Of all the major Oscar categories, perhaps none are more accommodating to dark horses than the screenplay. As the category that once crowned Billy Bob Thornton a better writer than Arthur Miller…
A look at the Academy Award's top honor over the past decade pretty much annihilates any notion of a best-picture template.
It's been nearly 20 years since Alfred Uhry managed to double-dip his way into a screenwriting Oscar, adapting his own Pulitzer Prize-winning play,
To help whittle down the overflow of acting-award contenders, voters often look for a reason not to nominate someone. What follows is a peek at some award-worthy thesps who have to overcome…
Newcomers have a tough task breaking into the old boys' club of lead acting Oscar nominations. This year's contenders include two of last year's finalists, George Clooney ("Burn After Reading") and…
Many of the usual suspects could reappear in the Oscar director race for 2008, including former victors such as Clint Eastwood ("Changeling" and "Gran Torino"), Ron Howard ("Frost/Nixon"), Sam Mendes…
In competing for the "little film that could" slot in the best picture race, Thomas McCarthy's "The Visitor" should give Darren Aronofsky's "The Wrestler" and Danny Boyle's "Slumdog Millionaire" a…
Multihyphenate Wil Shriner will host the third annual Hollywood Post Alliance Awards.
Dakota Fanning will collect the Rising Star Award at the 20th annual Palm Springs Film Festival.
Josh Brolin and Kristin Scott Thomas will receive Hollywood actor and actress of the year honors from the Hollywood Film Festival, while Dustin Hoffman draws the career achievement honor.
One of the most disheartening things about British playwright Nick Whitby's lumbering stage adaptation of "To Be or Not to Be" is the heavy hand that's been brought to bear on the 1942 comedy about a…