By now, you'd have to be new to the rites of Hollywood, or at least someone whose entertainment aspirations are geared no higher than a place at the Slamdunk Film Festival, to be surprised at the…
As the awards season draws to a close, the March 24 Oscarcast offers something that hasn't been seen in a long time: genuine suspense.
It was 13 years ago that the typically caustic and yet sentimental Randy Newman sang about the minions who work for public radio in the U.S., in the song "It's Money That Matters": "Of all of the…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the water of Oscar predicting. The early awards season saw major orgs divvy the top prize among eight films; however, in the last few weeks, the race…
The Screen Actors Guild is letting the public get a shot at one of the most prized perks for stars: award show gift bags. The guild is auctioning on eBay the contents of the gift collection that…
As sure as winners accept awards on kudocasts, the battle between long-winded recipients and time-hassled producers will play out.
You'll hear it over and over as the Awards Season moves into its final phase of actually awarding the prizes: recipients will profess their feeling that it was an honor just to be nominated. But for…
This was supposed to be the wide-open year, the Oscar picture race where no one knew anything, the contest that was anything but predictable, right? Yeah, right.
"Bubble Boy" scribes Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio were on the list of contenders for Writers Guild of America Awards. So were Tom Green and Derek Harvie of "Freddie Got Fingered." Oh, and David Spade…
On Golden Globe Awards night, when the star of "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" was coming onstage as a presenter, he was introduced as Sir Ian McKellen.
In a blow to the films' screenplay Oscar chances, the Writers Guild of America has ruled that kudos favorites "In the Bedroom" and "Memento" are ineligible for the guild's honors. WGA nominations for…