Should Columbia win the top Academy Award for "Adaptation," the studio would earn its 13th best picture trophy, a record among studios.
The following are the best picture winners and noms from the critics orgs and other notable awards to date.
Writer Theodore Sturgeon was tired of having to defend science-fiction from seemingly constant attacks on its literary worth when he famously said in 1953 that, yes, 90% of science fiction is crud -…
Like faint smoke signals on the horizon, there were hints as early as 1992 that the indies were ready to storm Oscar's barricades. In that year, half of the 20 acting nominees were from non-studio…
Roughly 25 years ago a generation of filmmakers arrived in Hollywood armed with a new aesthetic.
The scribes behind "About Schmidt," "Adaptation," "The Hours," "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" and "The Pianist" have been nominated for USC's Scripter Award, an honor bestowed on both the…
The American Film Institute welcomed a stellar turnout for an "AFI Awards 2002" luncheon that was energetic, fast and fun.
What is it about Irving Grant Thalberg that lingers? After all, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' Irving Thalberg Memorial Award is given away to people who have never attempted his job…
The Directors Guild of America has tapped Martin Scorsese to receive its lifetime achievement award, the org's highest tribute. In the guild's 67-year history, only 29 directors have previously been…
A high-concept, riveting police drama, in which two Hong Kong cops (each informing for the other side) find their destinies inextricably intertwined, "Infernal Affairs" holds its audience in a…
About nine years ago when Bill Mechanic, then Fox Filmed Entertainment chairman, read tyro scribe Antwone Fisher's original screenplay, his first reaction was that it was very rough in the writing…