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Monday, Jun. 26, 2023
The theatrical requirements for movies vying for the Oscars top prize are getting a little tougher.
Starting with the 97th Academy Awards in 2025, best picture hopefuls will have to spend more time in theaters to qualify for film's top prize. The changes, announced by the Academy of...
Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has unveiled the shortlists in 10 categories for the 95th Academy Awards: Documentary Feature Film, Documentary Short Film, International Feature Film, Makeup and Hairstyling, Music (Original Score), Music (Original Song), Animated Short Film, Live...
Sunday, Mar. 27, 2022
After a movie year often light on crowds, the Academy Awards named an unabashed crowd-pleaser, the deaf family drama “CODA,” best picture Sunday, handing Hollywood’s top award to a streaming service for the first time.
Sian Heder’s “CODA,” which first premiered at a virtual Sundance Film...
Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022
To combat slumping ratings, the Oscars are undergoing a radical slimming down, with eight awards to be presented off-air during next month's telecast of the 94th Academy Awards.
In a letter sent Tuesday to members of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, the group's president...
Tuesday, Apr. 28, 2020
The Academy’s Board of Governors has approved rules and campaign regulations for the 93rd Academy Awards®.
The devastating COVID-19 pandemic forced the closure of all Los Angeles County movie theaters as of Monday, March 16, 2020. Current Academy Awards rules (under Rule Two, Eligibility...
Monday, Feb. 29, 2016
In an underdog win for a movie about an underdog profession, the newspaper drama "Spotlight" took best picture Sunday at an Academy Awards driven by protest and outrage, and electrified by an unflinching Chris Rock.
Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016
The brutal frontier saga "The Revenant" landed a leading 12 nominations for the 88th annual Academy Awards, while the acting categories were again filled entirely by white performers.
The strong showing for "The Revenant,"...
Monday, Dec. 21, 2015
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 films remain in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 88th Academy Awards®.
The films are listed below in alphabetical order:
Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that 15 films in the Documentary Feature category will advance in the voting process for the 88th Academy Awards. One hundred twenty-four films were originally submitted in the category.
Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015
Two extravagant comedies, “Birdman” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” dominated nominations for the 87th annual Academy Awards with nine nods each, while “Boyhood” remained the widely acknowledged front-runner.
The three films were nominated for best picture on...