Can a family film win a screenplay Oscar? That depends on how you define a family film.
Family has always been an integral part of American movies, whether a seemingly idyllic family in "It's a Wonderful Life," or one literally coming apart at the seams in "Ordinary People," or a…
"And it's one, two, three/What are we fighting for?" Vietnam-era youth's answer was immediate: peace and social justice. Those who grew up to become screenwriters still pose the question, though the…
As usual, the movies nominated for the visual effects Oscar include such fantastical topics as dreamscapes, superheroes and magic, as well as a simulated natural disaster.
Every pic requires thousands of choices by sound editors and mixers to create a soundtrack. Here are a few moments from this season's nominated sound jobs that caught our ears.
With his sound mixing nomination for "Salt," Greg Russell has 14 for such diverse films as "Transformers," "Apocalypto," "Memoirs of a Geisha," "Spider-Man," and "Pearl Harbor."
Forget tricks of the trade. For most of this year's Oscar-nominated editors, film -- their own, and those by their colleagues -- is all about authenticity, where total immersion is key in both edit…
A screaming Red Queen with a head that's double the normal size. A suitably Mad Hatter with eyes that jump in size and change color with his moods.
"Toy Story 3" screenwriter Michael Arndt received his soph nomination for his second produced screenplay, after having won for "Little Miss Sunshine."
Where were "The Town," "Waiting for Superman," Julianne Moore, the directing noms for Christopher Nolan and Lisa Cholodenko and the song bid for Diane Warren? Some of the biggest surprises in…
With its leading tally of a dozen Academy Award nominations, "The King's Speech" will likely see the biggest Oscar bounce at the box office.