Egypt has selected Ibrahim El Batout's eye-opening drama "Winter of Discontent," about the events that led up to the Tahrir Square uprising, as its candidate for the foreign-language film Academy…
The Contenders 2011
Femme field full of experienced campaigners while men rep mostly rookie entries
The prospect of "Moneyball" earning a best picture nom but falling short of the Oscar would be poetic, a case of life imitating art imitating life.
If this year's newly elastic best-picture race allows a summer blockbuster to slip in, Paramount's alien-invasion thriller "Super 8" could well be the prime beneficiary.
The name's Smiley, George Smiley -- and he's the opposite of 007 in nearly every way.
Glenn Close's commitment to her title character in "Albert Nobbs" appears as unrelenting as her decades-long efforts to bring the film to the bigscreen itself.
It's thirty years since Steven Spielberg's Saturday-matinee throwback "Raiders of the Lost Ark" landed eight Oscar nominations, including mentions for Best Picture and Director.
Much like Kristen Wiig's protagonist in Paul Feig's blockbuster, the odds on "Bridesmaids" making it to the stage on the big night seem kinda iffy.
The "Juno" tag team of Diablo Cody and Jason Reitman reunite for "Young Adult," and the duo's reteaming automatically demands attention.
The founding of psychoanalysis was begging to come to the screen.
Though the awards buzz around this adaptation of Jonathan Safran Foer's post-9/11 urban odyssey has been extremely loud, Warner Bros. is playing its cards incredibly close: Media will likely see it…