Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

Academy Awards

  • Indiewire
    5 comments
    tweet
    0

    For Your Consideration: 10 Things You Should Know About the 2013 Foreign Language Oscar Contenders

    It's pretty much an assured equation: Oscars + Foreign Language Film Category = Outrage. Sometimes, the fault lies with Academy voters (as it did when "Departures" won the Oscar in 2008 over what most viewed as two greatly superior nominees - "Waltz With Bashir" and "The Class;" or when "4 Months, 3...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    23 comments
    tweet
    0

    All The 2014 Foreign-Language Film Academy Award Submissions: A Complete List

    The submission list for the 86th Annual Academy Awards' foreign-language category is complete, with a record 76 countries selecting (last year, a then-record 71 countries submitted in the end).

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    Cross Post: The State of the Race: Will There be a Hillary Effect on the Oscar Race?

    Imagine as we enter Oscar race 2013 three strong films written and directed by women, with leading women at the forefront, one of which is crowned the early frontrunner to win. Imagine an Oscar race where it didn't matter anymore. Maybe it's the same year Kathryn Bigelow, Angelina Jolie and Jane Cam...

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    The Big O: Are Grande Dames the New Babes?

    Beauty before age. This twist on an old adage has held sway for the most part when it comes to selecting which actresses are granted an Oscar each year, at least for the past several decades. But 2013 might find more than few new wrinkles (as well as some old ones) in a contest where experience doe...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    Bennett Miller's 'Foxcatcher' Out of the Oscar Race As Sony Classics Moves It To 2014

    The 2013 Oscar race just got a little less interesting as Bennett Miller's "Foxcatcher" has moved to next year, oddly mere hours after a very promising teaser trailer hit the internet (and caused its Oscar buzz to soar just before it disappeared).

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Wadjda Rises Hackles in Saudia Arabia Just By Being Considered for an Oscar Nomination

    The film Wadjda is is courting controversy within Saudia Arabia. It has been submitted for consideration for an Academy Award for best foreign language film. Not everyone at home is happy about the issues it raises.

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    5 comments
    tweet
    0

    For Your Consideration: A Closer Look at the Best Actress Race as 'Grace of Monaco' and 'The Immigrant' Get Pushed To 2014

    Remember earlier in the year when it seemed possible this year's best actress race would be a battle of the princesses? Oliver Hirschbiegel's "Diana" and Olivier Dahan's "Grace of Monaco" both looked like the kind of movies made to get best actress nominations, with the former seeing Naomi Watts pla...

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    4 comments
    tweet
    0

    The Big O: When Race is an Issue in the Oscars

    What does a black leading lady have to do to win an Academy Award again? Considering there seems to be a renaissance in black cinema, you would think the timing would be perfect. But you would be wrong.

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    For Your Consideration: 10 (Almost) Sure Things In The Oscar Race Coming Out of Toronto

    The Toronto International Film Festival has come and gone, and as a result the 2013-14 awards season is in full swing. A race that was murky a few weeks ago is now considerably more established, with a handful of sure bets (or close to it, at least) in all the major categories. Indiewire has updated...

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Wadjda to be Saudi Arabia's Oscar Entry

    Wadjda, directed by Haifaa Al-Mansour, the first film directed by a woman from Saudi Arabia opened in limited release this past weekend. The film made $40,419 after screening in just three theaters making it the best opening of the weekend amongst other limited release films.

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • Michael Pilato paints over image of Jerry SanduskyHappy Valley—Movie ReviewLeonard Maltin
  • DOC NYC Reveals 2014 Award WinnersThompson on Hollywood
  • John Cameron Mitchell Returning To 'Hedwig' .../Bent