Sam Smith's "Spectre" track "Writing's On the Wall" nabbed the original song Oscar Sunday over favorites Lady Gaga and Diane Warren.
Legendary composer Ennio Morricone finally won a competitive Oscar Sunday, for his "Hateful Eight" original score.
Indie April 2015 release "Ex Machina" topped big budget best picture nominees for the best visual effects Oscar Sunday.
With three Academy Awards in a row, the latest for "The Revenant," celebrated lenser Emmanuel Lubezki enters a league of his own.
"Mad Max: Fury Road" is off to a roaring start at the Oscars, winning honors for costume design, production design and makeup/hairstyling.
On the Oscars red carpet Sunday, Cheryl Boone Isaacs said the Academy will continue to take the lead on the on-going issue of diversity.
Typically the Academy Awards kicks off with one of the supporting acting categories to get the engines revving with a celebrity or an oft-covered star from the circuit. Other times design categories…
Cinematographer Jarin Blaschke talks about filming Robert Eggers' horror film "The Witch" with natural light.
We asked Variety's top critics and awards aficionados to discuss how 2015 shaped up cinematically. Here they answer the following questions: 1. How do you rate 2015 against previous years…
Will "The Revenant" run away with it or is there too much nuance to accept the season at face value?
There are a few Oscar categories that seem locked up this year, but could give way to a shocker.