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:
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…
AMPAS exec director Bruce Davis will exit his post at the end of June 2011, with no successor named yet.
As last year, 65 countries have submitted pics for Oscar consideration in the foreign-language film category, with this year's field including first-time entries from Ethiopia and Greenland.
The AMPAS board of governors will hold one of its regularly scheduled meetings tonight and it's likely they will address all the talk about possibly moving the Academy Awards earlier by as much as a…
Puerto Rico is sending Rafi Mercado's directorial debut "Miente" (Lie) to vie for a nomination in Oscar's foreign language category.
Georgia became one of the last countries to announce its nomination for best foreign language Oscar when it named Levan Koguashvili's feature debut "Street Days" just hours before Friday's deadline.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$255.2M Disney 26.88%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.7M Cumulative:$148.5M Paramount Pictures 28.38%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.5M Cumulative:$18.5M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.30%