Lists can reveal many things, and the roster of confirmed submissions to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' foreign-language race reveal a whole lot more than Fiji having its first film…
Shooting in black-and-white with nary a backstory, George Clooney didn't want anything to divert attention from the issues at the heart of "Good Night, and Good Luck." Pic centers around two men…
Writer-director Mike Binder ("The Upside of Anger") is the latest filmmaker ready to process the tragedy of 9/11, and he's got Don Cheadle and Adam Sandler poised to join him. That duo is circling…
Last year's "Ray" established a new barometer for music-themed biopics, bringing Jamie Foxx near-unanimous praise and an Oscar for his lead perf. This year the likely beneficiary of the newfound…
It's been a classic triumph-over-adversity tale for writer-director Noah Baumbach and his cast and crew of "The Squid and the Whale," but can the storybook success continue come Oscar season?
Riding a wave of awards buzz that began at Toronto, Venice and Telluride -- and stoked by its winning the Golden Lion at Venice -- Western love story "Brokeback Mountain" is one of the leading Oscar…
Following Monday's resignation of Walt Disney TV Animation topper Barry Blumberg, Disney has announced the official integration of the toon group into Disney Channel Worldwide.
When Tommy Lee Jones sought financing for his "The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada," he didn't bother taking it to the studios. Instead, he called on Luc Besson's Paris-based EuropaCorp.
The underlying theme of racism has always resonated with the Academy. From vintage films such as "In the Heat of the Night" (seven noms, five wins) to "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" (10 noms, two…
The Palm Springs Film Festival has announced three honorees for the Jan 5-16 event. Fest's 17th edition will fete David Cronenberg with the Visionary Award, Jake Gyllenhaal with the Desert Palm…