If only more members of the Academy could act like the directors.
Oscar wants to know that the actors it honors aren't just being themselves.
Award-season wins and key nominations (through Dec. 18)
Domestic Film DAILY
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The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner1Daily:$1.9M Cumulative:$34.4M Fox -76.03%
A Walk Among the Tombstones
A Walk Among the Tombstones2Daily:$962,590 Cumulative:$13.7M Universal Pictures -67.12%
This Is Where I Leave You
This Is Where I Leave You3Daily:$864,209 Cumulative:$12.4M Warner Brothers -68.56%
The Acad's 5,777 voting members can expect nomination ballots to arrive by mail this week.
"Villon's Wife" leads the Japan Academy Award nominations with four including one for best picture.
The Recording Acad announced that several of the top Grammy noms have signed on as performers.
Hollywood union publicists have tapped James Cameron to receive their Motion Picture Showmanship Award.
The American Society of Cinematopgraphers has tapped Sol Negrin as recipient of its Presidents Award.