Jeff Wells and Birdman: A Love Story
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Jeff Wells and Birdman: A Love Story

When the dust settles on Oscars 2015, when the trinkets and whistle blowers have been…

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Birdman Takes the Producers Guild in a Surprise
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Birdman Takes the Producers Guild in a Surprise

Well, it’s not really a surprise because we knew all along this awards season belonged…

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American Sniper’s Box Office Predicted $200 Mil in Two Weeks
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American Sniper’s Box Office Predicted $200 Mil in Two Weeks

Boxoffice.com is predicting American Sniper will get close to $200 million this weekend, in its…

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Academy Asks us to Imagine What’s Possible, Where They Could Not
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Academy Asks us to Imagine What’s Possible, Where They Could Not

I think this might actually be the poster. Okay, Awards Daily readers, imagine what POSSIBLE.…

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Ava DuVernay’s Keynote Address, 2013 Film Independent Forum
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Ava DuVernay’s Keynote Address, 2013 Film Independent Forum

You guys, please don’t give me a hard time for posting two Ava DuVernay items…

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Ava DuVernay screens Selma at the White House
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Ava DuVernay screens Selma at the White House

Ava DuVernay was invited to screen Selma at the White House on Friday, Jan 16,…

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The State of the Race, The State of the Union
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The State of the Race, The State of the Union

The Oscar race feels as disconnected from American culture than it has ever been. The…

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Filmmakers of Selma March in Alabama on MLK Day
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Filmmakers of Selma March in Alabama on MLK Day

The one bright spot on nominations day, a day of so many terrible and pointless…

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London Film Critics go for Boyhood
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London Film Critics go for Boyhood

And the winners: 35th LONDON CRITICS’ CIRCLE FILM AWARDS WINNERS FILM OF THE YEAR Boyhood…

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Sniper Surges, Announces its Presence with Authority, Lines up to Take Oscars
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Sniper Surges, Announces its Presence with Authority, Lines up to Take Oscars

Lock and load. For years I’ve been covering the Oscar race and when Clint Eastwood…

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Explaining Academy’s Diversity Problem in Two Minutes
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Explaining Academy’s Diversity Problem in Two Minutes

The world is changing so fast around the Academy – I don’t think it even…

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George Lucas on the Oscars, “It’s a Political Campaign.”
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George Lucas on the Oscars, “It’s a Political Campaign.”

Lucas is not a voting member of the Academy and wouldn’t want to be. Speaks…

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Two Quick Fixes to Modernize the Academy and Bring them into the Modern World
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Two Quick Fixes to Modernize the Academy and Bring them into the Modern World

There’s this funny joke that goes something like this, why does a dog lick his…

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The State of the Race: The Nominations are in, Who is Winning What?
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The State of the Race: The Nominations are in, Who is Winning What?

The Best Picture race has just got a little more interesting. Where Boyhood still has…

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Picture of the day: Boyhood on the cover of EW
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Picture of the day: Boyhood on the cover of EW

Boyhood continues to be the darling of Awards Season. Earlier today, the film picked up…

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87th Annual Academy Awards nominations
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87th Annual Academy Awards nominations

Nominations for the 87th Academy Awards Best motion picture of the year “American Sniper” Clint…

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Best Picture: So Now We Have the Strongest Five, What Next?
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Best Picture: So Now We Have the Strongest Five, What Next?

The five strongest and most popular films heading into the race are: Boyhood The Imitation…

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David Fincher and Ben Affleck to Give Awards Season the Drilling it Deserves in Strangers on a Plane
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David Fincher and Ben Affleck to Give Awards Season the Drilling it Deserves in Strangers on a Plane

How perfect that the news would break about Strangers on a Plane the same morning…

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DGA Preview – They Announce Tomorrow
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DGA Preview – They Announce Tomorrow

The Directors Guild will add their voice to the mix that will have no influence…

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The State of the Race: The BAFTA Confirms Predictable Consensus
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The State of the Race: The BAFTA Confirms Predictable Consensus