It may be a long shot for Oscar, but Paul Thomas Anderson's "Punch-Drunk Love" has its fans, and they're as enthusiastic as any in Hollywood. Many of them will vociferously argue that this is…
Sparks are already flying in the foreign-language Oscar race: Spain submitted young helmer Fernando Leon's "Mondays in the Sun" as the national entry instead of beloved Pedro Almodovar's latest pic…
A project that's been in the works for several years, with everyone from Madonna to Jennifer Lopez competing to bring this iconic figure's story to the screen, "Frida" -- about Mexican painter Frida…
A few months ago, Michael Caine urged Miramax topper Harvey Weinstein to release "The Quiet American" this year so that it might be eligible for the coming award season.
The prospect of Todd Haynes getting an Oscar nom might have seemed odd a few years ago, when he was known for offbeat arthouse fare like "Poison," "Safe" and "Velvet Goldmine."
Martin Scorsese's long-awaited chronicle of New York's Five Points gangs could very well land the director his long-awaited Oscar.
Whether the Academy will go for two Irish-American gangster movies in one year is a question that hovers over "Road to Perdition.''
Awards voters love teachers. And maybe because most teachers earn a ridiculously low salary, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences figures the least it can do is reward them with Oscar noms.
Less is more in M. Night Shyamalan's old-fashioned sci-fi thriller, a film that eschews heavy reliance on flashy visual effects for a carefully constructed story using solid performances and…
A movie in which Jack Nicholson galvanizes the screen is never too far away from at least one Oscar nomination (for its three-time winning star), but "About Schmidt" has the earmarks of an award…
Based on Michael Cunningham's Pulitzer-winning novel, Paramount's "The Hours" has a winning combo of kudo components and weight to score in several major categories this awards season.