The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced on Thursday this year's Oscar nominations. "American Hustle" and "Gravity" lead the pack with 10 nominations and "12 Years a Slave" is not far behind with nine. Those films will be…
In depicting American slavery, Hollywood has long left some of the most brutal realities largely unseen. But the filmmakers behind "12 Years a Slave" tried not to flinch in showing the full system of human subjugation. Jeffrey Brown talks to…
Oscar Front-Runners and Wild Cards in a 'Good Year' for Grown-Up Movies…
By Cindy Huang
Every year, a number of critics will come out against certain picks and winners. Some will criticize the Academy Awards for misrepresenting of the world of cinema by leaving out worthy independent films, art house films and foreign films.
Documentary 'Invisible War' Reveals Culture of Sexual Assault in the Military…
How the award-winning documentary "Inside Job" is influencing some economic thinkers.
By Tom LeGro
The 83rd Academy Awards are Sunday night in Los Angeles, and for a preview of the ceremony and a break down of the nominees, Jeffrey Brown speaks to New York Times Film critic A.O. Scott.
By Arts Desk
A wave of new attention is likely to fall on a remote fishing village in Japan after director Louie Psihoyos won the best feature documentary prize for "The Cove" at the 82nd Academy Awards on Sunday.
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