For the past few years, the studios' niche divisions have dominated the Academy Awards. What would it take to see more studio-centric pics as Oscar contenders?
The usual Oscar buzz was in the air at the Kodak Theater Sunday night, but there was also an undercurrent of serene relief. Maybe because you don't appreciate something until it's taken away. Or…
Hollywood studio execs have script coverage, so they don't have to read the entire screenplay, and they have clipping services so they don't have to read the entire newspaper. So why not a highlights…
Academy prexy Sid Ganis has again reached out to the Writers Guild of America about Oscar's fate but still hasn't received an answer. "We're running out of time," he told Daily Variety.
The 2007 Oscar race seemed to mirror the presidential primaries: too many candidates, no clear frontrunners, a prolonged campaign season and each new tabulation offering conflicting info on voter…
What do Bart Simpson, John Travolta and Iraq-themed movies have in common? All were no-shows in the Oscars noms. In a wide-open year, there were lots of possibilities and few certainties.
It's all about blood and money, as "No Country for Old Men" and "There Will Be Blood" -- two pics shared by Miramax and Paramount Vantage -- scored eight nominations each, leading the pack for the…
United Artists has acquired remake rights to "Timecrimes," the Spanish film that debuted at Sundance over the weekend.
If Sunday's Golden Globes event seemed a little strange to home viewers, the hundreds in attendance at the BevHilton were totally disoriented.
For 15 years now, we have been writing a year-end celebration of critics quotes -- but, mysteriously, some folks are under the mistaken impression that we're mocking these blurbmeisters.