Rarely has the race for the screenwriting Oscar seen two stories with parallels as strong as those between "The Kite Runner" and "Atonement."
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Click here to see the questions FASTEST FINGER: “Informer” (winner); “Bounty”; “Captain”; “Lives.” Write-in “Captain Blood” actually came in ahead of an official nominee. 1. (a) Shaw; (b) Krasna; (c)…
A naked man of few words and many muscles heaves himself out of subterranean muck and mire into an additional 95 minutes of mire and muck in "Eden Log."
Once upon a time, Oscars were routinely given to music directors who supervised the transition of musicals from Broadway to the movies (think "West Side Story," "The Sound of Music") or for the use…
Exactly how to recognize excellence in adapting pre-existing music for the film medium has plagued the Academy music branch from the very beginning. No category in Oscar history has been so endlessly…
When the filmmakers behind Disney's "National Treasure: Book of Secrets" were looking for a song to play during the film's end credits, they commissioned an original song from rocker Daughtry. But…
When NBC Universal music chief Kathy Nelson wanted to tout "Do You Feel Me," the Diane Warren-penned track in "American Gangster," she combined homevideo footage of crooner Anthony Hamilton singing…
An Oscar-winning best song walks the line between living a longer life than the film it's being lauded for or working in perfect harmony with a movie's success.
Actor-producer Aamir Khan makes a bland helming debut with "Taare zameen par," whose handle, "Every Child Is Special" sums up its touchy-feely-ness.
"27 Dresses" is a pleasantly predictable romantic comedy that sees Katherine Heigl following "Knocked Up" with smooth moves at the wheel of her first starring vehicle.
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