Oscar took a world view in nominations for the 79th annual Academy Awards, with foreign-language work strongly represented in a roster filled with twists. No. 1 on that list of surprises…
OK, the results are in. But who voted? The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences consists of 5,830 voting members in 16 branches. Of those, the largest group is actors, with 1,251 voting thesps.
Reel Life: As the year winds down, members of the media for some reason feel an urge to offer retrospectives of 2006. So why should we be any different?
With Thursday's Golden Globe announcements, awards season is in high gear. But, amid all this excitement, let's not forget some hard-working people who don't receive awards but who contribute so much…
In a wide-open year, it's interesting to see what was nominated -- and almost as interesting to see what wasn't. Golden Globe no-shows like "United 93" and pics with low tallies like "Flags of Our…
The Globes unveiling on Thursday offered more than its share of surprises.
The awards season saw a new plot twist Monday as the Golden Globes included "Apocalypto" and "Letters From Iwo Jima" on its shortlist of foreign-language films -- though neither is eligible for an…
In a baffling year for film awards, this is an especially baffling period. Most of the year's major hopefuls have been screened to the media, but there's no consensus as to which films are shoo-ins…
The film centers on a 13-year-old Japanese girl who vanished on her way home from school in November 1977. As her family searched for her, it became clear that there were a dozen other kidnappings of…
In the past three years, the pendulum has swung wide in the Hollywood screener wars. Now, things seem back to normal. Well, normal levels of hysteria, anyway.
Most "Special Edition" DVD packages are just a cynical attempt to mine more money from a title that's already a best-seller. But with a beautiful new digital transfer and a terrific new documentary…