| Jan 22, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Two of the front-runners at this year's Oscars -- "Avatar" and "The Hurt Locker" as well as home-grown favorite "An Education" -- lead the pack at the BAFTAs with eight nominations each, including best picture nods. Another two of the top Oscar contenders...
| Feb 19, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Since the BAFTAs were moved up in 2000 to take place while academy members were still voting for the Oscars, these laurels have foreseen only three best-picture winners -- "Gladiator" (2000), "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" (2003) and last...
| Apr 13, 2010
| 4:33 PM
â¢ Actress Sigourney Weaver certainly believes in standing by her director, telling the Brazilian news website Folha Online that her good friend James Cameron was snubbed at the recent Oscars due to reverse sexism. "Jim didn't have breasts, and I think...
| Aug 31, 2010
Acclaimed French filmmaker
Alain Corneau, 67, the French filmmaker who leapt to international notice with the 1991 hit "Tous les Matins du Monde," died Monday after suffering from cancer, Artmedia talent agency said in Paris.
| Mar 21, 2008
Times film critics on a few of Anthony Minghella's most memorable movies:
"The English Patient"
(Nov. 15, 1996)
"Love in the extremes of wartime. Love in a dangerous, unstable universe where questions of nationality and betrayal predominate. Love that...
| Jul 2, 2008
Tell everyone about "Tell No One." Not just because this is a top-notch thriller so twisty you may forget to breathe, but because for a long time it looked like you wouldn't be able to tell anyone at all.
For even though "Tell No One" was a top performer...
| Nov 12, 2008
Actors whose characters battle demons -- think Russell Crowe in "A Beautiful Mind" or Marion Cotillard in "La Vie en Rose" -- get to thrash around. Performers who are playing the larger-than-life -- picture Daniel Day-Lewis in " There Will Be Blood" or...
| Jan 7, 2009
If you're an actress, keep in mind that when it comes to getting nominated for an Oscar it doesn't hurt if your name is Kate.
Kate Hepburn managed to do it 12 times, winning a record four as leading actress, more than any other actor.
By age 32, Kate...
| Jan 8, 2009
“I’ve Loved You So Long” is the kind of acclaimed foreign-language movie that should do solid business in unprovincial locations such as New Orleans, Pittsburgh, Nashville and St. Louis. Ten weeks after Sony Pictures Classics first...
| Dec 12, 2008
For a movie that once looked like it might never make it into theaters, "Slumdog Millionaire" continued its remarkable ascendancy Thursday, as the love story of an Indian game show contestant collected four Golden Globe nominations, including top drama,...
| Mar 1, 2009
20th Century Fox, $29.99; Blu-ray, $39.99
Baz Luhrmann's epic "Australia" is at once a western, a war film, a Harlequin romance, a magical-realist fable and a tongue-clucking piece of social history, wrapped up in a decidedly Luhrmann-esque...