| Sep 23, 2010
| 4:34 PM
At this point, it sure looks like we have solid Oscar front-runners for best picture ("The Social Network"), best actor (Colin Firth, "The King's Speech") and best actress (Natalie Portman, "Black Swan"). It's very possible that all three could trot...
| Oct 8, 2008
David Cronenberg is in negotiations to direct "The Matarese Circle," a thriller set to star Denzel Washington.
The MGM production is based on a 1979 spy novel by Robert Ludlum and would mark the latest zig (or zag) in Cronenberg's zig-zagging directorial...
| Nov 12, 2008
Award season usually tends to put the business of Hollywood on hold for close to four months -- Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and world events slip into the background until Oscar cognoscenti have heard the contents of every red-wax-sealed envelope on...
| Jun 30, 2008
Some actors are lining up behind Tom Hanks. Others are backing Jack Nicholson.
This is not an Oscar race. It's the campaign over a new contract for Hollywood actors, and the two movie stars are on opposing sides regarding what to do about it.
| Jul 22, 2008
| 3:15 PM
CREDIT Johnny Depp and his pirate pals. Or thank Viggo Mortensen and the inhabitants of Middle-earth, or all those lightsaber-wielding Jedis. But the bottom line is that even after the advent of more advanced weaponry, swords are cool.
| Dec 1, 2007
Everett Hitch and Virgil Cole had been riding all day, chasing bad guys across the chaparral in the western "Appaloosa." As actors Viggo Mortensen (who was playing Hitch) and Ed Harris (Cole) sat around a campfire filming a scene on the Galisteo, N.M.,...
| Dec 13, 2007
Though some awards seasons leave voters wondering whether there's enough talent to warrant nominations, let alone awards, the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. apparently had so many favorites it gave nods to them all.
Vying for the 65th annual Golden...
| Dec 13, 2007
| 6:51 AM
The 65th annual Golden Globes will air on NBC, but they'll have a distinct cable-TV feel.
Cable series dominate the major television categories, with seven of the 11 nominated comedy and drama series hailing from non-broadcast networks. The series...
| Dec 20, 2007
"Into the Wild," Sean Penn's harrowing drama about Christopher McCandless, a young man who traveled the country after graduating from college only to perish in Alaska, dominated the 14th annual Screen Actors Guild Award nominations announced this morning....
| Dec 20, 2007
Although the Golden Globes largely ignored "Into the Wild," Hollywood's actors definitely took notice.
The Sean Penn-directed drama is the leading nominee for the 14th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, capturing nods for star Emile Hirsch, supporting...
| Dec 23, 2007
"I seem to be drawn to kind of enclosed, hermetically sealed subcultures," David Cronenberg explains on one of the bonus features accompanying the DVD release of "Eastern Promises."
In "Eastern Promises," Cronenberg uses the ever-reliable Anna as his...
| Jan 13, 2008
| 8:34 PM
8:32 p.m. Yes, the post-show analysis continues on TV Guide Channel. Whatever these people are being paid, they're certainly earning it. But just because they're filling airtime, doesn't mean they're filling it with anything worth talking about. So with...