The harried Academy member who happens to be a part of the foreign-language picture committee is in the thick of it this year.
Fifteen years after receiving the Irving Thalberg Award, Clint Eastwood remains an Oscar force.
If the name Lesley Manville doesn't ring a bell, you haven't been watching Mike Leigh movies closely enough. After "Another Year," you'll never forget her.
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.
His portraits have run the gamut from Latin American dictators to Cambodian warlords, but the Brooklyn boy has always maintained his affinity for the types of his old neighborhood.
Jean-Luc Godard never courted Hollywood. Fittingly, at the height of his international renown, he ignored the siren's call by turning down a chance to direct Warren Beatty in "Bonnie and Clyde."
It's hard enough maintaining an animation franchise. Launching a new one is nearly impossible.
A successful animated brand is often the gift that keeps on giving.
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…
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.