"Fahrenheit 9/11" was apparently shown last week on Cuban state-run TV. According to Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences rules, a feature is disqualified for a documentary Oscar if it airs on…
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.