LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some firsts and other rarities are possible at Sunday night’s Academy Awards. But if the Oscars could be just a little less predictable, the show might really be one for the record books.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — You think the Academy Awards are boring? Try the nominations. They only last a few minutes, but it’s generally a sleepy academy suit and a sleepy starlet droning a list of names at 5:30 in the morning.
Filmmakers have been making movies based on real events forever. But because three fact-based films are in contention, the issue has come to the forefront of this year’s Oscar race: Does the audience deserve the truth, the whole truth and nothing but?
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Oscar-nominated features “5 Broken Cameras” and “How to Survive a Plague” represent documentaries in the truest, purest form of the word: They capture a spark, a moment in history, and they make us feel as if we were there, too.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama on Wednesday gushed over the Oscar-nominated film “Beast of the Southern Wild,” calling it one of the “most powerful and most important” movies in a long time.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Do Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway and Helen Mirren really need a category just for women — a singular kind of affirmative action — to snare an Oscar, Emmy or Screen Actors Guild trophy?
NEW YORK (AP) — Jessica Chastain easily outmuscled Arnold Schwarzenegger and Mark Wahlberg over the weekend, topping the North American box office with her supernatural horror film “Mama.”
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — For the first time, the Sundance Film Festival could do a boy-girl, boy-girl seating arrangement of directors in its U.S. dramatic competition — and not run out of girls.
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) – Everybody wants a piece of Robert Redford. He’s proud of what he created but gets a little nostalgic for the early days, when he was standing on the street trying to herd people into the theater.
SANTA MONICA (CNS) – “Argo” took the prize for Best Picture at the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards; and Ben Affleck won the award for Best Director.
NEW YORK (AP) — In this year’s Oscar nominations, the director’s seat was the hot seat. In the now heavily analyzed awards season, unequivocal snubs have become less common as the field is more accurately predicted. But that changed today.
The Academy Awards nominations were announced this morning, and heard live on LA’s Morning News. Seth McFarlane, the host of the Feb. 24 prime time Academy Awards Show, and actress Emma Stone made the announcements […]