| Dec 14, 2008
When Hollywood writers began a strike a little more than a year ago, movie and TV stars went out of their way to show solidarity with the mostly unheralded scribes who craft their lines. Former "Seinfeld" star Julia Louis-Dreyfus lugged a picket sign. Jay...
| Dec 18, 2008
The movie is called "Doubt," but members of the Screen Actors Guild seem to have few misgivings about it.
The film is the leading nominee for the 15th annual SAG Awards, which were announced Thursday (Dec. 18). It picked up five nominations -- individual...
| Dec 26, 2008
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| Dec 29, 2008
"Marley & Me," the tale of a boisterous dog, led a strong pack of movies at the box office over the weekend, but together, they still couldn't pull this year's movie attendance out of the doghouse.
"Marley" made the most money ever for a Christmas Day...
| Dec 31, 2008
Bernie Madoff can now boast that in the Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon game, his Bacon Number is one.
The alleged securities fraudster had pulled actor Kevin Bacon and his wife Kyra Sedgwick into his Ponzi scheme, according to media reports.
| Jan 7, 2009
This year's lead actor and supporting actor categories offer no end of irony.
Although certifiable leading men like Brad Pitt in "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," Leonardo DiCaprio in "Revolutionary Road," Clint Eastwood in "Gran Torino" and...
| Jan 7, 2009
Times change. But classic menswear hasn't really changed that much in the last 30 years.
Daniel Orlandi, costume designer for " Frost/Nixon," starring Michael Sheen as British TV personality David Frost and Frank Langella as former President Richard...
| Jan 7, 2009
If "Slumdog Millionaire" doesn't snag the Oscar for best picture, then the academy might consider creating a new award for it this year: the only Oscar-buzzed film you didn't feel like you had already seen before you actually saw it.
| Jan 4, 2009
An animated Israeli film that's taken on unexpected timeliness in recent days won the top award Saturday from U.S. film critics.
"Waltz With Bashir," Ari Folman's animated documentary chronicling his coming to terms with repressed memories of his...
| Jan 6, 2009
"The Dark Knight" has struck again.
The superhero movie, with Heath Ledger's final role as The Joker, was one of the Producers' Guild of America nominees for its Darryl F. Zanuck Producer of the Year Award, according to Variety. Christopher Nolan,...
| Jan 11, 2009
It's been a grand time lately for actors playing famous U.S. political figures on film: Josh Brolin in "W," Sean Penn in "Milk" and Frank Langella reprising his stage role in "Frost/Nixon." Another compelling, if far less publicized re-creation of a major...
| Jan 8, 2009
“I’ve Loved You So Long” is the kind of acclaimed foreign-language movie that should do solid business in unprovincial locations such as New Orleans, Pittsburgh, Nashville and St. Louis. Ten weeks after Sony Pictures Classics first...