"I'm voting for 'Lord of the Rings,' " says one Academy voter. "It's the film of the year. Twenty years from now, people would be astonished if we voted for any other film."
A good title should give a clue to the nature of the film. But sometimes titles take on a life of their own: Your mother is giving you a Gaslight treatment, a politician is exhibiting Dr. Strangelove…
Don't even mention the name Carmine Caridi. That was apparently the Academy's policy in its press release stating that the board of governors on Tuesday expelled "an Academy member for violating his…
When it comes to Golden Globes ads, who deserves the kudos? CAA "congratulates our clients on their Golden Globe-winning projects" (not quite the same thing as saying they won Globes).
As it turns out, the ultimate symbol of the Hollywood establishment is anti-establishment. When Academy voters last year gave Oscars to Roman Polanski, Pedro Almodovar and Eminem, they seemed to be…
It was a cold morning for "Cold Mountain" and for plenty of individuals including Anthony Minghella, Scarlett Johansson, Russell Crowe, Nicole Kidman and Tom Cruise.
UPDATED: "King" has zing, which is no surprise -- but otherwise, nominations for the 76th annual Academy Awards were full of shockers.
It turns out Jack Valenti's fears about Oscar screeners weren't so far-fetched. The FBI on Thursday arrested Russell Sprague of Homewood, Ill., in connection with an Internet piracy ring that…
In case there was doubt, Oscar is staying where he is. Though a proposed sale is afoot for the Hollywood & Highland complex that houses Oscar's new home, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences…
Well, at least one aspect of the current awards season is normal. Despite the accelerated Oscar schedule, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences on Monday announced that the number of…
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