At the 1976 awards, William Holden, nommed for lead actor for "Network," lost to co-star Peter Finch, who played a broadcaster on the verge of a meltdown. Finch's win reps one of only two times that…
Superheroes have grown accustomed to striking gold at the box office. Yet now, in a shift that has the entire genre being taken more seriously, they're being discussed in the award season races as…
The ultimate year of reckoning for the American indie and specialty sector has turned into a rare kudos opportunity for the survivors.
Otto Spoerri, former controller for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences who for more than two decades was in charge of the seating arrangements for the Oscars, died Saturday in his…
Deadline for submissions on official screen credits and music is Monday at 5 p.m. for 81st Academy Awards consideration.
It's often hard to predict award winners, but sometimes you just know. A decade ago, when I was watching "As Good As It Gets," I thought Helen Hunt would probably get an Oscar nomination. But there…
The hottest Oscar after-party in town is back - only smaller. Vanity Fair says its annual Academy Awards party is returning for next year's Oscar night on Feb. 22.
"Welcome to digital," wrote producer Frank Marshall in a morning-after email following Thursday night's aborted unveiling of "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button."
The notorious Camorra crime syndicate is selling bootlegged DVDs of "Gomorrah," the film that mercilessly exposes its activities and is Italy's hopeful in the foreign-language Oscar race.
Oscar week, 1969: The Beverly Hills Hotel. Pool manager Svend Petersen's telephone rings. Director Dino De Laurentiis is on the line. "I want a cabana next to Simone Signoret." An unruffled Petersen…
I love the Oscars, love the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, love the work they do, love the staff and the members. (Well, some members.)