Reel Life: Gregory Peck once said that actors do their best work with the worst material. That is why, ladies and gentlemen, we should applaud this summer's crop of films: They provide a master class…
Hollywood is prone to exaggeration and hype, but the tributes to Marlon Brando over the weekend had the ring of truth: Colleagues, fans and obit writers unanimously tagged him as the best American…
As of Wednesday, the calendar year -- and the Academy Awards eligibility period -- will be at the halfway point, and the race is already noteworthy. Oscar has occasionally found major contenders in…
There will be three nominees in the Oscar sound-editing category every year, starting with the next kudocast, according to Academy prez Frank Pierson.
The film biz is on a collusion collision course as execs try to cope with the latest plot twist in the twisted Oscar campaign saga.
Academy screeners may be alive and well again if a new initiative takes hold. Support is building for a plan under which each of the 6,000 Academy members would be given a Dolby DVD player that would…
After their Cannes triumph, Michael Moore and "Fahrenheit 9/11" made their Stateside bow in a high-energy event chockablock with Hollywood heavyweights.
After their Cannes triumph, Michael Moore and "Fahrenheit 9/11" made their Stateside bow in a high-energy event chockablock with Hollywood heavyweights. A special screening was held at 7 p.m. Tuesday…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has moved a couple of steps closer to making its film museum a reality. Heather Cochran has been hired to coordinate planning of the site.
Ronald Reagan, an actor of modest renown who went on to become the "Great Communicator" as president of the U.S., died Saturday at his Bel-Air home after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. He…