Resorts in places like Maui, Aspen and Vail are plenty posh, but they lack even the most basic moviegoing amenities. The theater floors are sticky, the sight lines obscured and the screens noticeably…
In a year where award handicappers agree that no one film is dominating the landscape, the upcoming Golden Globes is a studio's godsend. Since the mid-1950s, the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. has…
Launching an Oscar campaign for a film without a U.S. distributor is at best optimistic, at worst insane. But that's what director Alex Jovy is doing with his debut pic "Sorted," a tale of innocence…
As Lorenzo Soria sees it, one of the advantages of being a member of the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. is that he doesn't have to be nice. Don't misunderstand, he is nice, he's just not forced to be…
From Emmys to Oscars to Golden Globes, SAG honors, NAACP Image Awards and others, there's one item that gets almost as much attention these days as the coveted award statues themselves: the gift…
HFPA. AMPAS. ACE. BFCA. Acronyms are everywhere. Here's a look at many of the various orgs that play a part during awards season.
'Tis the season when Hollywood does what it does best: honoring itself. Leading up to the 73rd Academy Awards, a dizzying array of guild and association members crowd screening rooms and rummage…
For two or three years, pundits were predicting that computers would go haywire in the year 2000. As it turned out, that never happened. But everything else has gone cuckoo.
A record 46 countries, including a first-ever entry from Ecuador, have submitted pics to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences for Academy Award consideration in the foreign-lingo category.
The Urbanworld Group, sponsors of Gotham's Urbanworld Film Festival -- the largest film confab devoted to minority fare -- is launching an acquisitions label, Urbanworld Films.
It has wowed filmgoers and critics worldwide for much of 2000. But is "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" an across-the-board Oscar threat? Oscar watchers seem evenly divided, with both supporters and…