And the Academy presidency goes to… Tonight marks the annual election of officers at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, with the new board of governors voting on its executives.
Fans can breathe a sigh of relief. After brooding over the fact that life is unfair (Why are "The Anna Nicole Show" and "Gilligan's Island" available on DVD, but "SCTV" is not?), they can relax in…
The 1964 classic "Zorba the Greek" is finally debuting on DVD, in a newly restored print that highlights Walter Lassally's beautiful B&W photography -- reason enough to go into a Greek dance. Even…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
"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…