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Veteran Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki, whose Studio Ghibli recently announced it was halting filmmaking, will receive an honorary Oscar, the US Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced.
Harry Belafonte and screen siren Maureen O'Hara are among four honorary Oscar recipients announced by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
All those fantastical worlds filmmakers create on computers might give movies an impressive backdrop or stunningly scary monsters, but when it comes to CGI, it turns out viewers' natural reaction is meh.
It's not quite as illustrious a group as those set on July 4th, but they'll certainly get the job done if you're looking to get in the end-of-summer spirit Synopsis: It's a rather apt way to start the list.
Lest you doubt that awards season is upon us, the Academy has announced the recipients of its 2014 honorary Oscars today.
Proving the Honorary Oscars are not simply lifetime achievement awards given as a consolation prize, two of this year's four Governors Award recipients are already Academy Award winners.
It's a pretty lousy week for movies. Next week doesn't look much better. Yes, we're just hitting the lull that always occurs between the end of summer movie season and the beginning of Oscar season, when Hollywood uses late August and early September as a dumping ground for one bad movie after another .
Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, posing with his Oscar for Best Actor in the film 'Capote' during the 2006 Academy Awards, has died.
Harry Belafonte will receive the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award.
It is nigh on impossible to fully comprehend the impact Walt Disney had on not just American society but the world itself.
'That night -- when Gandhi won Best Picture at the 1983 Oscars belonged to India and it meant a lot to a young student like me who was trying to establish his Indian identity among the Americans around him.'
JANUARY 01: Photo of English actress Julie Andrews dressed as the title character from the 1964 film Mary Poppins.
Today the Disney classic Mary Poppins turns 50! The film won five Oscars out of an astounding 13 nominations and was the only Best Picture nomination Walt Disney ever received.
Fall festival season is officially upon us. The Venice Film Festival opened on Tuesday night with Alejandro Gonzalez Innaritu's "Birdman" opening to raves.
Boasting a 95% Fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes, Bong Joon-ho's Snowpiercer has become one of the most critically heralded films of the year.
After the trailer hit, there was always the sense with Birdman was probably going to be very, very impressive but perhaps a little too avant-garde for the Academy.
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 08:13 pm
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