| Dec 2, 2008
"Ballast," an austere drama about a grieving man who forms a bond with a woman and her young son, "Frozen River," a somber tale about the relationship between two poverty-stricken women, and "Rachel Getting Married," an intimate drama about a young...
| Dec 4, 2008
" Slumdog Millionaire," Danny Boyle's stirring fable about a young man who reflects upon his poverty-stricken life while competing to win 20 million rupees on India's version of "Who Wants Be A Millionaire," on Thursday was named best film of 2008 by...
| Dec 9, 2008
"Milk" and "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" dominated the nominations this morning for the Broadcast Film Critics Assn.'s 14th annual Critics' Choice Awards, receiving eight nods each.
"Milk," Gus Van Sant's drama about Harvey Milk, the openly gay...
| Dec 9, 2008
The Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. named " Wall-E," Disney/Pixar's animated film about a little robot who falls in love, the best film of 2008 on Tuesday afternoon. The Batman adventure "The Dark Knight" was runner-up. Sally Hawkins, who played the...
| Dec 10, 2008
| 10:16 AM
Gus Van Sant's "Milk" received best picture honors Wednesday from the New York Film Critics Circle.
The moving drama about openly gay San Francisco Board of Supervisors member Harvey Milk, who was slain 30 years ago, also won best actor for Penn and best...
| Dec 10, 2008
"Slumdog Millionaire," a modern-day fable about an orphan from Mumbai who ends up on a television game show, is shaping up to be this movie season's Cinderella story.
At one point, it seemed poised to go straight to DVD after its original studio,...
| Dec 12, 2008
There was tittering in the Beverly Hilton ballroom early Thursday morning as Brooke Shields announced the Golden Globes nominees for actor in a comedy or musical. James Franco, she intoned, and there came those giggles. Co-announcer Elizabeth Banks then...
| Jan 7, 2009
If you're an actress, keep in mind that when it comes to getting nominated for an Oscar it doesn't hurt if your name is Kate.
Kate Hepburn managed to do it 12 times, winning a record four as leading actress, more than any other actor.
By age 32, Kate...
| Jan 11, 2009
| 5:40 PM
It was a night for underdogs.
"Slumdog Millionaire" continued its Cinderella ways at the 66th annual Golden Globe awards tonight, winning four statuettes: dramatic film, director for Danny Boyle, original score for A.R. Rahman and screenplay for Simon...
| Jan 22, 2009
| 6:09 AM
"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," a fable about a man who ages in reverse, dominated the 81st annual Academy Award nominations this morning, earning 13 nods, including best film, best actor for Brad Pitt and best director for David Fincher.
| Jan 23, 2009
Each year, the Oscar nominations result in a pleasure-pain split in Hollywood. There's the "You like me, you really like me!" jubilation for those whose work gets honored. Then there are the bruised egos of those who early on had been touted as Oscar...