The publicists of the Intl. Cinematographers Guild have tapped Clint Eastwood for a lifetime achievement award, to be presented at the 41st annual Publicists Awards Feb. 27 at the Beverly Hilton…
Distributor MK2 has a plan to make an "Elephant" disappear. In what could serve as a test-drive solution for U.S. distribs to ponder using in next year's awards season, the Gallic indie is sending…
At the start of last year's award season, no prognosticator worth his salt was suggesting "The Pianist" would end up with director and actor Oscars.
When the Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. got together for its scheduled meeting Oct. 18 it was supposed to be for selecting a lifetime achievement honoree to be feted at the group's annual January…
East Coast or West Coast? As the Oscar season gets moving, 23 major critics groups around the globe weigh in on their choices for the year's best.
To quote a colleague from a recent conversation outside a Los Angeles screening room, "No two film critics are alike," to which I add, "and no two film critics are going to see the same films."
David Ansen (Newsweek) Best1. American Splendor2. Lost in Translation3. Finding NemoWorst1. Alex and Emma2. Legally Blonde 23. Anger Management Jami Bernard (N.Y. Daily News) Best1. Lord of the…
Crix orgs winners don't necessarily correlate with Oscar voters. Last year, only the National Society of Film Critics correctly predicted any Academy Award winners.
It won't be the hobbits facing off against Neo for this year's visual effects Oscar, after all. While "Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" made the list, surprisingly, neither "The Matrix…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has named its newest screening room in honor of visual effects pioneer Linwood Dunn.
It's Hollywood's dirty little secret. The Golden Globes really matter. On Dec. 18, more than 400 media members gathered at 5:30 a.m. at the Beverly Hilton Hotel to hear announcement of the…