Monday, Jan. 13, 2020

Once again, it was #DirectorsSoMale at the Oscars.

"Congratulations to those men," said presenter Issa Rae pointedly, after the announcement of an all-male directors slate. Denied were contenders like Greta Gerwig, director of "Little Women," and Lulu Wang of "The Farewell." 

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Monday, Jan. 13, 2020

Reactions from some of the nominees for the Academy Awards:

The Irishman, Joker
“I’m honored and grateful to the Academy for acknowledging 'The Irishman' and 'Joker.'  I share these nominations with the most talented cast and crew in the world.  I also want...

Monday, Dec. 16, 2019

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has unveiled the shortlists in consideration for the 92nd Academy Awards® in nine categories: Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, International Feature Film, Makeup and Hairstyling, Music (Original Score), Music (Original Song),...

Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that 20 films are in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 92nd Academy Awards®.

The films are listed below in alphabetical order:

“Ad Astra”
“The Aeronauts”
“Aladdin”
“Alita: Battle Angel”...

Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019

One hundred fifty-nine features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 92nd Academy Awards®.

Several of the films have not yet had their required Los Angeles and New York qualifying releases.  Submitted features must fulfill the theatrical...

Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019

Thirty-two features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 92nd Academy Awards®.

The submitted features, listed in alphabetical order, are:

“Abominable”
“The Addams Family”
“The Angry Birds Movie 2”
“Another Day of Life”...

Monday, Oct. 7, 2019

Ninety-three countries have submitted films for consideration in the International Feature Film category for the 92nd Academy Awards®. An international feature film is defined as a feature-length motion picture (more than 40 minutes) produced outside the United States with a predominantly non-...

Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019

The new president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has been on the job for less than a day, but already has more than enough on his plate.

Casting director David Rubin has ascended to the post as the head of the organization that puts on the Oscars after a turbulent year...

Wednesday, Apr. 24, 2019

The Oscars have tweaked a few rules, but not any that would limit the eligibility of Netflix films at the Academy Awards.

The Academy of Motion Pictures’ board of governors early Wednesday announced a handful of changes passed during its annual April rules meeting. But the biggest news...

Monday, Mar. 4, 2019

When Steven Spielberg speaks about the business of Hollywood, everyone generally listens and few dissent. But reports that he intends to support rule changes that could block Netflix from Oscars-eligibility have provoked a heated, and unwieldy, debate online this weekend. It has found the...

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