Almost everything was "Beautiful" at the 74th annual Academy Awards Sunday. The winning film survived the mudslinging, and Oscar's new home is getting rave reviews. But the ratings are another…
Academy voters were in a schizophrenic frame of mind -- in more ways than one. Universal/ DreamWorks' pic from Imagine Entertainment, "A Beautiful Mind," which concerns real-life schizophrenic math…
Daily Variety usually refrains from the seasonal sport of Oscar handicapping, but this year, given the history of film awards, it's clear which pic will win the top prize Sunday night.
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There was mud-slinging in the U.S. presidential campaign, the SAG election and even Olympic judging, so why should Oscar be exempt?
The electioneering over the foreign language film Oscar continues. In a letter dated March 11, Miramax exec VP of worldwide publicity Amanda Lundberg proposes that all the distribs of the…
It's a 21st century, Oscar-campaign version of the Mickey Rooney-Judy Garland plots: Let's find a theater and put on a show.
It's an interesting premise for an Oscar campaign: make sure your film is seen by as few voters as possible.
Reports of a two-film Oscar race may have been premature. Since nominations were announced Feb. 12, many Oscar pundits decided the best picture competition was down to two finalists: New Line's "The…
John A. Davis and Steve Oedekerk are the designated nominees for Paramount's "Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius," while Pete Docter and John Lasseter are nominated for Disney's "Monsters, Inc." in Oscar's…
The fellowship of "The Ring" just got smaller. Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh and Barrie M. Osborne are the official Oscar nominees as producers of New Line's "The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the…