The memory of Dorothy, Toto, Scarecrow, the Tin Man, that cuddly Cowardly Lion, the Land of Oz and Her Melted Evilness the Wicked Witch of the West and Miss Good Witch Glinda will rain down from over the rainbow onto the 86th Academy Awards in March, marking its 75th.
In a surprising occurrence, Steve McQueen and Alfonso Cuarón's films tied for the evening's top prize at this past weekend's Producers Guild of America awards ceremony.
The 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards took place Saturday evening, with "Dallas Buyers Club," "Blue Jasmine," "12 Years A Slave," and "American Hustle" winning the top film prizes.
Joss Whedon's cinematic adaptation of Williams Shakespeare's classic Much Ado About Nothing has been selected by Film Comment magazine as one of 15 films in their Essential Cinema series of articles.
The Broadcast Film Critics Association held their annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards ceremony last night. Steve McQueen's 12 Years A Slave was awarded the top prize for Best Picture, while Gravity went home with seven awards in all.
Robert Redford reacts to not receiving an Oscar nomination as the Sundance Film Festival opened Thursday. Acknowledging awards and distribution are a business, the actor/director/producer said he was grateful to return to his acting roots, while also touting the three decades of the festival he founded.
This morning in Los Angeles, the Academy of Moving Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nomination of the 86th Oscars. Films competing for Best Picture include NYFF51 opener 'Captain Phillips' as well as 'Nebraska,' '12 Years A Slave' and the festival's Closing Night feature 'Her.'
Fresh off a Golden Globe win for Best Director, Alfonso Cuarón's Gravity gets the Film Comment treatment as part of their Essential Cinema series. The film, co-written by Jonás Cuarón and starring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock, is still in theaters.
The Directors Guild of America revealed five nominees for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentaries for 2013.