The actors of "Slumdog Millionaire" won outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture, and Heath Ledger posthumously won best supporting male actor at the 15th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday.
"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" was the big name when the Academy Award nominations were announced Thursday. But it's "Doubt" that leads the pack at the 15th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, which is being aired Sunday night.
Looking back, I find I've written more than 350 film reviews over the past 12 months. That's a lot of time sitting in the dark, especially when you're challenged to whittle them all down to the best 20 hours or so for the annual top 10 list.
Oliver Stone's biopic "W." has gotten little feedback from the Bush White House since its release last month. Perhaps that's no surprise, considering the film's depiction of President Bush as a young man who partied hard and chased women.
In "No Country for Old Men," the Coen brothers' masterly film of Cormac McCarthy's 2005 novel, a professional killer lugs around an ungainly contraption, a pressurized air canister with a strap, a hose and (at the end of it) a metal prod. It's the kind of stun gun they might use in a slaughterhouse.
For a festival celebrating its 60th year, the Cannes Film Festival proved mighty frisky. Sure, a handful of the 21 international titles in competition were dolorous arthouse tush-testers - but enough films pleased, entertained and touched a viewer that Cannes 2007 turned out to be memorable.