Sixteen toons submitted but the branch has yet to rule on whether they all qualify. Given the category's rules, if just one falls out, the category shrinks to three nominees. The 15 entries below…
In 1978, as he stood at the podium to present the Oscar for directing, Francis Ford Coppola took a moment to talk to the incipient digital age and the "communications revolution" that was about to…
In the boutique world of film preservation, less associated with the glamour of Hollywood than with cold vaults and tedious research, Kevin Brownlow is an immense star.
Way up on the Manhattan Bridge, during a scene for "Blue Valentine" that was shooting last year, Ryan Gosling's character was trying to get Michelle Williams' character to tell him a secret.
The transcendent experience, that illuminating moment of tearful redemption, is as much a moviedom cliché as the swelling violins that often accompany it.
Leading up to the October opening of "The Social Network," screenwriter Aaron Sorkin crisscrossed the country, screening the film for college students and answering questions afterward. And, without…
Oscar has forgiven Roman Polanski before. But after his high-profile transnational court fight this year, will the Academy be as receptive to Polanski's latest effort?
In 1982, scriptwriter Colin Welland brandished his Academy Award for "Chariots of Fire" and cried, "The British are coming." It's gone down in Oscar folklore as a moment of hubris followed by…
Social media is so hot this Awards Season there's even a contending movie on the topic.
The numbers tell the tale: Odds are almost 50:1 that any given Best Picture nominee will be a live-action, English-language, fiction feature.
An expanded slate accommodates a wider spectrum of voters' tastes. Many genres have vied for the big prize, and now there's room for them all: