Oscar's actress category produced one of the most surprising nominee mixes in the Academy's 2004 kudo lineup.
While there was little surprise among the actor nominations, the winner will be certainly dependent upon the mood of the Academy.
Acad voters like to play catch up. When Russell Crowe won for "Gladiator" in 2001, some thought he was more deserving for his turn in "The Insider" a year before when Kevin Spacey won for "American…
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…
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.