| Jan 22, 2008
In The Season of surprise, it turns out Oscar had a few of his own.
As press and publicists gathered for this morning's Oscar nomination announcement by Academy president Sid Ganis and Kathy Bates (a last-minute substitute for a scheduled but unannounced...
| Jan 30, 2008
TONY GILROY is an industry veteran, until recently best known for scripting all three "Bourne" films and co-writing "Armageddon." But in the awards-season crush, he's a rookie, especially as a director with his debut, "Michael Clayton," earning honors...
| Feb 7, 2008
"Oh my God, this is a disaster. Now what are we going to do?" lamented one studio publicist handling a bunch of nominees and potential winners.
No, he wasn't talking about the WGA strike or the Super Tuesday primary results.
It was the just-announced...
| Feb 17, 2008
THE six nominees for this year's best director Academy Award have made a total of 23 feature films. To put that meager number into perspective, consider this: "The Departed," which finally won Martin Scorsese his directing Oscar last year (on his sixth...
| Feb 18, 2008
It's not every actor who reaches his late 40s, decides to reinvent himself as a movie star and . . . succeeds.
Up until the late 1990s, the now 59-year-old Tom Wilkinson had, by his own measure, a comfortable life in the English theater, churning out...
| Feb 20, 2008
Character is destiny. Score one for Heraclitus, whose succinct aphorism seems especially apt in describing screenwriters' path to the Oscars this year.
While taut plotting and visual ingenuity were certainly in abundance in this year's crop of...
| Feb 22, 2008
Still need to fill out that ballot for your office Oscar pool? Not sure who will take home the trophy Sunday night? Well, look no further. Here are Times critics Kenneth Turan's and Carina Chocano's Academy Award predictions -- plus a look at...
| Feb 25, 2008
IT used to be that violence, even more than comedy, was the kiss of death for Oscar movies. Then came blood-saturated films like "Crash" and "The Departed," which overturned some of those rules.
But perhaps no movie exemplifies how the Oscars have...
| Apr 3, 2010
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Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 4 - April 10 in PDF format This week's TV Movies MOSES: Charlton Heston portrays the Old Testament prophet in director Cecil B. DeMille's 1956 Biblical epic "The Ten......
| Oct 5, 2010
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The director of “Duplicity” and “Michael Clayton” has landed the pricey fourth installment in the Jason Bourne spy franchise, “The Bourne Legacy.” Tony Gilroy will direct it. Will Matt Damon return as star? He said...
| Aug 17, 2009
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It goes without saying that Julia Roberts and Clive Owen make an attractive duo, but they also add plenty of style and wit to writer-director Tony Gilroy's ( "Michael Clayton") slick, entertaining caper about intelligence agents-turned-rival corporate...
| Mar 20, 2009
Duplicity is a romantic comedy with spies, a heist picture with sex and a corporate intrigue thriller filled with funny banter.
It re-teams Julia Roberts with one of the few leading men who can hold his own with her, Clive Owen, serves her up as...