Nominees aren't the only ones pursuing Oscar this year: The L.A. Police Dept. and the FBI are also hoping to get their hands on the little fella.
First missing ballots -- now missing statuettes. A shipment of about 40 Oscars has apparently been stolen from the Roadway Express dock in a suburb of L.A.
BLURBMEISTERS ARE THINKING LOCAL, but acting global. For years, studio marketers have quoted enthusiastic critics in newspaper and TV ads for films. But recently, there have been a few significant…
Could the Wall Street Journal scoop the Oscars? In a letter accompanying the 4,200 ballots mailed out Tuesday, Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences president Robert Rehme urged members not to…
In Oscar handicapping, everything you know is wrong. That became apparent Feb. 15 when the nominations were announced and immediately contradicted most observers' predictions. Even in a year with few…
Oscar voters were in an all-American mood. With "American Beauty" leading the nominations for the 72nd annual Academy Awards, voters tapped five U.S.-lensed films for best picture -- a big turnaround…
Either 1999 saw a flood of good work, or else a lot of deserving candidates were simply unable to generate Oscar heat. The 72nd annual Academy Awards are almost as notable for the no-shows as for…
It was a "Beauty" pageant, a "Sopranos" high note, a trip to "Toy" land, a salute to biopics and an evening of gentle mockery at the 57th annual Golden Globes. The kudofest is often cited as an Oscar…
John Lindsay is leaving his post as Los Angeles Times managing editor for features and design, with a staff memo saying he "will serve as a consultant for the paper's redesign project as he explores…
WHEN IT COMES TO FILM product placement, 1999 was a banner year. “Austin Powers: the Spy Who Shagged Me” and “The World Is Not Enough” set new standards in the field, with endless plugs for…
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