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Stories with subject: Academy Awards
  • 'Carol,' 'Beasts of No Nation' lead Independent Spirit nods story has photos
    Updated: Nov-24-15 4:25 pm

    LOS ANGELES - The 1950s-set romance "Carol" starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara collected the most nominations Tuesday for the 31st Film Independent Spirit Awards.

  • Spike Lee shares worst film experience, top career moments 
    Updated: Nov-10-15 8:35 am

    BEVERLY HILLS, California - Spike Lee gets so excited when talking about movies, he can barely sit down. Reflecting on his career as he prepares to accept an honorary Oscar, the 58-year-old suddenly stands up and bounds around as he considers various ideas, at times bellowing so exuberantly, it echoes. Lee laughs as easily as he gets serious, and says he's profoundly touched by the film academy honor he'll receive Saturday at the seventh annual Governors Awards.

  • New screenwriters see Smits, Pinto, Baker perform their work 
    Updated: Nov-05-15 4:15 am

    BEVERLY HILLS, California - Until a screenplay is produced, it's essentially a silent document: only the writer or a reader can hear its voices.

  • 'Chariots of Fire' screenwriter Colin Welland dies at 81 story has photos
    Updated: Nov-03-15 10:16 am

    LONDON - Actor and writer Colin Welland, who famously told Hollywood "the British are coming" when he won an Academy Award for "Chariots of Fire," has died. He was 81.