No pic comes out of nowhere, and this year's 10 best picture nominees have distinct forebears.
With 10 film noms and only five for helming, getting passed over loses stigma.
Eye on the Oscars: Down to the Wire
Pixar Animation Studios will receive the ShoWest Big Ten Award for producing 10 consecutive box office hits.
WGA-covered work -- 83 feature screenplays from 2009 -- in kudo zone.
Selected categories and scribes gunning for kudos at Saturday's Writers Guild Awards.
This year's documentary nominees share what it takes to create compelling drama out of reality.
Humor is liberally represented in 2009's nominated screenplays, albeit in subtle ways.