When WGA members pored over the list of 187 movies that qualified for the guild's feature awards, what criteria did they use to select just 10 noms? Lofty dramatic principles? Mythological paradigms?
It's the year of the hyphenate for the Writers Guild Awards for film. Of the 10 features nominated, eight were authored or co-authored by the movie's director.
Screen scribes are enjoying an increasing presence in bookstores, where scripts published as slim trade paperbacks appear simultaneous with a movie's release.
After last year's win by Eminem, the song category pendulum swung back to more traditional fare.
In narrowing the dozen films on the docu field short list to five official nominees, the Academy recognized pics that tackle disparate subjects, but are all very personal works.
Episodic Drama any length — one airing timeABOMINATION (Law & Order: SVU), written by Michele Fazekas & Tara Butters; NBCBOUNTY (Law & Order), written by Michael S. Chernuchin; NBCDISASTER RELIEF…
Oscar resorted to a wide field of reversions to form for this year's adapted screenplay noms. While many of 2003's most celebrated stories tilted toward tragedy, Academy voters were a bit more cheery…
WGA West Special Awards Screen Laurel Award for Advancing the Literature of FilmJohn Michael Hayes Paddy Chayefsky Laurel for Outstanding Television WritingLoring Mandel Morgan Cox Award for service…
Peter Jackson's trilogy-capping "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King," could make Oscar history by being the first fantasy film to win the Academy's top honor.
Oscar better like subtitles. With a record 56 countries submitting films in the foreign-language feature category, the committee members who had to watch them faced a daunting plethora of screenings.
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The Purge: Anarchy
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Planes: Fire and Rescue
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