Jennifer Lopez is perched atop the B.O. in a bunch of overseas markets as "Maid in Manhattan" delivered career-best openings for her.
Top scribes agree: If the Oscar was awarded for best writing about writers, Charlie Kaufman would win it. During a Writers Guild panel Thursday night, this season's top-tier scribes tipped their hat…
South African production company NAM Films has acquired the worldwide cinematic and television rights to Alexander McCall Smith's bestselling novel, "No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency."
According to a new study, extending to TV series and telepics the 12.5% tax credit for big-budget films lensed in Australia could bring up to $A295 million ($177 million) a year into the country and…
At times during its looniest twists and turns, it's hard not to agree with those who have tired of the Oscar race, wearily passing it off as a bloated ego parade or, even worse, meaningless. But…
A cherry on their resume Oscar victories only primed the pumps of these perennial B.O. producers Brian Grazer Oscar win: picture, “A Beautiful Mind” (2001) It’s almost as though last year’s win…
When the 1951 campaign for Oscar nominations began, Humphrey Bogart, who was hoping to get a mention for his performance in "The African Queen," was nevertheless cynical about the whole process.
On an L.A. talkshow the year of “Lenny” (1974), for which Hoffman received his third actor nom: “The Academy Awards are obscene, dirty and no better than a beauty contest.” Upon accepting his Oscar…
A list of winners from critics, guilds, and others.
Considering the brickbats that get thrown his way by cultural critics every year he does it, you might wonder why Gil Cates keeps coming back. But back he is, for the 11th time as Oscarcast producer…
For all its glitter and showmanship, "Chicago" is grittier than most musicals that have been honored by the Academy, which tends to favor musical morality tales a la "Oliver!" and "The Sound of…