| Jan 7, 2009
Penélope Cruz has two contender films this season. Does that mean more red carpet gowns? Her adept portrayal of Javier Bardem's psychotically sexy ex in Woody Allen's "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" has already earned her a supporting actress Golden Globe...
| Jan 22, 2009
Golden Globes favorites fared well at the 2009 Academy Awards nominations: Kate Winslet, who won two Globes, was nominated for a Best Actress Oscar. " Slumdog Millionaire," the Globes' darling, got the nod for two major awards (Best Picture and Best...
| Jan 23, 2009
JOSH BROLIN "Milk"
The son of actor James Brolin receives his first Oscar nomination for his role as conservative San Francisco Supervisor Dan White, who assassinated gay Supervisor Harvey Milk and the city's mayor, George Moscone, in...
| Jan 23, 2009
They are now the leading contenders for the top Academy Award -- and although "Slumdog Millionaire" and "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" could hardly be more different in plot, style, spirit and budget, they epitomize the increasingly perilous path...
| Feb 4, 2009
It's nearly an hour into Woody Allen's golden-hued comedy of desire "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" when Penélope Cruz shows up as Javier Bardem's passionately unhinged ex-wife Maria Elena, a life-is-art-and-vice-versa firecracker. It takes only seconds for...
| Aug 15, 2008
It took a screenplay set among Americans in Spain for Woody Allen to make his most French film yet.
" Vicky Cristina Barcelona" plays like a conscious attempt at a freewheeling artifact of the French New Wave, particularly Francois Truffaut's "Jules...
| Apr 2, 2008
Woody Allen has sued American Apparel for using his image without permission.
The Oscar-winning director filed the trademark suit on Monday, March 31 in the Federal District Court in New York.
In May 2007, the clothing maker and retailer used an image...
| Apr 23, 2008
Clint Eastwood's "Changeling," starring Angelina Jolie, is one of several high profile American films going for the Palme d'Or at next month's Cannes Film Festival.
While the official Cannes lineup, which was announced on Wednesday, April 23, includes...
| May 11, 2008
Hollywood legends and obscure arthouse directors descend on Cannes from Wednesday for the world's biggest film festival that combines edgy cinema with A-list celebrities, glitzy parties and frenetic deal-making.
Clint Eastwood is in the main...
| Feb 21, 2009
In a rags-to-riches story that only Hollywood could write, "Slumdog Millionaire" won best picture -- and seven other Academy Awards on Sunday night at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood.
Not bad for a movie that was almost a straight-to-DVD release.
| Feb 22, 2009
" The Wrestler," the poignant drama about an aging grappler who refuses to give up the ring, pinned its competition Saturday afternoon at Film Independent's Spirit Awards, winning honors for best feature, best male lead for star Mickey Rourke, and best...