The nominations race can be changed by a late-inning, full-press surge. As one award consultant says, "When a film opens late, you can sort of burst on the scene."
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The makers of "How to Train Your Dragon" went out on something of a creative limb with one scene in particular: Scrawny Viking Hiccup comes to visit Toothless, the dragon he's injured, and begin a…
In the neverending cycle of ups and downs between the movies and television, the impact of the kind of intimately filmed, sophisticated storytelling characterized by the prime series in cable's…
At 2009's end, James Cameron's "Avatar" offered an appealing vision of global interconnectedness on an alien planet. 2010's scribes promptly began investigating the prospect of international amity on…
As far back as production designer Dante Ferretti can remember, he was transfixed by the movies.
"Tron: Legacy" owes much of its dazzle to the way it referenced visual cues from the original "Tron" and used them as a springboard into a far more complex cyber universe.
Contrary to common belief, Hollywood isn't always obsessively fixated on beauty, youth and glamour.
Playwrights, novelists, biographers and other scribes pen their praise of the year's best screenplays.
When it comes to Oscar's original score category, is there such a thing as momentum for potential nominees?
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