His 2004 multiple-award-winning short "Victoria para Chino" chronicles the fate of Mexican immigrants trapped in a tractor-trailer bound for the U.S.; his new feature, "Sin nombre," focuses on…
Matteo Garrone's distinctive eye for the aesthetic aspects of moviemaking combined with a drive to reveal the dark side of society, often ironically and always infused with his personal observations…
It really was a fairy-tale experience," Shana Feste says of getting the chance to make her first film "The Greatest."
Claymation helmer Adam Elliot's debut feature "Mary and Max" opens Sundance tonight and is the first Australian film to have that distinction.
Between "Heroes "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles" and the soon-to-debut season of "Lost," the metaphysical hornet's nest of time travel has seldom received such a thorough workout on…
Arab-American helmer Cherien Dabis' life and career often has been shaped by events outside of her control.
Antonio Campos admits that anyone who watches "Afterschool," which premiered in Cannes' Un Certain Regard section last year, might assume that his intensely visual and disturbing film involving a…
The complexities of female friendships serve as the basis for documentary helmer Emily Abt's first narrative feature, Sundance competition pic "Toe to Toe."
Steve McQueen is no stranger to kudos. Long before his debut film "Hunger" scooped up prizes at Cannes, Toronto and half a dozen other festivals, he was firmly established as one of the leading…
Ricardo Montalban, the actor best known as the white-suited "boss" Mr. Roarke of "Fantasy Island," died Wednesday in Los Angeles. He was 88.
Michael Chabon will be feted with the 2009 Scripter Literary Achievement Award at the 21st annual USC Libraries Scripter Award gala Jan. 30 in USC's Doheny Memorial Library.