Now that the Oscar race for best picture is a 10-deep scenario, securing a spot in the nominees' circle is less about clawing one's way there than keeping a spotlight on the qualities that initially…
For original screenplay, some usual suspects made it onto the nominee list, but the most noticeable inclusion might be Mike Leigh's "Another Year."
Amonth ago, the helmer race seemed like a done deal. Today, a substantial question mark looms over the category.
The supporting actress race has the look of a two-woman showdown between vet Melissa Leo ("The Fighter") and newcomer Hailee Steinfeld ("True Grit.")
Two upstarts join three vets in this year's lead actor race, and one of those rookies could be the main challenger to the thesp many consider the heir apparent to the Oscar throne.
While the Oscars often reflect how much the film industry has struggled to create plum lead roles for women, this year's lead actress race -- whether a mirage or a sign of things to come -- had…
The Dec. 17 release date for "The Fighter" snuck it in for Oscar noms, with a punch -- the film was quickly hammered with praise for its cast.
To create the onscreen comic book whose melancholy images underscore the weighty emotion of "Rabbit Hole," artist Dash Shaw got into the character of the script's troubled teen cartoonist -- not as…
This year's Oscar-nominated scores reflect the new realities about music in film: While there will always be room for the traditional symphonic score, composers and filmmakers are now so comfortable…
A look at this year's contenders for best score
County crooners, pop stars, Pixar tune gurus and sweet singers compete for Oscar gold.