Over the last couple of decades, original script noms traditionally have slanted heavily towards independent films -- underlined this year by the inclusion of four indies and just one studio pic.
If 2003 seems to be shaping up as the year of the big studio production, the filmmakers vying for the director Oscar offer a diversity of styles that defies easy summation. For example, Peter…
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…
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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…
Fresh breezes blowing through the Academy's documentary branch of late are aptly represented in the choices of the nominating committee. This year's nominees seem decidedly accessible, while still…
This year's editing crop is like the entire nominee slate in a nutshell: one surprise, epic treatments and a horse tale.
In many ways, they couldn't be more different: cool, even-keeled Clint Eastwood; earthy, approachable Peter Jackson; New York-style intellectual Gary Ross; charming conversationalist Peter Weir; and…