| Dec 14, 2007
SO the 82-voting members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. have punted.
They're either unable or unwilling to designate any sort of Oscar front-runner.
Instead, the group has nominated as many as 12 films for either best film, drama or comedy, for...
| Dec 14, 2007
And the winner is . . . not here?
The Golden Globe Awards are a highly rated NBC event, an often irreverent ceremony brimming with A-list stars. If the Writers Guild of America strike against the TV networks and movie studios isn't resolved, the WGA...
| Dec 19, 2007
In "Atonement," Joe Wright's compelling film adaptation of Ian McEwan's powerful bestseller, Golden Globe nominated James McAvoy plays Robbie Turner.
He is a Cambridge-educated housekeeper's son who falls for Cecilia Tallis (Keira Knightley), the...
| Dec 18, 2007
HOLLYWOOD has never been so full of nasty denunciations, agonized hand-wringing and self-important rhetoric.
But if you thought I was talking about the writers strike, you're wrong.
The loudest fussing and feuding is coming from the world of critics and...
| 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
AH, to be young and in love on-screen.
Or young and in grief, in guilt, in the family way, in search of life's meaning.
Basically, it's the young part that counts. A preponderance of actors and actresses under the age of 25 have stood out this year at...
| Jan 3, 2008
The author-screenwriter teams behind "Atonement," "Into the Wild," "No Country for Old Men," "There Will Be Blood" and "Zodiac" have been named finalists for the 2008 USC Libraries Scripter Award.
Scripter is presented annually by the USC Libraries to...
| Jan 5, 2008
The serial killer at the center of "Zodiac" was always just beyond the grasp of the police and journalists: tantalizingly close, yet ultimately unreachable. The film's Oscar chances have looked just as unpromising, but now Paramount Pictures is staging...
| Jan 5, 2008
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There Will be Blood, Paul Thomas Andersons epic tale of oil, power and greed, was named best picture of 2007 Saturday by the National Society of Film Critics.
The complex and ambitious adaptation of Upton Sinclairs Oil! also won best director for...
| Jan 7, 2008
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The American Society of Cinematographers has nominated five films in the Feature Film category of the 22nd Annual American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Outstanding Achievement Awards competition.
"The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward...
| Jan 8, 2008
Joel and Ethan Coen's western noir "No Country for Old Men" was the big winner Monday at the 13th annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium.
The film adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's novel picked up awards for best film of 2007,...