Are the lost Euro Oscar ballots a symptom of a bigger Brit glitch? Many of the Academy's 330 European voters had not received nomination ballots last week, leading some to question Oscar's priorities…
New Line's "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" has won the Producers Guild of America's top kudos. Kudos for the finale of the "Rings" trilogy surprised no one even though it topped a…
Returning with his second feature, vet Belgian helmer Stijn Coninx struggles in telling the story of a young Dutch girl's travails on her family's pig farm. Equal collaboration with writer Jacqueline…
Dilemmas suffered by Peruvian peasants trapped between government troops and guerrillas during the 1980s and 1990s are framed through the eyes of a boy in Fabrizio Aguilar's debut. Peruvian Oscar…
American surf culture and the advent of big-wave surfing are documented with enormous detail and affection by filmmaker Stacy Peralta in "Riding Giants," a spirited (albeit ironic) choice to kick off…
First-time Oscarcast producer Joe Roth may have never turned out a minute of television, but the film vet certainly knows the power of promotion.
Three days after the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences sent out replacement ballots to European voters, the forms are being returned to the London office of PricewaterhouseCoopers "at a…
The Art Directors Guild has opted for mostly major studio fare in selecting candidates for its Excellence in Production Design Awards.
Hollywood union publicists have opted for an eclectic mix of major studio pics in nominations for their Maxwell Weinberg Publicists Showmanship Award.
The Directors Guild of America has tapped feature filmmaker David Fincher, documentarian Errol Morris and 14-time nominee Joe Pytka as finalists for its top commercial award.
Lucas Belvaux's three-part, three-genre saga known as "The Trilogy" was voted French film of the year by the French Union of Film Critics, while Gus van Sant's "Elephant" drew foreign pic kudos.