It may be a long shot for Oscar, but Paul Thomas Anderson's "Punch-Drunk Love" has its fans, and they're as enthusiastic as any in Hollywood. Many of them will vociferously argue that this is…
The much-anticipated reunion of director Spike Jonze and screenwriter Charlie Kaufman, "Adaptation," is nonetheless a big wait-and-see in terms of its Oscar chances.
It's almost as if the f/x biz in 2002 was trying to make up for the creation of Jar Jar Binks. Besides boasting bigger and more realistic visuals, several among this year's crop of effects-heavy pics…
The prospect of Todd Haynes getting an Oscar nom might have seemed odd a few years ago, when he was known for offbeat arthouse fare like "Poison," "Safe" and "Velvet Goldmine."
A few months ago, Michael Caine urged Miramax topper Harvey Weinstein to release "The Quiet American" this year so that it might be eligible for the coming award season.
The one thing "Antwone Fisher" might have going against it is its title. Neither based on a previously published autobiography nor touting a famous title character, "Antwone Fisher" might be best…
Sparks are already flying in the foreign-language Oscar race: Spain submitted young helmer Fernando Leon's "Mondays in the Sun" as the national entry instead of beloved Pedro Almodovar's latest pic…
Martin Scorsese's long-awaited chronicle of New York's Five Points gangs could very well land the director his long-awaited Oscar.
Steven Spielberg is not only one of Hollywood's most decorated filmmakers, he is one of its most prolific. By year's end, the American public will have witnessed not one but two of the director's…
Awards voters love teachers. And maybe because most teachers earn a ridiculously low salary, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences figures the least it can do is reward them with Oscar noms.
Spyglass Entertainment is leaving the Mouse House for DreamWorks. The new four-year arrangement --an exclusive first-look and non-exclusive production deal -- means Spyglass will bow out a year early…