Supporting acting categories often offer the most surprising results of the night. It's a category where new talent breaks out, one-hit wonders have their 15 minutes and distinguished careers are…
Evil men with redeeming qualities struck the biggest chord with Academy voters as all five nominees have some detestable traits mixed in with something very likable.
Actors with the highest number of lead actor nominations Spencer Tracy (9) Laurence Olivier (9)Jack Nicholson (8) Paul Newman (8) Marlon Brando (7) Dustin Hoffman (7) Jack Lemmon (7)Peter O'Toole (7)…
1970 1974: “The Way We Were” from “The Way We Were,” Music by Marvin Hamlisch; Lyrics by Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman 1975: “We May Never Love Like This Again” from “The Towering Inferno,” Music…
1960 1968: “Camelot,” Art Direction: John Truscott, Edward Carrere; Set Decoration: John W. Brown 1969: “Oliver!,” Art Direction: John Box, Terence Marsh; Set Decoration: Vernon Dixon, Ken…
Mostly seduced by costume epics set against the backdrop of war, the American Society of Cinematographers instead chose an underdog, "Seabiscuit" d.p. John Schwartzman, for its top kudos at its…
One barometer of an award show's heat is the number of soirees and subsidiary events that spring up around it.
Want a first-hand account of the first BAFTA ceremony, more than five decades ago? That depends on which one you regard as first and finding someone whose memory bank can be accurately accessed.
It was every award show producer's nightmare. With less than 30 minutes to go before show time, a backstage accident had smashed a BAFTA trophy.
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…