London Eye: In recent years, the British Academy of Film & TV Arts has done everything in its power to position its film awards as a bellwether for the Oscars. But that claim to fame has been…
When "Dreamgirls" opened on Broadway in 1981, conventional wisdom said that a film version should be made only after the stage production had run its course, to prevent the cannibalization of legit…
In November, the movie industry's voluntary movie rating system celebrated its 38th birthday -- and still counting. How and why was it born?
Disney is laying off about 160 employees, or 20% of the total staff, from its feature animation unit. Move comes as the Mouse House has greenlit "American Dog" as its next feature toon to move into…
"Flags of of Our Fathers," "Babel" and "Dreamgirls" are off to a good start as the Oscar race heats up. The two dramas and musical led the Satellite Awards nominations in the motion picture…
Perry Henzell, a filmmaker whose reggae classic "The Harder They Come" introduced Jamaican pop culture to a global audience, died Nov. 28 of cancer in St. Elizabeth, Jamaica. He was 70.
Mel Gibson is always good for a surprise, and his latest is that "Apocalypto" is a remarkable film. Set in the waning days of the Mayan civilization, the picture provides a trip to a place one's…
UN-sponsored eco-themed film fest Desert Nights: Tales From the Desert kicks off in Rome Friday, just as Hollywood has developed a taste for green themes.
Two Berlin fest hits, Valeska Grisebach's romantic crisis drama "Longing" and Iranian Jafar Panahi's "Offside," about teen girls trying to sneak into a soccer match, both took double honors at the…
Woody Harrelson, Samantha Morton, Kate Mara, Eduardo Noriega, Ben Kingsley and Thomas Kretschmann are set to star in "Trans-Siberian," the next film by "The Machinist" director Brad Anderson…
The remodel that might most impact a Globe partygoer isn't inside the Hilton, but rather on the adjacent former Robinsons-May complex.