In 1964, having delivered what might have been the best performances of their illustrious careers, Peter O'Toole and Richard Burton found themselves facing off as lead actor nominees for "Beckett."
Actors often make good directors, as evidenced by Orson Welles and Ron Howard. But directors make fine actors, too. Some star in their own movies, from Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton to Spike Lee…
In 1955, Grace Kelly won an Oscar for her role as the wife of Bing Crosby's alcoholic, has-been actor in "The Country Girl," donning strings of pearls, clingy satin dresses and a slash of ruby red…
The tabloids and the public can't get enough of the rise and fall of young actresses. One too many latenight parties caught on camera, a couple of stints in rehab and a once-promising career can be…
Once upon a time, as in 78 years ago, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences would honor a performer for multiple films. In 1929, Emil Jannings was recognized as best actor by starring in "The…
Laughter may be the best medicine, but to Academy voters it is often greeted around Oscar time like a dose of castor oil. Rare is the comedy or comic performance that is honored with a nomination…
Men at work have rarely been more starkly depicted onscreen than in Yu Guangyi's "Timber Gang," a visceral look at a struggling logging camp in northeast China's Changbai Mountains.
In the movie business, Morocco is most often thought of as a location for Hollywood blockbusters, a place to film Middle Eastern-flavored locations in relative safety.
On the fourth day of Christmas, Hollywood sent to auds: Four would-be tentpoles, three prestige films, two kiddie pics and a musical on the marquee.
The next few weeks are crucial -- not just for the box office, but for the awards season. "Usually by this time, you can start betting on one or two movies for a best picture nomination," says one…
As visual effects have become an important piece of global filmmaking, French companies have been behind the curve. "The truth is ... we don't have a vfx culture," admits Yann Blondel of Paris-based…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions