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.
It's finally here. The long months of planning for the awards season are starting to pay dividends, with the National Board of Review's Wednesday announcement of its prizes, to be quickly followed by…
Since his 1985 debut with "Pee-wee's Big Adventure," Burton has directed a dozen films, but "Sweeney Todd" marks his first musical. Burton saw the musical the year it was staged in London in 1980. He…
The next few weeks are crucial -- not just for the box office, but for the awards season. "Usually by this time, you can start betting on one or two movies for a best picture nomination," says one…
When Lionsgate opened "Away From Her," the chief talking point in Hollywood was Julie Christie's heartbreaking and warm performance as a woman who feels she is "disappearing" into Alzheimer's.
The standoff between AMPTP and WGA could put striking writers on a collision course with the Golden Globes, Grammys, SAG Awards, Independent Spirit Awards and the Academy Awards.
In his first film since his directing Oscar for "Brokeback Mountain," Ang Lee again defies expectations with "Lust, Caution."
Tim Burton directing a musical? It's hard to imagine what he'd do with "Hello, Dolly," but Stephen Sondheim's "Sweeney Todd" proves an easy fit.