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  • Oscar nomination breakthroughs: 'Avatar,' Kathryn Bigelow, Lee Daniels ...

     
    By reaping Academy Award nominations for best picture, "Avatar" and "District 9" have shattered a strong bias among academy voters. In the past, only two sci-fi films have been nominated for the top Oscars: "Star Wars" (1977) and "E.T." (1982). OK,...
  • Shrewd DVD strategies reap rewards with Oscar nominations

     
    So how did "A Serious Man" pull off that underdog Oscar nomination for best picture? Perhaps because it was among the first wave of DVD screeners shipped to academy members, long before the deluge of discs that arrived during the holiday season. Such an...
  • Most of our Oscar experts say 'The Hurt Locker' will win best picture

     
    We asked these notable pundits to predict the top contest at the Oscars: Marshall Fine (Star Magazine, Hollywood & Fine), Pete Hammond (Notes on a Season, The Envelope), Sasha Stone (Awards Daily), Jeff Wells (Hollywood Elsewhere), Susan Wloszczyna (USA...
  • 'Up' takes top Annie Awards on road to Oscars

     
    "Up" won both best picture and director at the 37th annual Annie Awards on Saturday night. The nine-time nominee beat out all four of its competitors for best animated feature at the Oscars -- "Coraline," "Fantastic Mr. Fox," "The Princess and the Frog"...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: 'Avatar' & 'Hurt Locker' win with guilds | Barbara Walters ends Oscars specials | Emmy champ David Canary leaving 'AMC'

     
    • The Art Directors Guild went with the only Oscar nominees contending in the categories of fantasy film -- "Avatar" -- and period picture -- "Sherlock Holmes" -- at its 14th annual kudosfest Saturday. No contemporary films -- including category...
  • 'Avatar ' wins sound editors' awards

     
    The Motion Picture Sound Editors have decreed their award winners, which usually foretell the equivalent Oscar champs. Considering its two guild victories, "Avatar" now seems like a good bet to win the academy's kudo for best sound editing, maybe mixing...
  • 'The Hurt Locker' wins six Oscars, including history maker for director Kathryn Bigelow

     
    The 82nd Academy Awards followed the script set down by pundits, as the front-runners for all of the major Oscars won Sunday night. "The Hurt Locker" led with six Oscars, including best picture and best director for Kathryn Bigelow, who became the first...
  • Complete list of Oscar winners

     
    Here's a full list of the winners at the 82nd Academy Awards, which were bestowed Sunday night at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. The Oscars ceremony was telecast on ABC, hosted by Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin. BEST PICTURE: "The Hurt Locker" LEAD ACTOR:...
  • Disney animation going 3-D

    Disney animation going 3-D
    The Walt Disney Studios previewed 10 animated movies on Monday that it will release during the next four years, including further installments in the "Toy Story" and "Cars" series and two new fairy tales. With the exception of "Wall.E," a robot love...
  • 'Starting Point' gives a rare glimpse of acclaimed animator Hayao Miyazaki

    'Starting Point' gives a rare glimpse of acclaimed animator Hayao Miyazaki
    The only foreign director to win the Academy Award for best animated feature, Hayao Miyazaki, 68, is the most admired and influential filmmaker working in animation today. His latest film, "Ponyo," opened earlier this month in America in 927 theaters -- a...
  • The literary antecedents of 'Up'

    The literary antecedents of 'Up'
    The title of the new Disney/Pixar movie "Up," as well as its signature image of a house floating beneath thousands of tethered balloons, reminds us how frequently the theme of Lightness appears in children's literature. From Mary Poppins to Peter Pan,...