Seven pics are in contention for the 2008 Oscar for makeup: "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," "The Dark Knight," "Hellboy II: The Golden Army," "The Reader," "Synecdoche, New York," "Tropic…
Disney-Pixar's Ed Catmull has been tapped to receive the Gordon E. Sawyer Oscar for technical contributions to the industry.
In an upset, modestly budgeted 3-D kidpic "Journey to the Center of the Earth" has advanced to the Oscar visual effects bakeoff -- and created a logistics headache for the Academy in the process.
Spain's foreign-language Oscar contender, "The Blind Sunflowers" helmed by vet Jose Luis Cuerda, has nabbed 15 nominations for the Spanish Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 23rd Goya…
Japan's foreign-language Oscar hopeful, Yojiro Takita's "Departures," an offbeat drama set in the funeral biz, has scooped the most nominations, 13, for the Japan Academy Awards, including picture…
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…
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