Great Films, Few Voters: Oscar's Foreign-Language Problem 2 years ago
It's safe to say that the Mexican film "Biutiful" has more fans in the Academy than all of its contenders in the Best...
By Steve Pond
Warner's exorcism-themed film debuts on the low side of tracking but finishes on top; CBS' "Mechanic" remake grosses strong $11.5M; Oscar noms spark "King's Speech," "Blue Valentine" and "127 Hours"
There's $100K in it for you if you can predict all the Oscar winners
After surveying the field, it's time to predict Wednesday's shortlist announcement. Sorry, "Uncle Boonmee"
The Cannes winner that could fall flat with Oscar voters, and the contender that might also be the year's best movie
If I had an Academy vote, it'd be a "Biutiful" year, but "Black Swan," "Toy Story 3" and "The KIng's Speech" wouldn't do bad either
The Ryan Gosling-Michelle Williams marital drama will now open on Dec. 29
"True Grit" draws an appreciative crowd to its official Academy screening, while "Biutiful" plays to the A-list
A staggering performance in "Biutiful" has been snubbed by the Globes and SAG, but it's not too late for Oscar voters to correct the injustice
From TheWrap's Academy Screening Series: "I’m sure somebody saw in this character something that he needed to be reminded of, whether it’s compassion, forgiveness or love"
A wide-ranging, incendiary conversation on finding beauty in the darkness, and dealing with the cowardice of Hollywood
Oscar-winning actor says he couldn't perform his role in "Biutiful" - he had to be it
Pacino comes out for Bardem, and a new breed of directors take aim at Oscar
With a panel discussion moderated by Guillermo Del Toro, dark drama aims to attract adventurous voters
The co-chairmen of Roadside Attractions hold forth about independent film and how they got to be a "last man standing" in a business where many have failed
Mexico's "Biutiful" is highest-profile entrant in field that includes first-time competitors Ethiopia and Greenland
Last year's screening series showcased five Best Picture nominees; this year's lineup is heavy with contenders as well
TheWrap announces its screening series for 2010 - including 'The King's Speech,' 'Black Swan' and 'Biutiful'
A roundup of more than 50 contenders for the foreign-film Academy Award, Afghanistan to Venezuela
The North American bow will take place at the Toronto International Film Festival next month
A lawsuit makes everybody look bad, and the umpire who goofed might be ready for his closeup
The festival’s final two films screen, so it’s time to pick a winner
With the awards ceremony on the horizon, here's who's in the running for the Palme d'Or
Alejando Gonzalez Inarritu film sharply divides critics, buyers
"There are movies where people react chemically against discussing death or poverty. But that universe is real," director says
Javier Bardem as Uxbal navigates a sordid world of poverty, corruption and immigrant desperation
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