The Race
The World's Busiest Oscar Has Traveled Over 3 Million Miles
The World's Busiest Oscar Has Traveled Over 3 Million Miles
A figurine collected for 'Rain Man' in 1989 has spent decades racking up frequent flier miles on a long, philanthropic journey.
Oscars: Listen to 'Awards Chatter' Podcast Episodes With 22 Nominees
Oscars: Listen to 'Awards Chatter' Podcast Episodes With 22 Nominees
Check out Scott Feinberg's in-depth conversations with actors and actresses, directors and screenwriters, songwriters and a sound mixer — from A (as in Casey Affleck) to Z (or at least W, as in Denzel Washington).
An Actor's Personal Tale: I Was Thrown Out of the Academy for Sharing VHS Screeners
An Actor's Personal Tale: I Was Thrown Out of the Academy for Sharing VHS Screeners
'Godfather' actor Carmine Caridi, the only AMPAS member to be expelled for sharing screeners, reflects on his Oscar infamy ("I was doing a guy a favor, and he screwed me") and a career that might have been.
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Kevin O'Connell ('Hacksaw Ridge')
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Kevin O'Connell ('Hacksaw Ridge')
No one in Oscar history has received more nominations without a win than this sound mixer, whose 21 noms span 33 years, and who explains how he does what he does and why the Academy's voting process has room for improvement.
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Damien Chazelle ('La La Land')
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Damien Chazelle ('La La Land')
The 32-year-old, who already has helmed two best picture Oscar nominees and is poised to become the youngest best director Oscar winner ever, reflects on the roots of his passion for music and movies, the Harvard pal who became his closest collaborator and the rollercoaster of a journey to realizing his dream of making an original movie musical.
Oscars: Contenders Make Closing Arguments Throughout Stressed-Out City of Stars
Oscars: Contenders Make Closing Arguments Throughout Stressed-Out City of Stars
THR's awards analyst summarizes where and how nominees are courting votes in the final days before Oscar ballots are due.
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Barry Jenkins ('Moonlight')
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Barry Jenkins ('Moonlight')
The 37-year-old who could become the first black filmmaker to win the best director Oscar reflects on how his tumultuous childhood has informed his work, the pals who have been by his side ever since film school and the causes and effects of the eight-year gap between his debut feature and his taboo-busting masterpiece.
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Isabelle Huppert ('Elle')
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Isabelle Huppert ('Elle')
The "Meryl Streep of France," finally an Oscar nominee at the age of 63, discusses her close collaborations with Claude Chabrol and Michael Haneke, her attraction to "perverse, manipulative, icy" characters and the controversial new film for which she's received the best notices of her career.
How 'La La Land' Brought to Life That Crazy Party Sequence (Exclusive Video)
How 'La La Land' Brought to Life That Crazy Party Sequence (Exclusive Video)
The "Someone in the Crowd" sequence early in the film displays a remarkable combination of beautiful choreography, production design, cinematography, film editing and music.
Feinberg Forecast: The Final Round of Oscar Voting Is Underway
Feinberg Forecast: The Final Round of Oscar Voting Is Underway
THR's awards analyst updates his picks in the aftermath of the BAFTA, USC Scripter, Art Directors Guild, Society of Camera Operators, NAACP Image and Grammy awards.
BAFTAs: Casey Affleck, Dev Patel Wins Don't Necessarily Point the Way to Oscars
BAFTAs: Casey Affleck, Dev Patel Wins Don't Necessarily Point the Way to Oscars
THR's awards analyst notes that the awards, which are chosen by a group that includes some 500 Academy members, have a shaky track record at predicting the Oscars.
USC Scripter Awards: Why It Matters That 'Moonlight' Won (Analysis)
USC Scripter Awards: Why It Matters That 'Moonlight' Won (Analysis)
The last six recipients of this award, which celebrates adapted screenplays and the written works that inspired them, went on to win the best adapted screenplay Oscar.