In what amounts to a second chance to get some awards love after being locked out of the Academy's score nominees for "The Master" this past year, composer Jonny Greenwood is among the five who will…
DIRECTOR Ang Lee, “Life of Pi” While he neglected to single out his Oscar-winning visual effects team in his acceptance speech, Lee shared sentiments for the crew and the craft backstage. “I think…
This time, the "Argo" story in Variety is truly about a big picture. Connecting three decades of history while erasing a quarter-century of Oscar protocol, Ben Affleck's "Argo" survived -- and…
James Bond doesn't thirst for gold, but he's doing OK by Oscar. The Academy celebrated the 50-year-old franchise on Sunday not only with a sizable onstage tribute, but with more hardware for the…
After years of criticism about its often strange and unfathomable choices in the song category, the Academy's music branch finally dumped its confusing numerical grading in 2012 and returned to the…
Barbra Streisand will perform at the 85th annual Academy Awards on Feb. 24, headlining a ceremony that is rapidly filling with performances and music.
DRAMA [WINNER] “Argo” – Warner Bros., GK Films, Smokehouse Pictures; Warner Bros. “Django Unchained” – The Weinstein Co., Columbia Pictures; The Weinstein Co./Sony Pictures Releasing “Life of Pi” –…
With Thursday's Oscar nominations in the music categories, the Academy offered up some notable contrasts.
In addition to selecting "Argo" as best film and Ben Affleck as best director, the Houston Film Critics Society voted three prizes for "Lincoln."
Nominees react to this morning's announcement