Hugo Rodriguez's "Nicotina," Faouzi Bensaidi's "A Thousand Months" and Byambasuren Davaa and Luigi Falorni's docu "The Story of the Weeping Camel" took the top competitive prizes at the 21st annual…
If the 2003 Academy Award nominations tell us anything, it's that actors definitely have minds of their own. Rarely in Oscar history has there been such a disconnection between the thesps and the…
Miramax found itself this year blessed with U.S. distribution rights to two entries in foreign-language film, including"The Barbarian Invasions." After winning top actress and screenwriting acclaim…
"Finding Nemo," a very big fish in a small pond, is as certain a bet as you can find in this year's nominees.
In one of the few instances of it being more daring in its selection of d.p.'s than the American Society of Cinematographers, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences this award season has…
Except for "Seabiscuit," those looking for a slice of old-fashioned Americana won't find it in the art direction category. Three of the five films nominated are not only set in different countries…
Over the last couple of decades, original script noms traditionally have slanted heavily towards independent films -- underlined this year by the inclusion of four indies and just one studio pic.
It's an Oscar category more wide open than usual this year as the big names don't have horses in the race.
If 2003 seems to be shaping up as the year of the big studio production, the filmmakers vying for the director Oscar offer a diversity of styles that defies easy summation. For example, Peter…
Last year's hip-hop upset win of "Lose Yourself" by Eminem in the original song category threw the Academy's usual soft-rock taste out the window, but the lack of a similarly divergent act this year…
So here we are. Earlier dates, the Screener Wars and piracy concerns are fading in the distance: The noms are out, and the message is the same -- campaign season is still nuts.