While Oscar campaigners promote their films under the watchful eye of the Academy, Blighty's academy rules, or rather the complete lack of them, would make Hollywood drool.
The British Academy Film Awards can be hard for Hollywood people to get their heads around. The identity of the membership, the complexity of the voting system and the ultimate significance of the…
First the Oscar date change and then Screener Wars. This has definitely been a testing year for the British Academy Film Awards.
Increasingly, this category is where the action is for A-list studio writers at awards time, and the best hope for grabbing that career-making nomination or statuette. This year, though, the sole…
Except for "Seabiscuit," those looking for a slice of old-fashioned Americana won't find it in the art direction category. Three of the five films nominated are not only set in different countries…
So here we are. Earlier dates, the Screener Wars and piracy concerns are fading in the distance: The noms are out, and the message is the same -- campaign season is still nuts.
It's an Oscar category more wide open than usual this year as the big names don't have horses in the race.
If the 2003 Academy Award nominations tell us anything, it's that actors definitely have minds of their own. Rarely in Oscar history has there been such a disconnection between the thesps and the…
Last year's hip-hop upset win of "Lose Yourself" by Eminem in the original song category threw the Academy's usual soft-rock taste out the window, but the lack of a similarly divergent act this year…
Miramax found itself this year blessed with U.S. distribution rights to two entries in foreign-language film, including"The Barbarian Invasions." After winning top actress and screenwriting acclaim…
"Finding Nemo," a very big fish in a small pond, is as certain a bet as you can find in this year's nominees.