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…
The foreign-language Oscar race is a baptism by fire for three newcomers to the category.
In its Oscar campaign for "Adaptation," Sony is pushing Meryl Streep for a supporting nom, but SAG Awards voters will be considering her in the lead category.
In 1951, faced with competition from television and a weakening studio system, the industry was at a crossroads. This intersection of old and new Hollywood was nowhere more apparent than in the lead…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
Actress Claire Trevor, who memorably carved a niche as the hard-bitten gal with a heart of gold in such films as "Dead End," "Stagecoach" and "Key Largo," for which she won a supporting actress…
With seven Oscars on the shelf and $73 million in the domestic box office drawer, a film with Shakespeare in the title now appears to have a shot at hitting the $100 million mark.
Academy Awards ballots must be received in their pre-addressed envelopes at Price Waterhouse by 5 p.m. today. Oscar Watch Will Smith will be a presenter at the 69th Academy Awards. Smith, who’ll be…