Memo To: Sound mixers -- I've only met a few of you during my various tours of duty in the movie business, but I've always found you a very good-spirited bunch of people. In fact, I wish you'd put me…
French films get a fair showing among the Oscar nominations, leading with Christian Carion's "Merry Christmas" nominated in the best foreign film category, and "The March of the Penguins," which…
Execs at the major studios must be experiencing mixed emotions. Their niche arms did great. Universal's Focus was a star with "Brokeback Mountain," Sony Pictures Classics scored with loads of…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Marc Rothemund's World War II drama "Sophie Scholl: The Final Days" -- the story of a young member of the student resistance group White Rose who is arrested and beheaded by the Gestapo -- is the…
Director Gavin Hood said he was "overjoyed" today on hearing the news that his feature "Tsotsi" had been nominated for a foreign language Oscar, the second year in a row South African film has…
The noms provided some notable facts.
Italy's cash-strapped film industry is on cloud nine about Cristina Comencini's incest-themed drama "Don't Tell" nabbing a foreign Oscar nom.
For "Brokeback Mountain" helmer Ang Lee, the news of eight nominations for the picture sent him into a state of "relief."
Racism, homophobia, terrorism, government prying and media glory-hogs -- what's not to like? Voters of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences have nominated five small, sober dramas for best…
By now, Oscar hopefuls know if they're in the race. But still to be determined is whether the screener system -- and Cinea specifically -- is a winner. Cinea's major victory occurred months ago, when…
Mira Sorvino will join Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences prexy Sid Ganis on Tuesday to unveil nominations for the 78th annual Academy Awards.