Lights, camera, action. That works for live action and stop-motion animation, which use physical lights.
Foreign-language films are where BAFTA breaks step with the Oscars. The voting system is markedly different, with only four of this year's 65 Oscar entries having qualified for the 2010 BAFTAs.
Each Oscar season has its share of obvious front-runners attached to studio pictures and hotly hyped movies for which nominations seem practically a given. But the real suspense every year lies in…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
During February's Academy Awards broadcast, the focus returned again and again to the performers from "Slumdog Millionaire." From the attractive young budding-star leads Dev Patel and Freida Pinto to…
While this year's Oscar hopefuls wait for that early-morning call Feb. 2 when the nominations are announced, some notable and perennial contenders are taking a breather this time around as they…
As the number of adult dramas being made declines, so does the amount of interesting work for maturing actors, both male and female. What's less clear is whether the present dismal economy has…
When the Academy last month announced the 15 feature docs selected for its shortlist, it also sent out a message that who you are and what your film does at the box office have no bearing on the…
A look at this year's top contenders for the documentary shorts race.
The Intl. DocumentaryAssn., which held its 25th annual awards gala Dec. 4 before a sold-out audience at the DGA Theater in Hollywood, gave double honors to "Anvil! The Story of Anvil, " one of the…
Presenting Errol Morris with the Intl. Documentary Assn.'s Career Achievement Award last week, Philip Glass, his friend and collaborator, noted that Morris has been "vilified for his efforts, and now…
Once it was a given that a soundtrack's volume and density wowed Academy voters. But no longer.