Here's a riddle: Who can receive a lot of nominations during awards season but still feel ignored?
During awards season, contenders fly all over the globe to shake hands.
Some mysteries of the universe are eternal: How does the Academy's Oscar voting system work?
Like telecast producers Bill Mechanic and Adam Shankman, Hamilton is a newcomer to Oscar duties.
For anyone covering the Oscars, the plan for 10 nominations was a radical move.
With 20 animated features submitted for consideration, a five-nom category is virtually assured.
The dates are set for a flood of screenings, cocktail receptions and Q&A sessions, with plenty more to come. This means only one thing: Awards season is here!
There are 65 countries in the running for the foreign-language Oscar this year, according to the list unveiled by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences this morning.
The show onstage was almost an afterthought compared to the pre-show hoopla.
Showbiz has lost one of its defining voices, one who honed his craft in the bygone era of close-knit Hollywood and evolved through the many iterations of the industry.
This year, Venice mixes works from established helmers and newcomers.