| 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 12, 2009
In a ceremony alternatively as solemn and celebratory as the movie that won a leading four prizes -- the rags-to-riches drama "Slumdog Millionaire" -- Sunday night's Golden Globe awards helped focus the Oscar race as it honored the late Heath Ledger for...
| Jan 14, 2009
Palm Springs is probably the only place cinephiles can take in 16 French movies in two weeks and watch a roadrunner scuttle alongside the base of a snow-capped mountain.
"It's different here," quipped director Francis Veber, as he relaxed in a wicker...
| 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 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...
| 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
| 1:56 PM
Last year, the Writers Strike ended up canceling the NBC Co-Chairman's "prom," but for the time being -- pending the SAG vote, that is -- all things are full steam ahead for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's 66th annual Golden Globes honoring...
| Dec 11, 2008
Two great actresses received double nominations today: Meryl Streep was nominated for best actress (drama) for "Doubt" and best actress (musical or comedy) for "Mamma Mia!," her 22nd and 23rd career Globe nods (she's won six), and Kate...
| Jul 10, 2009
t was the great surprise in this past year's Oscars, a movie that the smart money never saw coming.
Best foreign language film? Had to be Waltz with Bashir, right?
Wrong. The wry, compassionate and elegiac Japanese comedy-drama Departures took home...
| Jul 10, 2009
Awards watchers predicted the animated Israeli docudrama Waltz with Bashir would take home the best foreign language film Oscar this year. But the little-seen Japanese Departures pulled off the upset. When you see the poetic, funny and life-affirming...
| Jan 22, 2009
The romantic fantasy "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" led Academy Awards contenders Thursday with 13 nominations, among them best picture and acting honors for Brad Pitt and Taraji P. Henson, and a directing slot for David Fincher.
The awards will...