Keira Knightley, Jude Law nominated for European Film Awards

SEVILLE, Spain, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Actors Keira Knightley and Jude Law are among big-name nominees for European Film Awards this year, officials said.
'Life of Pi' to open New York Film Fest

'Life of Pi' to open New York Film Fest

NEW YORK, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Ang Lee's big-screen adaptation of Yann Martel's best-selling novel "Life of Pi" is to open the New York Film Festival next month, organizers said Monday.
D.C. critics honor 'Artist,' 'Hugo'

D.C. critics honor 'Artist,' 'Hugo'

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- "The Artist" was declared the Best Film of 2011 by the Washington Area Film Critics Association Monday.
Cruz reserved about Johansson kiss

Cruz reserved about Johansson kiss

NEW YORK, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Spanish actress Penelope Cruz says she has no "funny answer" to the question of the quality of her on-screen kiss with Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson.

Director Almodovar slips into 'Skin'

MADRID, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodovar has signed on to head up production on the dramatic film, "The Skin I Live In."

German 'Lives' tops European Film Awards

WARSAW, Poland, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- The German film, "The Lives of Others," has been recognized as this year's best film by the European Film Awards, held in the Polish capital of Warsaw.

Cruz: My U.S. film career is still young

NEW YORK, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Spanish actress Penelope Cruz says she is happy working in Hollywood, but hopes she will get to play more complex roles in U.S. films in the future.

Cruise romance may have hurt Cruz's career

NEW YORK, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodovar says the career of his frequent collaborator Penelope Cruz has suffered because she dated controversial actor Tom Cruise. Praised for her work in Spanish-language films, Cruz is often given roles in U.S movies that trade

Almodovar's 'Volver' honored in Spain

SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Pedro Almodovar won the Fipresci critics prize at this year's San Sebastian Film Festival in Spain for his new movie, "Volver."

Toronto Film Fest films seek buyers

TORONTO, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- The Toronto Film Festival is featuring high-profile films even though the market for art films is slow, a report says.

Director Pedro Almodovar wins prize

MADRID, May 18 (UPI) -- Spain has awarded its annual Prince of Asturias Award for the Arts to "Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown" director Pedro Almodóvar.

Aldomar brothers quit Spanish film academy

MADRID, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Famed filmmaker Pedro Almodovar and his brother quit Spain's Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences because of "years of discord," a report said.

Top three movies nominated for award

LOS ANGELES, Uruguay, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- "Shrek 2," "Spider-Man 2," and "The Passion of the Christ" will vie for this year's Movie of the Year award at the Hollywood Film festival.

Stars to flock to British film ceremony

LONDON, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Dozens of A-list celebrities are expected in London Sunday for The Orange British Academy Film Awards ceremony, organizers said Thursday.

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Antonio Banderas stars in 'Nine' on stage

NEW YORK, April 28 (UPI) -- Antonio Banderas is making his Broadway debut in a revival of "Nine," a musical about a man haunted by all the women in his life that might have been tailor-mad

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Winners at 75th Annual Academy Awards

LOS ANGELES, March 23 (UPI) -- Here is a list of winners at the 75th Academy Awards, presented Sunday in Los Angeles:

Original Screenplay Oscar: 'Talk to Her'

LOS ANGELES, March 23 (UPI) --

Interview with Stanley Donen

NEW YORK, D.C., March 3 (UPI) -- The 25th floor of Lincoln Plaza overlooking Manhattan's Central Park is a long way from Los Angeles in more ways than just the geographic. So too is "Adult Ente

Hollywood Analysis: BAFTAs and Oscars

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- The best film win for "The Pianist" at the BAFTA Awards on Sunday provided no clarity for Oscar prognosticators.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

'The Pianist' wins top BAFTA prize

LONDON, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- "The Pianist" was named best film and its director, Roman Polanski, won the David Lean Award for best direction at the 2003 BAFTA Awards.

2003 BAFTA Award winners

LONDON, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Here is a list of winners at the 2003 BAFTA Awards, the Orange British Academy Film Awards, presented Sunday by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts:

Analysis: 'Chicago' in 'Gangs' fight

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 11 (UPI) -- "Chicago" and "Gangs of New York" seem to be headed for an Oscar showdown in March, with a slight edge for "Chicago."
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

'Chicago' scores 13 Oscar nominations

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 11 (UPI) -- "Chicago" had 13 Oscar nominations, including Best Picture, as nominees were announced in Beverly Hills Tuesday for the 75th Academy Awards.
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