John Smithson, one of the producers on the multi-Oscar nominated survival story "127 Hours," sums up his shtick in two words -- "persuasion" and "sensitivity."
Accepting the Cinema Audio Society's Filmmaker Award last week, helmer Taylor Hackford mused, "When I watch the Academy Awards, the Oscar for Best Sound always goes to the 'boom!' movies. Boom! Boom…
A look at the weekend's gifting suites
The guys don't have it any easier.
For some Oscar observers, you can forget best actress, forget best actor. That's the sideshow.
Milwaukee knows how to party on Oscar night. So do folks in Atlanta, Kansas City, Omaha, Greensboro, N.C., Charlottesville, Va., and 45 other cities far removed from the starry grandeur that will be…
Among the producers' innovations for Sunday's Oscarcast is "mom-inees," in which contenders' mothers will be interviewed and tweet their reactions.
Oscar nominees typically enjoy a box office bounce. But Hollywood increasingly has to reckon with another award-season ritual, one that could best be described as the piracy plunder.