While the number of countries sending films for the foreign-language race has dropped to 81 from last year's record of 83, there are still plenty of goodies to choose from. Most films are from…
It's 3½ months until the Academy Awards, and the general campaign lament is "It's a weird year." In truth, every year is unpredictable, but 2015 seems weird because people expect it to follow…
Also: When will this branch go back to adventurous choices that don't mimic the best picture race?
Just in time for Halloween, a deep dive into the threads of the season.
LONDON — Berlin-based world sales company M-Appeal has picked up Slavek Horak’s “Home Care,” which is the Czech Republic's entry in the contest for the foreign-language film Oscar. The movie world…
As everyone struggles to name an early frontrunner in the Oscar race, don't sleep on this beloved indie.
Life, liberty and the pursuit of statuettes are among the inalienable rights of those who toil in Hollywood. But it wouldn't be entirely alien if certain other freedoms — to determine one's destiny…
Sending up a flare before these entries end up buried under the rubble of the season.
Typecast Films has acquired U.S. rights to the documentary “Iraqi Odyssey,” Switzerland’s entry for the Academy Awards in the foreign language film category. The movie will be released in New York…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that the field of documentary short subject contenders for the 88th Academy Awards has been narrowed to 10 films, half of which will receive…
Another healthy mix of period, fantasy and contemporary contenders mark a highly competitive race.