The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will kick off Oscar week with a presentation of "Shorts!," a program featuring the 10 nominated films in the animated and live-action short categories.
After the Academy on Friday announced its decision on producer eligibility for two best-pic contenders, Brad Grey and "The Departed" got most of the attention online and in the mainstream press.
The Academy has decided which three producers of "Little Miss Sunshine" are Oscar contenders, while rejecting the request of Paramount Pictures chairman Brad Grey to be added to the Acad's producer…
Will a slew of expanding Oscar nominees put the squeeze on new releases at the B.O. this weekend? With distributors fired up by their recently announced noms, pics including "Dreamgirls," "The…
OK, the results are in. But who voted? The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences consists of 5,830 voting members in 16 branches. Of those, the largest group is actors, with 1,251 voting thesps.
Studio tallies are difficult, thanks to shared films and conglom shifts. Warner Bros. can puff out its chest and easily boast that it has a hand in 18 noms. Viacom should be happy, given the number…
Not bad for an indie studio that wasn't even in existence less than three years ago. Formed on the shores at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival, Picturehouse found itself as a major player in the Oscar…
As usual, there's a discrepancy between the global box office winners and Oscar. The top 10 films at the worldwide B.O. for 2006 only earned eight nominations.
And I am telling you, I'm not crowing. A lot of worthy work ended up omitted or underrepresented in Tuesday's Oscar noms. That list includes "Dreamgirls" and its helmer Bill Condon and "Little Miss…
With his eighth acting nom, for "Venus," Peter O'Toole is a winner either way. If he wins, great; if not, he goes down in the record books as the actor with the most noms without a win (he was…