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  1. Screenwriting Guru Robert McKee Rates the Oscar Nominees

    10:06 am PST 02/05/2011
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    The longtime screenwriting teacher weighs in on the debate about accuracy in biographical films such as "The Fighter," "The King's Speech" and "The Social Network." READ MORE

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  2. 'The Social Network' Wins USC Scripter Award

    9:40 pm PST 02/04/2011
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    "The Social Network" writer Aaron Sorkin and author Ben Mezrich, who wrote the book the Oscar-nominated movie is based on, won the 23rd annual USC Libraries Scripter Award. READ MORE

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  3. How Pauline Kael Might Vote: No on 'Social Network,' Maybe on 'Black Swan'

    8:40 pm PST 02/04/2011
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    Pauline Kael's "Last Tango" typist thinks she might like Oscar nom "Black Swan," but not "The Social Network" -- and "The King's Speech" would hit too close to home. READ MORE

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  4. Aaron Sorkin, 'The Social Network'

    1:02 pm PST 02/04/2011
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    A statuette for his whiz-bang take on "The Accidental Billionaires" would join a shelf crowded with Emmys for his seven-year run as creator and writer of NBC's "The West Wing." READ MORE

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  5. Can Harvey Weinstein Keep ‘The King’s Speech’ Oscar Mojo?

    5:00 am PST 02/03/2011
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    The Weinstein Co. drama has edged out early favorite "The Social Network" in major pre-Academy Award shows. But every frontrunner faces a backlash. READ MORE

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  6. Punk. Prophet. Genius.

    9:53 pm PST 02/02/2011
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    Iconoclastic helmer David Fincher is anti-authority to his very core — just like the heroes of ‘The Social Network’ and his upcoming movie ‘The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.’ Will his refusal to toe the line hurt him? READ MORE

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  7. 'RED' Beats 'Secretariat' Atop Video Charts

    5:24 pm PST 02/02/2011
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    Summit's action-comedy debuts at No. 1 in both sales and rentals. READ MORE

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  8. David Fincher: The Complex Mind of 'Social Network's' Anti-Social Director

    2:08 pm PST 02/02/2011
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    The new Hollywood Reporter magazine offers a rare profile of the anti-authoritarian rebel who shot Rooney Mara topless for a new "Dragon Tattoo" poster, wanted to call Mark Zuckerberg "Judas," and doesn't play the Oscar game. "You won't see me on Barbara Walters, Oprah." READ MORE

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  9. Top Award Predictor Pundit Sasha Stone: 'I Know Nothing'

    5:25 pm PST 01/31/2011
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    Omniscient, passionate blogger Sasha Stone made all other pundits look blind by predicting SAG and DGA wins. She confesses the 5 "King's Speech" mistakes that prove "I learned absolutely nothing." But she's wrong! Because she's right! READ MORE

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  10. SAG Awards: 10 Things You Should Know

    11:09 am PST 01/30/2011
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    With the Screen Actors Guild Awards finally upon us Sunday night, here's a cheat sheet of everything you should know. READ MORE

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  11. Will SAG Be a Game-Changing Kingmaker (or Unmaker)?

    5:27 pm PST 01/28/2011
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    Sunday's Screen Actors Guild Awards could give the Oscar race a nudge, only nobody knows which way. But if Annette Bening upsets Natalie Portman, all hell will break loose. And Colin Firth's Cristal had better already be on ice. READ MORE

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  12. SAG Predictions: Annette Bening Presents -- But Pundits Think Natalie Portman Will Win

    3:00 am PST 01/28/2011
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    SAG announced Friday that Bening will introduce "The Kids Are All Right," but THR and top pundits predict a Portman victory (and 14 others) at Sunday's Screen Actors Guild Awards. READ MORE

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  13. How the Eddie Predicts the Oscar, and Why '127 Hours' Took 'Inception's' Editing Nom

    11:01 am PST 01/27/2011
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    Who’s going to win the Oscar for best picture? The one group in Hollywood that usually holds the key to the answer are the film editors. An Oscar-winning editor explains this year's race. READ MORE

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  14. 'Social Network,' Natalie Portman and Colin Firth to Win Oscars: Vegas Bookies

    5:13 am PST 01/27/2011
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    The Facebook film is a 2-to-3 favorite in Sin City. READ MORE

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  15. 'Takers' Bumps 'Social Network' From Atop All Three Home Video Charts

    3:02 pm PST 01/26/2011
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    "The Social Network" slips to No. 2 across the board, while "Buried" debuts at No. 3 on the rental chart. READ MORE

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  16. Oscar Spending: Win for Natalie Portman Could Mean $150 Million for Fox Searchlight

    2:26 pm PST 01/26/2011
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    But with big bashes (up to $500,000), DVD mailouts ($250,000) and p.r. specialists (up to $15,000 a month), the road from noms to Oscar glory can cost dearly. READ MORE

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  17. New Oscar Predictions: 'King's Speech,' David Fincher, 'Inception,' 'Inside Job'

    6:57 pm PST 01/25/2011
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    THR's Oscar Nostradamus respectably guesses 31 out of 35 Oscar noms, and reveals who's going to win now. And why "The King's Speech" is ahead again (by a nose). READ MORE

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  18. Trent Reznor Says Oscar Nom Is 'Completely Surreal'

    1:51 pm PST 01/25/2011
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    The Nine Inch Nails frontman and co-composer Atticus Ross also won a Golden Globe award for their "Social Network" score. READ MORE

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  19. Facebook Responds to 'The Social Network's' 8 Oscar Nominations (Exclusive)

    11:54 am PST 01/25/2011
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    The film, which paints Mark Zuckerberg in a bad light, is up for best picture, among others. READ MORE

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  20. Oscar Smackdown: Metacritic ('Social Network') vs. Rotten Tomatoes ('King's Speech')

    5:52 pm PST 01/24/2011
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    The top review aggregator sites dispute who will win Best Picture. But it's not just about the numbers -- it's about heart, instinct, smart calculation, and dumb luck. READ MORE

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  21. Pauline Kael's Editor: 'She'd Laugh at 'Black Swan,' Vote for 'The Fighter'

    12:38 pm PST 01/24/2011
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    Daniel Menaker channels Pauline Kael's votes on the 2011 Oscar race: "I don't think she'd like 'The King's Speech.'" READ MORE

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