Academy Awards 2013

  • 'Lincoln,' 'Les Miz' look for big Oscar haul January 10, 2013

    California: Crusaders for good, old-fashioned Western democracy look to be the key figures vying for this year's Academy Awards. Best-picture favorites for Thursday's Oscar nominations include 'Lincoln,' Steven Spielberg's portrait of the great emancipator who abolished slavery and reunified the United States; 'Zero Dark Thirty,' Kathryn Bigelow's chronicle of the hunt...
  • Superheroes, Bond, hobbits vie for effects Oscar November 30, 2012

    Los Angeles: James Bond, Snow White and a whole lot of hobbits and superheroes are in the running for the visual-effects prize at the Academy Awards. The superhero blockbusters 'The Avengers', 'The Dark Knight Rises' and 'The Amazing Spider-Man' are among 10 films that made the cut for visual-effects nominations for...