What, exactly, does it take for an actor to get noticed these days?
Early favorites include Leonardo DiCaprio, Richard Jenkins, Frank Langella, Sean Penn, Brad Pitt and Mickey Rourke.
Possible contenders include James Cromwell, Robert Downey Jr., Ralph Fiennes, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Heath Ledger, Michael Shannon
"The Oscars are literally where art meets commerce," says Peter Adee, prexy of worldwide marketing at Overture Films.
Possible nominees include Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Angelina Jolie, Kristin Scott Thomas, Meryl Streep and Kate Winslet.
After Alex Gibney's "Taxi to the Dark Side" won the Oscar last year, films critical of U.S. policies at home and abroad again figure prominently on the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences'…
Brazil's foreign language Oscar hopeful, Bruno Barreto's "Last Stop 174," has been awarded 150,000 reals ($70,000) to spend on promotion Stateside by the country's National Cinema Agency (Ancine).
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has tapped Michael Giacchino as the musical director for the 2009 Oscars.
Here's a news flash: It's kudo time. In three weeks, Globes ballots will be cast and critics will start unveiling their choices. The Globes dinner itself has been moved up to Jan. 11, less than two…
The score for "The Dark Knight" has been disqualified by the executive committee of the Academy music branch.
Disney's "Wall-E," DreamWorks Animation's "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa" and Fox's "Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who" are among the 14 films submitted for consideration in the animated feature film…