Forty-nine eligible songs are in the running for Oscar nominations. List includes 11 tracks from "High School Musical 3: Senior Year" and three from "Repo! The Genetic Opera."
A jury has ruled in favor of the organization that hands out the Academy Awards in a dispute over whether statuettes won by one of its founding members can be sold.
Almost every year, the contenders for Oscar's original-screenplay kudo include one or more newcomers making a splash with their first produced script. At the same time, the adapted-screenplay…
Between high-profile adaptations, veteran scribes are offered all manner of script doctoring and rewrite gigs, though dwelling too long in that (admittedly) lucrative realm comes at a cost.
The signing of Hugh Jackman as host of the 81st Oscarcast is a signal that "we are trying to turn a corner and to give the evening more of a nightclub-party feel -- which it once had," said the…
The Academy has shortlisted 15 films in the visual effects category. While the list is heavy with superheroes, the Academy recognized the reverse-aging of "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" and…
Jerry Lewis will receive the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the 81st Academy Awards.
As professional institutions go, the Oscar Best Actress Club is a bit like the U.S. Senate. There aren't any official dues (although plenty get paid), the idea of new members makes old members…
Lightwave, Maya and Flash were supposed to liberate animators from the horrific expense of traditional computer animation, and while intrepid souls have ventured into the animated feature film world…
During the 13 years since Pixar unveiled its computer-animated "Toy Story," CG filmmakers have tackled one major stylistic hurdle after another, perfecting photorealistic fur, skin and water, complex…