Jennifer Jason Leigh has made a career out of playing emotionally raw characters. Her new role, alongside Nicole Kidman in "Margot at the Wedding," is no exception.
After six Oscar noms and one win (for the 1977 pic "Julia"), Redgrave has only one scene, but she nails it, socking over the film's varied plot strands and themes in a monologue that's all the more…
There's a hard, flinty edge to Catherine Keener's voice that can turn from soothing to scary in a heartbeat.
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.
Making a smooth transition from female rap phenom to movie star, Latifah has managed to integrate both her music and film careers seamlessly.
"Away From Her," a moving look at long-term marriage, is remarkable not only for its stellar performances from Olympia Dukakis, Julie Christie and Gordon Pinsent, but from the fact that 28 year-old…
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…
Remarkably eerie yet annoyingly larded with cheap horror-film shock effects, "I Am Legend" stands as an effective but also irksome adaptation of Richard Matheson's classic 1954 sci-fi novel.
When "Red Cliff" filmmakers look over the edge, they can finally see the finish line. After a production schedule blasted by thesp-scheduling issues and appalling weather, the biggest Chinese movie…