As studios rely more on adapting novels, comicbooks and plays, the original screenplay category has been increasingly dominated by indies. This year is no different, with four independents and one…
Perhaps the most eclectic list of Oscar hopefuls is the supporting actor category.
It took not one ring but three for Peter Jackson to rule the race.
When WGA members pored over the list of 187 movies that qualified for the guild's feature awards, what criteria did they use to select just 10 noms? Lofty dramatic principles? Mythological paradigms?
It's the year of the hyphenate for the Writers Guild Awards for film. Of the 10 features nominated, eight were authored or co-authored by the movie's director.
Screen scribes are enjoying an increasing presence in bookstores, where scripts published as slim trade paperbacks appear simultaneous with a movie's release.
After last year's win by Eminem, the song category pendulum swung back to more traditional fare.
In narrowing the dozen films on the docu field short list to five official nominees, the Academy recognized pics that tackle disparate subjects, but are all very personal works.