Mel Gibson, who toplined the 1979 cult hit "Mad Max," is returning to the franchise once again, this time at Twentieth Century Fox. Insiders say plans call for the $104 million megapic to begin…
A project that's been in the works for several years, with everyone from Madonna to Jennifer Lopez competing to bring this iconic figure's story to the screen, "Frida" -- about Mexican painter Frida…
He's considered to be one of the great directors of the 1960s and '70s, but it has been years since the name Roman Polanski came up in association with the Oscar race.
A movie in which Jack Nicholson galvanizes the screen is never too far away from at least one Oscar nomination (for its three-time winning star), but "About Schmidt" has the earmarks of an award…
Docu box office champ "Bowling for Columbine" proves there's a moviegoing audience for nonfiction narrative films, but can Michael Moore's crowdpleaser earn an Oscar nom? That's one of the more…
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.
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…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions