The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has invited 91 countries, two more than last year, to submit films for consideration in the foreign language film category for the 78th Academy Awards.
Hoping to reduce the number of Oscars it hands out every year, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has tightened restrictions on credits for producers and songwriters and streamlined regs…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has kicked off its 78th Oscar season, mailing more than 850 application forms to scientific communities in the U.S. and abroad for its technical…
The winners have taken home their Oscars, but the party is still going for some of those involved. Studios these days don't make Oscar movies. They may co-finance and distribute them, but few…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has renewed its Oscarcast deal with ABC through 2014 -- with a key proviso happily omitted.
When Robin Williams joked about the five-second delay, he needn't have worried. Indeed, the guy with his finger on the button could have easily nodded off policing an Oscar-cast notable only for its…
The New York Post has managed to raise industry eyebrows after reporting in its Monday edition that it had obtained an unauthorized video copy of Mel Gibson's "The Passion of Christ" and screened it…
Peter Bart - The Backlot
The show will go on. The Oscar show, that is. But there won't be the red carpet treatment for celebs, or bleachers for screaming fans. And the paparazzi may be banished to the sidelines.
At 5:38 a.m. Tuesday, the kudos season shifts into Phase Two as Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences president Frank Pierson and Marisa Tomei will announce nominees for the 75th Oscars.
Oscar waits for no man. That seems to be the consensus of Academy insiders who are confronting the prospect of a war in Iraq. The White House is hinting that hostilities will likely break out just…