Hours before sunrise Jan. 25, dozens of satellite trucks will huddle around the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences building on Wilshire Boulevard, waiting to beam the breaking story across…
It's still about politics. The 2004 presidential contest may be history, but as Hollywood focuses on that other election, the Oscar race, some of the same issues and allegiances remain in the mix.
In 1978 and 1979, three major studio movies dealing with U.S. involvement in Vietnam, -- "Coming Home," "The Deer Hunter" and "Apocalypse Now" -- received best picture nominations. But it was…
In this wide-open year, alternatives are emerging for recognition in both major and minor categories.
Each year, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' Board of Governors tweaks rules and regulations, aiming for fairness and dignity on the promo side and consideration of only theatrically…
A voting member since 1972, Rosilyn Heller serves on the Academy's foreign language committee, which nominates five films from among the official submissions by various countries.
Screenwriter L.M. Kit Carson is tackling his first year as an Academy voter while contending with a variety of other projects.
"I really don't feel comfortable talking about this," says a veteran publicist on the other end of the line. "They have a list with names and contact information that they'll never release but…
Three months out, Oscar week already looks to be a logjam of competing glittery events. High-profile mega-budget fetes, such as the black-tie post-Acad Governor's Ball or the General Motors-hosted…
Onstage at the newly refurbished Apollo West End cinema for the U.K. preem of "Being Julia" Nov. 7, Canuck producer Robert Lantos summed up the evening's multinational nature by noting, "As someone…
Spanish helmer Pedro Almodovar's "Bad Education" got straight "A's" at the box office this weekend, as the Sony Pictures Classics reported $147,366 in its first weekend on three Gotham screens…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Behind the Scenes Video of Ryan Gosling Playing Piano in ‘La La Land’ (EXCLUSIVE)
- ‘Hacksaw Ridge,’ ‘La La Land,’ ‘Westworld’ Win Golden Reel Sound Editing Awards
- ‘La La Land,’ ‘Suicide Squad,’ ‘Westworld’ Win Make-Up and Hair Styling Awards
- A Low-Key Berlinale Yields Some Foreign Oscar Contenders to Watch