| Nov 12, 2008
" The Duchess." "W." " Changeling." " Defiance." "Frost/Nixon." "Milk." " Valkyrie." "Che." What do these films have in common, other than succinct titles? All are based on real people and events, and all happen to have release dates timed to award...
| Dec 5, 2007
Marion Cotillard has appeared in more than 40 movies, including Tim Burton's "Big Fish," Ridley Scott's "A Good Year," Luc Besson's "Taxi" movies and, most recently, "La Vie en Rose," in which she played Edith Piaf. That performance has been generating...
| Dec 13, 2007
Though some awards seasons leave voters wondering whether there's enough talent to warrant nominations, let alone awards, the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. apparently had so many favorites it gave nods to them all.
Vying for the 65th annual Golden...
| Dec 20, 2007
"Into the Wild," Sean Penn's harrowing drama about Christopher McCandless, a young man who traveled the country after graduating from college only to perish in Alaska, dominated the 14th annual Screen Actors Guild Award nominations announced this morning....
| Jan 2, 2008
EVEN as the men's acting Oscar categories are overflowing with strong contenders, the actress races, as usual, reflect the paucity of opportunities for women.
Don't expect that to change any time soon. "Not when Will Smith movies make $78 million on...
| Jan 11, 2008
First-round Academy Award ballots are due back by Saturday at 5 p.m. but judging from the activity around town you would think the race for nominations is really just beginning rather than ending.
Packed Q&As for the likes of "Atonement," "Eastern...
| Jan 13, 2008
"You must make the wood cry," says Armin Mueller-Stahl in "Eastern Promises," giving an impromptu violin lesson to two adoring little girls. With a flourish of bow upon strings, he charms his young proteges, along with visitor Naomi Watts and the...
| Jan 14, 2008
"ATONEMENT," director Joe Wright's epic romantic drama of redemption starring Keira Knightley and James McAvoy, won the 65th annual Golden Globe award for best motion picture drama Sunday evening, capping off a night overshadowed by the crippling...
| Jan 22, 2008
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"Atonement," "Juno," "Michael Clayton," "No Country for Old Men" and "There Will Be Blood" were nominated this morning for the Academy Award for best picture of 2007.
The gripping oil epic "There Will Be Blood" and the gritty contemporary Western, "No...
| Jan 22, 2008
In The Season of surprise, it turns out Oscar had a few of his own.
As press and publicists gathered for this morning's Oscar nomination announcement by Academy president Sid Ganis and Kathy Bates (a last-minute substitute for a scheduled but unannounced...