Crusaders for good, old-fashioned Western democracy look to be the key figures vying for this year's Academy Awards.
By Hollywood standards, "Lincoln" is as monumental as it gets, even for multiple Academy Award winners as Steven Spielberg and Daniel Day-Lewis.
Director Kevin Smith has made a movie with such a bothersome title he cannot even place ads for it in some places.
Director Mike Leigh has a knack for putting relatively unknown British actors into Academy Awards contention.
With RocknRolla, Ritchie returns to the sort of gangster tale that shot him to fame with Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.
You'll know you're in a different galaxy within the first seconds of Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
Maybe Harry Potter should have brought a note from his parents saying he would be missing school.
Fans never seem to get their fill of Star Wars, and George Lucas is happy to oblige. Lucas offered a glimpse into the latest creation in his sci-fi universe at the theatre-owners' convention ShoWest on Thursday, showing a sequence from Star Wars: The Clone Wars, a computer-animated movie due in August.
No Country for Old Men was living up to its front-runner status at Sunday's Academy Awards, winning best adapted screenplay for the Coen brothers and best supporting actor for Javier Bardem. La Vie En Rose star Marion Cotillard was a surprise winner in the best-actress category.
A year after his Academy Awards dream went up in smoke, Eddie Murphy has not just one consolation prize, but three: Razzie Awards as worst actor, supporting actor and supporting actress for the comedy Norbit. The fourth acting "dis-honour" went to Lindsay Lohan.
Hollywood stars will parade across the red carpet for Sunday's Academy Awards after weeks of debate over whether a writers' strike that had derailed other award shows would be settled in time for the Oscars. However, the Oscars competition itself appears to hold little suspense, with clear favourites generally expected to win.