The Race
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.
Oscars 2017: Who Will Win, Who Should Win
Oscars 2017: Who Will Win, Who Should Win
THR's awards analyst Scott Feinberg predicts the winners while chief film critic Todd McCarthy offers his picks for who really deserves the Academy Award.
'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.
'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.
Oscars: Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway Planning 'Bonnie and Clyde' Reunion (Exclusive)
Oscars: Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway Planning 'Bonnie and Clyde' Reunion (Exclusive)
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the classic film, the stars have agreed to present the best picture award on the Feb. 26 telecast.
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.
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.
Oscars: Why Casey Affleck and Others Should Be Judged Only for Their Work Onscreen
Oscars: Why Casey Affleck and Others Should Be Judged Only for Their Work Onscreen
Academy voters shouldn't be swayed by personal allegations against a nominee when deciding how to cast their votes, write THR's Scott Feinberg and Gregg Kilday.
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Lin-Manuel Miranda ('Moana')
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Lin-Manuel Miranda ('Moana')
Poised to become, at 36, the youngest EGOT in history, the creator of 'Hamilton' reflects on that groundbreaking musical's origins and success, realizing his lifelong dream of writing music for a Disney movie while at the center of his show's "wonderful tsunami," the roots of his love of music and theater and the ambitions he has not yet fulfilled. (And yes, there will be a 'Hamilton' movie.)