21 hours ago · History of the award. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences first recognized the technical contributions of special effects to movies at its inaugural dinner in 1929, presenting a plaque for "Best Engineering Effects" to the first Best Picture Oscar winner, the World War I flying drama Wings.
21 hours ago · The Poseidon Adventure is a 1972 American disaster film directed by Ronald Neame, produced by Irwin Allen, and based on Paul Gallico's 1969 novel of the same name. It features an ensemble cast , including five Oscar winners: Gene Hackman , Ernest Borgnine , Jack Albertson , Shelley Winters , and Red Buttons .
21 hours ago · Borat was released on 2 November 2006, in both the United Kingdom and United States, by 20th Century Fox. The film was very well received, both critically and commercially; made for $18 million, it earned $262 million worldwide.
Today · On January 14, the motion picture academy announced that Tyler Perry will receive the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the Academy Awards on Sunday, April 25. And, for the first time, this non-competitive prize is also going to an organization rather than an individual: the Motion Picture & Television Fund.
1 day ago · Ford v Ferrari grossed $117.6 million in the United States and Canada, and $107.9 million in other territories, for a worldwide total of $225.5 million.  In the United States and Canada, the film was released alongside Charlie's Angels and The Good Liar , and was projected to gross $23–30 million from 3,528 theaters in its opening weekend ...
1 day ago · The Fly is a 1986 American science-fiction psychological body horror film directed and co-written by David Cronenberg. Produced by Brooksfilms and distributed by 20th Century Fox , the film stars Jeff Goldblum , Geena Davis and John Getz .
21 hours ago · How Green Was My Valley is a 1941 American drama film directed by John Ford.The film, based on the best-selling 1939 novel of the same name by Richard Llewellyn, was produced by Darryl F. Zanuck and scripted by Philip Dunne.
1 day ago · The Little Miss Sunshine score was not eligible for Academy Award consideration due to the percentage of material derived from already written DeVotchKa songs. The DeVotchka song "Til the End of Time" received a nomination for a 2006 Satellite Award as "Best Original Song".