The first time I heard of Van Morrison was 40 years ago, and honestly I wasn't so impressed by "Brown Eyed Girl" at the time. (I had no idea he had written or originally sung "Gloria," popularized in…
Disney and producer Jerry Bruckheimer have acquired screen rights to "Jihadists in Paradise," a Mark Bowden article published in the March issue of Atlantic Monthly.
DreamWorks has tapped Carter B. Smith to helm "The Ruins," a horror thriller set in the Yucatan jungles that's being produced by Stuart Cornfeld at Ben Stiller's Red Hour banner.
Isao Matsuoka, chairman of Toho Co., will receive the ShoWest international lifetime achievement award.
In years to come, 2006 may be remembered as the year filmmakers blurred the lines between reality and fiction to ever more provocative effect -- and clearly, Oscar was paying attention.
When the Producers Guild of America handed its top feature award to "Little Miss Sunshine," one couldn't help but sense a sea-change taking place.
Despite its best intentions, the Academy isn't always the best at capturing the moment. Tough talk, maybe, but not a knock.
There's something very familiar about the Oscar directors' race this year. Yep, just two years after Clint Eastwood nabbed the trophy for "Million Dollar Baby" and Martin Scorsese went home empty…
Helen Mirren was hardly born into royalty, having grown up in the blue-collar waterfront town of Southend-on-Sea. She worked the carnival rides and games as a barker, calling out to passersby, saying…
When "The Departed" opened in October, it looked like the movie might fill up the supporting actor category all by itself: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon and Jack Nicholson all had red-meat parts, but…
Oscar loves a fresh face, and this year the Acad short-listed three. The youngest, 10-year-old Abigail Breslin, plays the pint-sized beauty pageant aspirant of "Little Miss Sunshine."