10 Moments to Remember From a Long, Strange Awards Season 16 weeks ago
Awards season typically begins with the Telluride and Toronto Film Festivals in early September and ends with the Oscars in late February....
By Steve Pond
Ben Affleck wins DGA Award on top of recent PGA and SAG victories; "Searching for Sugar Man," "Breaking Bad," "Girls" also win awards
In a year in which lots of music docs are hoping for some of that "Searching for Sugar Man" magic, the Eagles and Dave Grohl come to Sundance with rock history lessons
They say in the foreign-language category, Academy members vote with their hearts; in the doc category, they vote with their heads. But is that always true?
“I felt this was the best story I ever heard in my life,” he told TheWrap -- he started to make a full-length documentary, but his Swedish TV backers were not enthusiastic
Low-budget film about Israeli-Palestinian conflict wins big prize at New York awards show for nonfiction filmmaking; "Detropia," "The Imposter" and "Bully" also honored
A Top 10 list in the form of an Oscar ballot includes "Zero Dark Thirty," "Beasts of the Southern Wild," "Silver Linings Playbook," "Amour" ... plus "Skyfall" and "Wreck-It Ralph"
"Searching for Sugar Man" is named the year's top doc at the International Documentary Association's IDA Awards
"The Gatekeepers" also included on list of 15 films, "West of Memphis" is snubbed
"Sugar Man" is best-known doc on list that also includes "The Island President," "The Other Dream Team," "The Gatekeepers" and "A People Uncounted"
"Searching for Sugar Man," about the revived career of musican Rodriguez, takes home Best Music Documentary and Audience awards at IDFA
Rock doc "Searching for Sugar Man" and mistaken-identity tale "The Imposter" lead all films with five nominations for Cinema Eye Honors
The International Documentary Association nominates "Searching for Sugar Man," "The Invisible War," "The Central Park Five," "The Queen of Versailles" and "Women With Cows" for doc-feature honors
Since "Searching for Sugar Man," the resurrection of folk singer Rodriguez is as remarkable as his fall into obscurity
A change in the Oscar documentary process could help unconventional films like "Samsara" and "Searching for Sugar Man" -- but maybe not "2016 Obama's America"
Fox Searchlight's romantic comedy "Ruby Sparks" clicks and LD Entertainment's "Killer Joe" averages $12,621 on its three screens. "Safety Not Guaranteed" gets a Facebook boost
"Ballads, Blues and Bluegrass," "Searching for Sugar Man" and "Neil Young Journeys" are among the fascinating musical films at the Los Angeles Film Festival
Bruce Willis, Laura Prepon, Rebecca Hall and Catherine Zeta-Jones star in the movie, directed by Stephen Frears
The thrilling, true story about artistry, circumstance and the global village sparked a standing ovation -- with the Sundance audience both crying and cheering
Big-budget zombie movie gets so lost in its global scale that it doesn't give us a flesh-and-blood hero who makes it all matter, despite Brad Pitt's best efforts