The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' rules state it is the performance, not the performer, that wins the award. Yet Oscar seems to have had a difficult time making the distinction…
As juvenile delinquents go, Leonardo DiCaprio is twice as convincing as anyone out there. In Martin Scorsese's "Gangs of New York," DiCaprio plays Amsterdam Vallon, the orphaned son of a slain Irish…
Despite what the so-called experts predict, there's always a Javier Bardem or Massimo Troisi in the mix. The stars of "Before Night Falls" and "Il Postino" weren't given much chance of landing lead…
Just as Nia Vardalos comes to terms with an unbelievable year -- her self-written starrer, "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," has become the highest-grossing indie and romantic comedy of all-time -- the…
Academy Awards telecast producer Gil Cates has reupped Danette Herman as executive in charge of talent for the forthcoming 75th Oscarcast, to be held March 23.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will bestow 13 scientific and technical achievement nods -- including three Oscar statuettes -- at the Sci-Tech Academy Awards, skedded for March 1 at…
The Screen Actors Guild Awards has sent out ballots with more than 1,400 potential nominees for performances during 2002 in five film and eight TV categories.
Disney's summer hit "Lilo & Stitch" topped competing toons with 10 Annie Award nominations from ASIFA-Hollywood, the Intl. Animated Film Society.
Can Pedro Almodovar's "Talk to Her" speak to enough Academy members to win a surprise picture nomination?
This year 279 feature-length films will contend for the 2002 best picture Academy Award.