Oscar prognosticating is a hard habit to break. Sure enough, I stumbled across the SAG and DGA awards results this morning, and much like finding that emergency cigarette stashed in your winter coat's breast pocket, I couldn't help lighting up.
Warrior is, above all, an emotionally engaging and uncommonly thoughtful family drama. It rises above most in its genre by refusing to pit 'good' against 'evil' and by refusing to pander to our lowest emotional denominator.
At the Academy Awards, the fate of approximately 2,500 Carteret Islanders alighted upon public consciousness when my film was announced as a nominee for Best Documentary Short Subject.
Its impact speaks to the unique power of film to relate a compelling story in under two hours, and have it hit you like a sledgehammer.
It's a cliché that technology is transforming everything, but for film-makers it has truly turned the world upside down. The drawback? You've got competition like you never had it before.
Am I the only one who thought this year's Oscar hosts, Anne Hathaway and James Franco, were a breath of fresh air compared to Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin in 2010?
This year's winner of the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short, writer and director Luke Matheny explores themes of unrequited love and delusion i...
This year's Best Picture winner at the Academy Awards (and nominated for 12 Oscars),was The King's Speech, the story of King George VI of England w...
I want to track a story as it develops, I certainly won't be looking at the print edition of anything, and, once the long-threatened paywall goes up, I won't be getting my updates from nytimes.com.
Last Sunday I had the (eco) confidence to enter the Kodak Theatre in a dress made by designer Gary Harvey from eleven pre-loved, forgotten and damaged dresses from the era of The King's Speech.
Celebrities -- such as Robert Redford, Leonardo DiCaprio and Cameron Diaz -- are pilloried for advocating a lean, green lifestyle while tooling around in gas-guzzling limousines and private jets.
Forget commentators debating about and forecasting the winners. Here's how it's really done by the pros.
Shame was all over the place at The Oscars: Anne Hathaway trying too hard; James Franco not trying hard enough; dead Bob Hope getting more laughs than...
Hollywood has gotten royal fever during Oscar week. Having long reigned as the queen of celebrity bridal designers, Vera and I naturally ended up chatting about the royal wedding dress.
From the almost-entirely unionized Oscar winners to the public workers in Wisconsin continuing their two-week sit-in for worker justice, Americans everywhere were hopefully reminded that unions make America great.