Few performances in this year's supporting actor race pack this kind of emotional punch.
Early cut-offs may drive awards consultants and a few filmmakers crazy, but can anything really be done about it?
News and notes from the floor as Hollywood's A-list turns out to celebrate legends.
Also: Despite reports, the jury is still out on "Joy" placement.
She is set to be honored with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award.
Other top contenders include "The Hateful Eight," "Spotlight" and the late James Horner for "The 33."
Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams and Mark Ruffalo will be honored at the 31st annual fest.
Nominees were announced Wednesday for the 9th annual Cinema Eye Honors, recognizing excellence in documentary filmmaking.
A storm could be brewing around one of the few films this season with a sheen of immediacy.
He finds himself in a dark-horse position for his role as a callous real estate eviction agent in the housing-crisis drama.
Also: When will this branch go back to adventurous choices that don't mimic the best picture race?