Oscarcast producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron have launched the second annual “Team Oscar” program, in which U.S. college students can submit short videos to win a chance to appear on the March 2…
The Academy’s fifth annual Governors Awards on Nov. 16 were two events in one: A schmooze-fest with a guest list representing decades of film history (Roger Corman and Warren Beatty through Lupita…
Will the new crop of Academy members be swing voters?
During awards season, there are always a flood of events. But this week and next are particularly frenzied, for three reasons: Ballots go out next week for the SAG Awards and Nov. 27 for the Golden…
Awards season was in full swing Wednesday with events for every taste, but “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” offered world politics, world-class acting and a touch of class. The film’s greatest…
Following its debut at the N.Y. Film Festival, Fox’s “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” had a gala screening at AFI Fest Wednesday night, followed by a reception at the Roosevelt Hotel. In terms of…
Fox Searchlight's "12 Years a Slave" has a vast scope and an attention to detail that belies its fast, relatively low-budget shoot: 35 days and under $20 million. Director Steve McQueen says he likes…
According to a Hollywood truism, you're only as good as your last project. So the awards buzz for this year's directors is doubly gratifying: Prizes are nice, but for some of these helmers, the 2013…
"Lone Survivor" took another giant step in its awards push, as AFI Fest gave it a gala world premiere Tuesday at the TCL Chinese, followed by a reception.
Hollywood's new math doesn't add up. The studios are making fewer films, and four-quadrant tentpoles are easily outnumbering thoughtful, personal pictures