With one of the most competitive years in recent history, the field will be tough to narrow to just five nominees.
12 Years a Slave
High-profile studios pics mingled with small-scale indies as Fox Searchlight's "12 Years a Slave" led nominations for the 29th Independent Spirit Awards with seven followed by Paramount Vantage's…
Scripts and scribes compete in a gold rush.
The kind of peril faced in several of this season's more prominent dramas could have been cooked up in a cauldron of woe stirred not only by John Ford, John Carpenter and John Woo, but also Jean-Paul…
For a black-and-white road-trip comedy set in the Heartland, Alexander Payne's "Nebraska" was never a guaranteed winning lottery ticket -- but the popularity of the prolific director, coupled with a…
Fox Searchlight's "12 Years a Slave" has a vast scope and an attention to detail that belies its fast, relatively low-budget shoot: 35 days and under $20 million. Director Steve McQueen says he likes…
Patton Oswalt is many things to many people. To most, he's known as the funniest comic working today, whose routines will never allow you to look at "Star Wars" or KFC's Famous Bowls in the same way…
This year's 30 leading candidates to earn at least two nominations for Oscar in picture, director, acting or screenplay.
Great work isn't enough; every Oscar contender also needs strong talking points. As awards season enters the key phase when a flood of screeners go out, it's time to look at a few titles that may…
Hans Zimmer's two late-2013 films couldn't possibly be more different: "Rush," a driving, in-your-face rock score for a competing pair of 1970s Formula One race car drivers, and "12 Years a Slave," a…
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