Between a wide-open picture field and wiggle room in other races, here are the dozen other films with the best shot at serious Oscar attention.
Maybe the MPAA had a plan when they gave "Blue Valentine" an NC-17.
If the name Lesley Manville doesn't ring a bell, you haven't been watching Mike Leigh movies closely enough. After "Another Year," you'll never forget her.
In the first 80 years of Oscar, only one animated film had ever been nominated for best picture: 1991's "Beauty and the Beast." Then the Academy went back to considering 10 contenders, and "Up" made…
Sixteen toons submitted but the branch has yet to rule on whether they all qualify. Given the category's rules, if just one falls out, the category shrinks to three nominees. The 15 entries below…
The best boxing movies aren't about the sport, but what happens outside the ropes.
Things hit white-knuckle intensity in a hurry. Fox release should see solid earnings unobstructed well into the holidays.
Hot off "The Hangover," director Todd Phillips and Zach Galifianakis reteam for a comedy less raunchy than their last collaboration but every bit as outrageous.
These days, Xavier Dolan is too busy for interviews -- and no wonder.
Pauline Kael was 33 when she wrote her first film review, which she did at the invitation of an editor who overheard her arguing about Charlie Chaplin's "Limelight" in a San Francisco coffee shop.
It's not "Precious," but "For Colored Girls" marks an advance for Tyler Perry, as well as a big step back.