Hollywood union publicists have tapped nominees for media and photography kudos at the 42nd annual Publicists Awards, to be held Feb. 22 at the BevHilton.
After airing for years on cabler TBS, the Golden Globes in 1996 moved to NBC. It turned out to be a coup for the network: The show is now TV's third-most-watched awards show, after the Oscars and…
Who exactly are the members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn.? The 91 foreign journalists who make up the HFPA -- 83 of whom vote on the Golden Globes -- are ubiquitous this time of year. They…
It's kudo season, and the campaigning is nothing compared with the wrangling among the awards shows themselves. While everyone acknowledges the Oscars is the apex, kudocasts like the SAG Awards and…
One can imagine the sudsy shlockfest that "The Sea Inside" might have been in other hands: a mawkish affair centered around not one disability but -- wait for it -- two.
Oscar has opened its doors lately to more international clientele, at least when it comes to the directing category. Recent go-rounds have seen Roman Polanski the surprise recipient of the director…
While the glory days of personal and political studio pictures like "Easy Rider" and "Midnight Cowboy" may seem long gone, replaced by a global-blockbuster mentality, a number of this year's most…
If the Sept. 28 DVD release of "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" and high-profile launch event with Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet helped the movie draw four Golden Globes noms, then maybe a…
With "Sideways," his full-bodied fourth feature, Alexander Payne has moved from the fringes of Hollywood to front and center as the embodiment of a new humanism in American cinema.
War leaves scars on everything it touches, and local film industries are far from immune.