Most socially active writers tackle subjects that are already near and dear to them. The reverse is true for veteran TV scribe Seth Freeman.
In early 1997, "The Simpsons" surpassed "The Flintstones" as the longest-running primetime cartoon of all time. The fall saw longtime writer Mike Scully take over as the program's showrunner for…
"And it's one, two, three/What are we fighting for?" Vietnam-era youth's answer was immediate: peace and social justice. Those who grew up to become screenwriters still pose the question, though the…
Family has always been an integral part of American movies, whether a seemingly idyllic family in "It's a Wonderful Life," or one literally coming apart at the seams in "Ordinary People," or a…
Can a family film win a screenplay Oscar? That depends on how you define a family film.
"Barney's Version" topped the Genie awards nomination pack landing 11, the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television announced today at simultaneous media conferences in Montreal and Toronto.
As usual, the movies nominated for the visual effects Oscar include such fantastical topics as dreamscapes, superheroes and magic, as well as a simulated natural disaster.
A screaming Red Queen with a head that's double the normal size. A suitably Mad Hatter with eyes that jump in size and change color with his moods.
Forget tricks of the trade. For most of this year's Oscar-nominated editors, film -- their own, and those by their colleagues -- is all about authenticity, where total immersion is key in both edit…
With his sound mixing nomination for "Salt," Greg Russell has 14 for such diverse films as "Transformers," "Apocalypto," "Memoirs of a Geisha," "Spider-Man," and "Pearl Harbor."
Every pic requires thousands of choices by sound editors and mixers to create a soundtrack. Here are a few moments from this season's nominated sound jobs that caught our ears.
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