| Feb 22, 2015
| 5:55 PM
No Oscar night would be complete without the awards that may not generate the biggest headlines but honor the disciplines that are essential to any motion picture.
Despite various calls over the years to streamline the show, the awards for...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 5:05 PM
There are some traditions without which the Oscars just wouldn't feel the same: A-list stars sashaying down the red carpet. A long-winded winner getting played off the stage by the orchestra. And, of course, Meryl Streep being in the mix for an acting...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 8:50 AM
Emmanuel Lubezki won the 29th American Society of Cinematographers Award for outstanding achievement for "Birdman" Sunday evening at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza.
Lubezki, who is nominated for an Academy Award, won the ASC prize last year for...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 2:22 PM
Paul King, the writer and director of the new British family film "Paddington," recalled the dread that came over people's faces when he mentioned he was doing a movie about the adorable young bear that has enchanted children for nearly six decades....
| Jan 12, 2015
| 5:14 PM
Ratings momentum for the Golden Globes loss some steam Sunday night.
Co-hosting for the third (and apparently final) year, NBC vets Tina Fey and Amy Poehler didn’t quite go out with a ratings bang. Sunday’s 72nd Golden Globes telecast...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 5:15 AM
The Golden Globes are the most reliably fizzy awards show of the year, typically fueled by a mix of the Champagne flowing at the Beverly Hilton Hotel and more irreverent hosting than the Oscars. On Sunday night, even as somber world events and a lack of...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 4:38 PM
In "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)," Michael Keaton is something of a cross between an aging Icarus and the emperor with no clothes — metaphorical until the tighty-whitey Times Square streak.
As a latter-day celluloid superhero...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Since the film academy began handing out the best director Oscar in 1929, you can count the number of women who have been nominated on one hand — Lina Wertmüller for "Seven Beauties" (1976), Jane Campion for "The Piano" (1993), Sofia Coppola for...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 12:30 PM
RatPac Entertainment and Bank of America Merrill Lynch have closed on a $150 million credit facility for funding upcoming titles from Warner Bros. Pictures.
The credit line was closed a year after Warner Bros. and RatPac -- headed by filmmaker Brett...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 10:30 AM
StudioCanal has released a new international trailer for "Paddington," the live-action film about an accident-prone young bear.
Ben Whishaw replaced Colin Firth as the voice of Paddington during the summer. The film, produced by "Gravity" and "Harry...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 3:09 PM
Sandra Bullock reportedly rushed to the aid of an extra distressed by the heat on the set of her latest movie.
The "Gravity" star is back in son Louie's birthplace of New Orleans to film "Our Brand Is Crisis" and she proved that she can hold her own in...