The shortlist for the visual effects prize at the 88th Academy Awards has been announced, narrowed down to ten movies that include “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” “Mad Max: Fury Road,” “Ant-Man” and…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences unveiled 112 scores from 2015 films that are in contention for original-score nominations for the 88th Academy Awards. Among the eligible feature-film…
A preemptive strike on the unfair onus of "awards season game changer."
Seven films remain in Oscar race for hair and makeup, including "Black Mass," "Mad Max," "The Revenant" and "Concussion."
At this time of year, all eyes are on the best-picture prizes; otherwise, the media devote most of their energy on the "money categories" — i.e. acting. (Writers and directors get a little attention…
There are 305 feature films eligible for the 2015 Academy Awards, a drop from last year but a jump from two years ago. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences announced the tally on Monday…
Songs from 'Fifty Shades of Grey,' 'Creed' and 'The Hunting Ground' make the cut.
Some awards watchers hope the Oscar race is coming into focus, now that nominations for SAG Awards and the Golden Globes have been announced. In truth, the focus may not arrive until the Feb. 28…
Not to be outdone by a presidential election that features Donald Trump as the Republican frontrunner, the 2015 Oscars race has devolved into the season of — to paraphrase Langston Hughes — many…
A lack of a single instance of overlap among the NBR, NYFCC and LAFCA proves nothing is settled just yet.
I worry about overpopulation. I worry about anyone who texts while driving. However, I do not worry whether studios are campaigning actors as lead or supporting. "Category fraud" is a harsh term to…