"Iron Man" and "Into the Wild" received two noms apiece for the third annual Hollywood Post Alliance Awards, the HPA announced Tuesday.
Marathi producer Ravi Rai has decided to independently submit his pic "Tingya" to the Acad for the Oscars' foreign-language category.
Ari Folman's "Waltz With Bashir" has been submitted by Israel as its contender for the foreign-language Oscar.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts/Los Angeles will honor Sean Penn with this year's Stanley Kubrick Britannia nod for excellence in film.
Colombia's National Council for Arts and Culture has selected Carlos Moreno's "Perro come perro" (Dog Eat Dog) to represent the country in this year's foreign-language Oscar race.
Productions of "Jekyll & Hyde" and "Singin' in the Rain" secured a total of 18 nominations to establish the Cabrillo Music Theater as the leader in noms for the 2008 LA Stage Alliance Ovation Awards.
Submissions in the foreign-language and short film categories for the 2009 Oscars are due Oct. 1.
"Tropic Thunder" whipped up top spot openings in Blighty and Germany, and Woody Allen's "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" delighted Spanish auds in a quietish weekend at the European box office.
Pubcasting was the big winner at the 29th annual news and documentary Emmy Awards, taking a total of 10 wins.
The Samuel Goldwyn Foundation has named the finalists for its 2008 Samuel Goldwyn Writing Awards Competition, to be held Nov. 3 at UCLA.
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$155.7M Fox -14.77%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$41.4M Universal Pictures -17.98%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.0M Cumulative:$25.8M Disney -5.49%