This year marks the fifth anniversary of the accelerated awards season. The key question: Is the new schedule better or worse? Answer: I'm not sure, but I know it's different.
Oscar are like time capsules, giving an insight into what people were thinking at the moment. It's hard to imagine "Cimarron," "The Greatest Show on Earth" or "Gigi" even being greenlit today, but…
Among the notable and unusual achievements in this year's crop.
As in any year, the omissions were almost as interesting as the contenders, and this year there's a stellar list of no-shows, including Christopher Nolan, Clint Eastwood, Bruce Springsteen, Miley…
In the race for the 81st Academy Awards, "Button" sewed up 13 noms -- only the ninth film to ever score that many.
Nominations for the 81st Academy Awards, to be announced this morning, recognize a lot of hard work and creativity — some of which occurred behind the scenes when Acad voters filled out their…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has unveiled the nine semifinalists for the foreign-language award, the first shortlist to reflect the new voting rules in the category.
Brad Grey chatted with Jim Gianopulos, Clint Eastwood spoke with Frank Langella, and Ron Howard gave a brief and touching "benediction" at the AFI Awards luncheon on Jan. 9 at the Four Seasons hotel.
I've always thought awards are like Rorschach tests: It's a clue to someone's personality whether they root for "Juno" or "There Will Be Blood." But now I've begun to think the entire awards season…
Nearly every obituary of Harold Pinter, who died Dec. 24, said he was one of the most influential playwrights of the 20th century. That's absolutely true, but his influence was like his plays…
Harold Pinter, whose plays mixed menace, loneliness, humor and pregnant pauses with such distinction that he inspired the adjective "Pinteresque," died Dec. 24 at age 78.