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Oscar Features

Oscar Features

Birth of a Nation Suffers Major Setbacks in Oscar Race

When Fox Searchlight picked up Birth of a Nation in January for a record $17.5 million fee at Sundance, they knew all about the past...

10 Early Oscar Contenders in 2017

Winning an Oscar is not just a sprint you know. It takes months, arguably years of preparation, from the concept through to the marketing...

Should James Murdoch Be an Academy Member?

The Academy earlier announced a cohort of 683 prospective new members who had been invited to join the organisation. Among them is James Rupert...

The Acting Oscars: Time for Change?

The 2016 Academy Awards were clouded by controversy. From the nominations announcement through to the closing moments of the telecast, the buzz word on...

Oscars 2017: One to Watch

Last year we singled out The Revenant as our one to watch for the Oscars, and sure enough it picked up twelve nominations and won...