Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Frederick Wiseman

Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016

After accepting the first Academy Award ever given for casting, 88-year-old Lynn Stalmaster spontaneously danced onstage with Jeff Bridges.

Bridges called Stalmaster "the master caster, man," as he presented the casting director with an honorary Oscar on Saturday at the film academy's...

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016

Frederick Wiseman is not a Hollywood guy. The filmmaker has been quietly making documentaries from his home base in Cambridge, Massachusetts, since 1967, exploring such subjects as meat production, welfare, a ski town and a hospital for the criminally insane.

Though none of his films...

Thursday, Sep. 1, 2016

Actor Jackie Chan, film editor Anne V. Coates, casting director Lynn Stalmaster and documentarian Frederick Wiseman are getting honorary Academy Awards.

The film academy announced Thursday that the four industry veterans will receive Oscar statuettes at the annual Governors Awards...