A few years back, Randy Newman (currently enjoying his 15th and 16th nominations) had this to say about the Academy Awards: "It's one of the strangest events that humans have created."
Eye on the Oscars: Down to the Wire
Sting will perform the Oscar nominated tune "Until . . .," from "Kate & Leopold," at the 74th Academy Awards.
Helmer Stanley Kwan will receive the first Prism award for his contribution to gay and lesbian culture at the 12th Hong Kong Lesbian & Gay Film Festival.
Lauren Bacall stopped in Copenhagen Sunday, on her way home from shooting Danish director Lars von Trier's "Dogville," to present the best picture nod at Denmark's critics awards, the Bodils, to Ole…
If Oscar has found new digs at Hollywood's Kodak Theater, then Wolfgang Puck is equally at home in its kitchens.
As if putting together an Oscar telecast isn't challenging enough, Academy Award's producer Gil Cates inspired extra anxiety for the Academy and ABC more than a dozen years ago when he first…
As sure as winners accept awards on kudocasts, the battle between long-winded recipients and time-hassled producers will play out.
In another unpredictable turn in this wide-open awards season, the Producers Guild of America has tapped "Moulin Rouge" winner of its best picture award.
The number of distributors of $100 million-plus grossers was bigger than ever at Thursday's ACNielsen EDI Gold Reel Awards luncheon.
Fresh from its success in Berlin, "Bloody Sunday" by Paul Greengrass won Director's Week and audience nods at the 22nd Oporto Intl. Film Festival (Fantasporto).