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Emmys: Why the Documentary Category Suffers from “Meaninglessness” (Guest Column)

The film and TV academies have different ideas about what constitutes an eligible title, and Ezra Edelman’s 'O.J.: Made in America' is the latest to capitalize.

‘127 Hours’ Director Danny Boyle Used Two DPs to Capture Harrowing Drama

Story of a man alone in the wilderness a challenge for screenwriters: Even though the main character is stuck, the narrative could not stand still.

Studio Legends: Harvey & Bob Weinstein

Photographed at the Weinstein Co. in New York.

Anatomy of a Contender: ‘Nine’

Assembling the A-list cast for the film was only the first challenge for director Rob Marshall.

Michael Douglas: Wonder Boy

Never averse to taking risks, the AFI Life Achievement Award recipient has a slate of intriguing projects in the works.

‘Big’ Sister

Chloe Sevigny is relishing her time on the small screen -- and so are the critics.

Oscar Watch: Foreign language

A diverse collection of international helmers discuss the origins of six foreign-language Oscar hopefuls.

Playing politics with Oscar

Will Academy voters opt for this season's onscreen political portrayals?

Oscar Watch: Director

The recession is causing studios to get tough with directors.

‘Reader’ between the lines

Fierce independence has led Stephen Daldry to tackle tough subjects, including 'The Reader'

DGA Awards preview: Darren Aronofsky

Darren Aronofsky battled to make "The Wrestler" exactly how he wanted.

Frank Langella: commander in brief

Frank Langella played Tricky Dick onstage in London and New York, but he was almost passed over for the big-screen 'Frost/Nixon.'