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.
After the virtual shutdown of the Golden Globes, there are lots of questions about the fate of the Academy Awards but few answers.
For those who have finally figured out how the Iowa Caucuses work, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences on Tuesday presented a new challenge: understanding Oscar ballots.
With screeners being mailed out in early September and the early-fall schedule jam-packed with bigscreen viewings and receptions, awards campaigning started earlier than ever this season.
It's an annual ritual for newspapers to chronicle the news stories of the past year that had the biggest ripple effect upon the rest of the world. But there were some major events in 2007 that didn't…
The Oscarcast always provides surprises, but the biggest surprise about the organization is that it's so consistent.