| Jul 30, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos will receive the industry tribute at the Gotham Independent Film Awards, the annual fete presented by the New York-based Independent Filmmaker Project.
The Gotham Awards' tribute represents the latest industry...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 4:30 PM
When the Oscars modified the best picture category in 2009 and instituted an annual list of up to 10 nominees, the intention may have been to ensure that critically acclaimed blockbusters like the Oscar-overlooked "The Dark Knight" would bulk up the...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Awards pundits parse the Golden Globes for its Oscar meaning, gauging snubs and momentum with studious intensity. The rest of us mainly want to see a good show, or at least a speech in which Jodie Foster fake-retires.
What's likely to give us that...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 6:42 PM
With her second Golden Globe win in as many years, "American Hustle" star Jennifer Lawrence has continued her rapid evolution from fresh-faced ingenue to polished Hollywood powerhouse.
It was only in 2010 that Lawrence first appeared on critics',...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 10:53 AM
Zach Galifianakis and Michael Cera will star in upcoming pilots for FX.
Galifianakis, the star of several hit movie comedies including "The Hangover" franchise," is creating and will star in a pilot for FX that he will co-write with Louis C.K.
| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:30 PM
This week is the awards equivalent of the Polar Vortex: You're not exactly sure what it means, you just know it's intense.
After nearly five months of full-throttle campaigning, Thursday offers the moment of truth as AMPAS president Cheryl Boone Isaacs...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 6:00 AM
"I'm afraid everybody's going to get sick of me," Jennifer Lawrence fretted at the Golden Globes last Sunday.
Ostensibly, this is a legitimate worry and not false modesty, because for the past year the actress has been kind of inescapable.
| Jan 22, 2014
| 5:30 AM
PARK CITY, Utah — Director Todd Miller was more nervous than he had expected to be.
The 37-year-old filmmaker's self-financed documentary "Dinosaur 13" had scored one of the Sundance Film Festival's coveted four opening-night slots. Now, facing a...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 10:30 AM
LONDON -- The Karlovy Vary Film Fest is to fete American filmmaker William Friedkin and pay tribute to U.S. development, production and management company Anonymous Content.
Friedkin will receive the Crystal Globe for Outstanding Artistic Contribution to...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 11:31 AM
Less than a year ago, hardly anyone knew who Lupita Nyong'o was. This week she graces the cover of People as the magazine's most beautiful person, continuing her red-hot streak.
"It was exciting and just a major, major compliment," the 31-year-old...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 10:00 PM
*** (out of four)
At a certain point, the backcountry stories become a blur. Even when they're well executed, and they usually are, movies like "Winter's Bone" and "Mud" and "Out of the Furnace" and now "Joe" all exist in comparable, dangerous worlds....