When nominations for the 53rd annual Grammy Awards are announced on a special CBS telecast Dec. 1, a certain Detroit rap star stands to reap a fair share of nods in the major categories.
When director David Fincher considered composers to score "The Social Network," musical talent aside, he needed someone "who understood the horniness of being the dweeb outsider." Enter Trent Reznor.
More than a decade after bringing Shakespeare's "Titus Andronicus" to the screen, director Julie Taymor and composer Elliot Goldenthal -- partners in life and work -- have reunited for "The Tempest."
A.R. Rahman, the so-called Mozart of Madras, was already famous in Bollywood when Danny Boyle tapped him to score "Slumdog Millionaire."
"You have to stylize. There's absolutely no danger in that," Werner Herzog said in a 2007 interview.
UK-based historical pageants have dazzled the Academy from 1933's best picture "Cavalcade" through 1998's "Shakespeare in Love" and 2006's "The Queen," marking "The King's Speech" as tailor-made, if…
Sally Hawkins' perf as the at-first reluctant union leader Rita O'Grady will instantly remind Acad voters of Sally Field's memorable turn in "Norma Rae."
Should "Inception's" Christopher Nolan fail to garner an Oscar directing nomination this year, the resulting fanboy protests may well necessitate National Guard interference.
Between a wide-open picture field and wiggle room in other races, here are the dozen other films with the best shot at serious Oscar attention.
This time every year, the Academy takes heat for perceived oversights in its foreign language film category, but the truth is, the Oscars remain considerably more international in focus than other…
Seldom immune to the charms of the hopeless and/or noble cause, Academy voters could turn a generous eye on helmer Tony Goldwyn's true-life tale of Betty Ann Waters, who became a lawyer so she could…