With Billy Crystal confirmed as host for the 84th annual Academy Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences can finally put a week of controversy behind it.
Brian Grazer has accepted the job as replacement Oscar producer, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Wednesday, ending a days-long run of turmoil that saw the resignations of…
Some of Hollywood's most honored films have tortured history into a question mark.
Acclaimed filmmakers boldly step back into spotlight after toiling for years in development hell
The ultimate value of Pi. A unified field theory. The recipe for Coca-Cola. They're all kid's stuff compared to what Hollywood looks for around this time each year: An equation that arrives at Best…
In transition from stage to screen, many filmmakers aim for the 'grand gesture'
A new face has been added to the 84th Academy Awards telecast, according to producers Brett Ratner and Don Mischer. Melissa Watkins Trueblood, who has also worked on the Golden Globe and Primetime…
Org draws tighter restrictions on campaign tactics
Going into this year's Oscar race, a series of rule changes made by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences could significantly alter how many categories pan out.
Christopher Hampton began writing "A Dangerous Method" in 1997 for 20th Century Fox as a vehicle for Julia Roberts to play Sabina Spielrein, the Russian woman who came between Sigmund Freud and Carl…
And the Academy Award for best picture goes to a "festival film."