| Nov 13, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Woody Harrelson, Ben Foster and Samantha Morton star in Oren Moverman's critically hailed and incredibly moving film about the soldiers who work in the Casualty Notification Office, "The Messenger." Foster plays a soldier with three months left in his...
| Nov 16, 2009
| 4:33 PM
While millions of moviegoers behold Woody Harrelson as a wild man shrieking warnings about the end of the world in "2012" right now, he's giving another showy performance in a small indie that could land him an Oscar nomination. "The Messenger" opened...
| Dec 10, 2009
| 4:33 PM
While chatting casually with a few Oscar voters over the last few days, I heard something very curious. When I asked them what movies they've seen and really liked, they all cited "The Messenger" among their three or four top faves. Huh. Obviously, my...
| Dec 11, 2009
| 4:33 PM
Now that Oscarologists have seen James Cameron's "Avatar" â the last major kudos contender of derby season â how do they size up the race for best picture? Here are the latest predix of these leading pundits: Edward Douglas (Comingsoon.net),...
| Dec 5, 2008
For years the Sundance Film Festival has featured a smattering of big-time stars in its smaller movies. But January's gathering might have more recognizable faces than most Sundance red carpets in recent memory -- Jim Carrey, Richard Gere, William Hurt,...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 12:44 PM
After his acclaimed work for director Oren Moverman in "The Messenger," Woody Harrelson collaborated with him again on this impactful character study of a 1990s Los Angeles cop who makes his own rules, both on and off the job.
At home, he still resides...
| May 4, 2012
| 12:58 PM
Beastie Boys co-founder Adam Yauch has died of cancer at age 47. Yauch is best known for his music career, as the New York hip-hop trio's vocalist and bassist, MCA. But in the last years of his life, Yauch focused his artistic attention on the world of...
| Feb 16, 2012
"Rampart" patrols some familiar streets, but this jarringly intimate study of a dirty Los Angeles cop sliding, crazily, down the drain has a distinctive new-cliche smell, pungent and alive. The story, which is more about observation than propulsion, suits...
| Apr 29, 2010
| 12:26 PM
Woody Harrelson was a recent Oscar nominee for his fine work in this drama about military officers assigned to notify other soldiers' families of the battle-related deaths of their loved ones.
Ben Foster plays Harrelson's new partner in being such...
| Dec 15, 2009
BEVERLY HILLS -- Nominees for the 67th annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Tuesday in Beverly Hills, Calif.:
-Picture, Drama: "Avatar," "The Hurt Locker," "Inglorious Basterds," "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire," "Up in...
| Dec 17, 2009
| 9:53 AM
LOS ANGELES -- "Up in the Air," "Precious" and " Inglourious Basterds" led the Screen Actors Guild Awards with three nominations each Thursday, among them honors for George Clooney, Diane Kruger and Mo'Nique.
The World War II rewrite "Inglourious...