Every year, studio execs proclaim that it's a wide-open year for Oscars -- convincing themselves that their film has a chance. But this time, they mean it.
In choosing its seven contenders for the visual effects Oscar, the Motion Picture Academy embraced franchise fare and an 8,000-pound gorilla but proved resistant to the charms of "Sin City."
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has gone public for the first time with its list of eligible tunes for the original song Oscar, naming 42 songs up for consideration.
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences has tapped Cheryl Cecchetto to produce the annual Governors Ball.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has tapped Dannette Herman executive in charge of talent for the 78th annual Academy Awards.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has tapped Louis J. Horvitz to helm the 78th annual Academy Awards telecast.
The Academy on Monday disqualified a fourth foreign-language film, Holland's "Bluebird," because it had aired previously on television. Under Academy rules, a film may air on TV only after its…
Steven Spielberg's "Munich" has sparked a subplot worthy of the Mossad itself, as "Vengeance," the book that serves as the film's source material, has come under fire in a new book by an author upset…
Cheryl Boone Isaacs, a governor representing the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' public relations branch, will chair the Governors Ball for the third year in a row. A film marketing…
Several weeks after the L.A. Times launched Oscar-themed Web site the Envelope, the N.Y. Times on Thursday launched Red Carpet, a similar site that will "deliver the Times' sophisticated, critical…