Judi Dench - M - Skyfall

Skyfall: can Judi Dench finally win Bond an acting Oscar?

One-Minute Read
Tue 23 Oct, AT 16:04

After years of being overlooked by the Academy Awards, producers are hoping for an acting nod

Absolution for Ben Affleck: new film Argo is an Oscar contender

Fri 12 Oct, AT 13:18

Where's the wooden actor now? Affleck wins over Hollywood with 'sensational' Iran rescue movie

Spielberg's Lincoln: dull, stuffy and just made for the Oscars

First Reaction
Tue 9 Oct, AT 16:05

New York film festival-goers see Day-Lewis shine as Abe – but was that a movie or a history lesson?

Seth MacFarlane

Can Seth MacFarlane bring young viewers back to the Oscars?

First Reaction
Tue 2 Oct, AT 11:58

Choice of Family Guy creator as host of film industry's annual bunfight is welcomed

Sacha Baron Cohen scores YouTube hit with ashes prank

Mon 27 Feb, AT 11:09

Comedian spills contents of ‘Kim Jong-il urn’ over Ryan Seacrest on Oscars red carpet

The Help

The Help: an Oscar surprise or a Hollywood embarrassment?

Fri 24 Feb, AT 07:43
Charles Laurence

70 years after Gone With The Wind, playing a maid still gives a black actress the best chance of an Oscar

Sacha Baron Cohen as The Dictator

Sacha Baron Cohen's Dictator banned from the Oscars

One-Minute Read
Thu 23 Feb, AT 15:21

Academy pulls Borat star's tickets until he pledges not to appear on red carpet as a Hussein-like tyrant

Jean Dujardin

Dujardin sketch proves he's even funny when he talks

Tue 21 Feb, AT 15:58

Star of the moment and Oscar hopeful performs for American comedy website

Shirley MacLaine

Shirley MacLaine waltzes into Downton Abbey as Cora's mom

One-Minute Read
Tue 31 Jan, AT 10:40

Oscar-winning MacLaine joins the cast for a third series as Americans 'go nuts' for the period drama