Producer Samuel Goldwyn Jr has publicly derided the Academy Awards’ arcane Best Foreign Language Film rules that keep prestigious work out of the running.
Sidney Lumet movies getting some belated Academy recognition: The Honorary Oscar will go to the Serpico and Dog Day Afternoon director.
French film producer René Cleitman’s prestigious credits include Cyrano de Bergerac and several Prix César and Oscar-nominated titles.
7 Quotes: Joan Collins on Nicole Kidman’s ‘screen legend’ status + Michael Moore on George W. Bush + Kinsey collaborator Paul Gebhard on Bill Condon’s 2004 movie.
Award-winning Iraq War-themed drama gets US distribution + veteran Oscar winner has been hospitalized + Antarctica is getting its very first movie theater.
The low-key documentary Calling Hedy Lamarr offers a glimpse into the phone habits of one of the most glamorous Hollywood stars of the studio era.
An animated Pixar hit, a costly motion-capture fantasy and an ‘end of the world’ disaster flick are among eligible entries for next year’s Academy Awards.
An Ed Wood film from 1971, the long-thought (partially) lost sexually explicit supernatural tale Necromania was an adult genre groundbreaker.
John Wayne DVD collection features a rare all-star and multiple Oscar-nominated ‘disaster’ blockbuster, in addition to Shakespearean and 3D Westerns.
The 9 quotes include Pedro Almodóvar vs the Catholic Church’s anti-gay stance and Gael García Bernal revealing his ‘inner transvestite.’
A trio of French film stars are among the celebrities offering support for hostages being held in Iraq + an Iranian director has been hospitalized after Moral Police arrest.
Is Titanic and The Aviator star Leonardo DiCaprio going to play a 1930s gangster or an FBI agent in Michael Mann’s planned crime drama?
The new Claude Lelouch film is a critical and box office bomb. The director is resorting to radical measures, but fellow veteran Philippe de Broca thinks that’s a bad idea.
Robin Williams is the Golden Globes’ next recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement - despite less than 25 years in movies.
A Muslim radical has killed contentious Dutch filmmaker Theo van Gogh - Vincent van Gogh’s great-grandnephew known for several polemical movies.
Four new DVDs focus on two-time Oscar-winning director George Stevens: A (racist) tribute to British colonialism, an immigration family drama, and two documentaries.
Beyond Paradise: The Life of Ramon Novarro: Biography of tragic gay actor discusses his personal life and career. (Pictured: The Ben-Hur star with Greta Garbo in the 1931 blockbuster Mata…