Penelope Cruz became the first Spanish actress to win an Oscar, copping the trophy for her performance in Woody Allen comedy "Vicky Cristina Barcelona."
Fox Searchlight's "Slumdog Millionaire" is this year's big winner -- nabbing trophies for picture, director (Danny Boyle) and adapted screenplay (Simon Beaufoy). Top acting trophies went to Kate…
Japan's "Departures" won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film in one of the few surprises at Sunday's Academy Awards.
"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" took top honors at the 7th annual Visual Effects Society Awards, taking four awards including kudos for visual effects in a visual-effects-driven motion picture…
After much soul-searching, producers have apparently discovered the root problem of award shows: an inconvenient surplus of awards.
Coverage of the Oscars is either getting more technologically advanced or just plain creepy.
At a moment when the nation is engulfed in an economic crisis, and showbiz is enduring layoffs and cutbacks, the theme for this year's private Oscar bashes is shaping up to be: Throw a party, have…
So you know they hired the smash hit director and producer of "Dreamgirls" (Bill Condon and Laurence Mark) to restore Oscar's glory. Here are a few projected changes which are, of course, considered…
Peter Gabriel has withdrawn from performing at the Academy Awards, hoping the Soweto Gospel Choir will be booked to perform his nominated song "Down to Earth" from "Wall-E."
The Academy Awards are always built around suspense. But this year, the level of anxiety is a lot more than anyone expected.
Every awards season is different, but several factors have converged to make this year like no other.