy Lee Jones' powerhouse perf, Theron makes her presence known as a cop who won't take guff from the boys while helping Jones uncover the case…
Seigner could be the lone foreign-language-speaking entrant in this category, which may be just fine with Oscar voters who have become increasingly international in the past few years.
When Ruby Dee got the call from her agent about a role in "American Gangster," it jarred her memory.
This year's freshman class of award-contending writers once imagined that the theatrical release of their screenwriting debuts would be followed by meetings with agents, directors and producers about…
Palestinian hip-hop, tall tales in Jordan, the gritty realities of war in Lebanon and a pair of star-crossed lovers straddling the Arab-Israeli divide. The Sundance Film Festival has lined up a…
At the fourth annual Intl. Film Festival Summit in Las Vegas last week, fest honchos huddled together in panel sessions with names like "Creating a Sustainable Festival," showing a sense of…