The Oscar nominations roil Hollywood racial tensions

Jan 19, 2016
A very white group of nods has again turned a critical light on the film industry.

Oscars 2015: The business behind the glitz and glamour

Nov 20, 2015
The newly-launched podcast 'The Awards Show Show' talks about the mayhem that ensues during Oscars season.

The logistical mind behind "Boyhood's" 12-year shoot

Meet Vince Palmo, the unsung hero of the Oscar-nominated film.

The Razzies: Lampooning Hollywood for 35 years

Jan 14, 2015
John Wilson has been highlighting the worst of film since "Can't Stop the Music."

Statuettes and medals

May 15, 2014
Marketplace Datebook for Friday, May 16, 2014

Why has the Oscar lost its buzz?

Feb 25, 2014
Are the films or the ceremonies to blame?
Overview of Oscar statues on display at 'Meet the Oscars' at the Time Warner Center on February 25, 2010 in New York City.
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How long would it take to see all of the Oscar-nominated films?

Feb 22, 2013
WSJ's Jason Bellini sets out to calculate how long it would take someone to actually see every film nominated for an Oscar this year -- and how much would it cost?

How to live longer

Jan 9, 2013
Why do Hall of Fame inductees, Oscar winners, and Nobel laureates outlive their peers?

Oscars vote deadline is extended

Jan 1, 2013
Motion picture academy gives voters more time to navigate new electronic system.