Oscar Artists: Rose, Helen–Costume Designer

Costume designer Helen Rose was nominated, solo or in collaboration, black-and-white or color, for 10 Academy Awards, winning twice:

Tevye the Dairyman (2018): Ukraine’s Entry for Best Foreign Film Oscar

In the early XX century, Tevye the Dairyman lives in a small village in Ukraine.  He is poor and believes that his daughters have one chance to e scap e p ov e rt y – a succ e ssful m arri age . Te vye acc e p ts a profitable proposition from a […]

Oscar Actors: Locke, Sondra (The Heart is a Lonely Hunter) Dies at 74

Actress and director Sondra Locke, who received a supporting actress Oscar nomination in her first movie role for The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, died November 3 at 74.

Vice: Christian Bale’s Oscar Card?

Christian Bale has been nominated several times for the Oscars, and has won once, Best Supporting Actor for David O. Russell’s The Fighter. And now there’s talk of another Oscar nod, for playing former Vice President Dick Cheney, in Adam McKay’s dramedy, Vice.  The actors and filmmakers knew that it’s inevitable that viewers will make […]

Oscar Speeches: Soderbergh, Best Director, Traffic (2000)

Certainly, none of us anticipated what would happen to Traffic, because it was a difficult movie to set up, and one that we were told rime and time again, that it had no commercial appeal–Soderbergh, Best Director