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Gold Rush 2012

Anne Hathaway, Best Actress?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment

Anne Hathaway won't compete with herself this awards season. As first reported by In Contention, a HitFix blog that covers the Academy Awards, Warner ...

Christopher Rosen

How Mary Elizabeth Winstead Landed One Of The Year's Best Roles

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment

Thanks to films like "Death Proof," "The Thing" and "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World" -- plus tweets like this one about "Looper" -- Mary Elizabeth Winste...

First Look At 'Hitchcock'

Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment

Fox Searchlight surprised many Oscar watchers when it announced that Sacha Gervasi's "Hitchcock" would debut right in the middle of awards season. Out...

The Biggest Oscar Category Ever?

AP | Posted 12.09.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- Academy Awards organizers have received submissions from a record 71 countries for this season's foreign-language prize. The entries i...

Is 'Argo' One Of The Year's Best Films?

AP | CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment

-- A movie about the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis probably doesn't sound like it would be a laugh riot – or should be – but that's just on...

Christopher Rosen

The First Word On 'Lincoln' Is ...

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment

By the time Monday night rolled around, there was little surprise left in the "surprise" screening at this year's New York Film Festival. Thanks to, a...

Will 'Lincoln' Reach Higher Office?

Mike Hogan | Posted 12.08.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Hogan

Welcome to Gold Rush, HuffPost Entertainment's weekly breakdown of all things Oscar. Between now and Feb. 25, 2013, executive arts and entertainment editor Michael Hogan and entertainment editor Christopher Rosen will chat about awards season and which films will make the most noise at the 85th annual Academy Awards.

WATCH: Incredible New 'Lincoln' Trailer

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment

Back in 2011, Steven Spielberg said "Lincoln" would not come out before the presidential election because the director didn't want his film to "become...

Seth MacFarlane: Obama Could Show His Penis & Still Win

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment

Seth MacFarlane -- or at least Stewie Griffin -- is very confident that Barack Obama is going to win the first presidential debate on Wednesday evenin...

Oscar Contender Loses Ground After Ruling

AP | Posted 12.01.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- The independent-film hit "Beasts of the Southern Wild" will be ineligible for the Screen Actors Guild Awards because it was not made un...

Is 'Life Of Pi' Ready To Roar At The Oscars?

Mike Hogan | Posted 12.01.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Hogan

Hey, Mike: Another week, another favorite? "Life of Pi" premiered at the New York Film Festival on Friday and thrust itself into the Oscar conversation with the force of a Bengal tiger attacking a villainous hyena

Why Seth MacFarlane Is A Good Choice For The Oscars

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment

Seth MacFarlane is hosting the 85th annual Academy Awards, which is news that probably made your little brother very excited. Other reactions to MacFa...

Seth MacFarlane To Host Oscars

Posted 12.01.2012 | Entertainment

Seth MacFarlane will host the 85th annual Academy Awards, reports Deadline.com's Nikki Finke. Moments after the Deadline.com report, the Academy of...

WATCH: New Trailer For Oscar Fave 'Silver Linings Playbook'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment

"Silver Linings Playbook" is looming over Oscar season as a major contender, and the new trailer for the film does nothing to diminish its status as a...

The First Word On 'Life Of Pi'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment

Before the world premiere screening of "Life of Pi" at the New York Film Festival on Friday morning, director Ang Lee joked that his film hit the four...

Spain's Surprising Oscar Entry

AP | Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment

MADRID -- Spain has selected the silent, black-and-white movie "Blancanieves" (Snow White) by director Pablo Berger as its entry for Best Foreign Lang...

Has 'Les Miserables' Locked Up An Oscar?

Mike Hogan | Posted 11.24.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Hogan

Not only does it make the film look incredible, but also important. It's genetically engineered to make Academy voters exclaim, "'Les Miserables' is revolutionary! Tom Hooper is a genius! Anne Hathaway deserves two trophies! Let's throw this one all the Oscars, some BAFTAs and maybe even a Pulitzer!"

WATCH: Matt Damon Takes On John Krasinski In 'Promised Land'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment

In August, Focus Features surprised many Oscar prognosticators by setting "Promised Land" for release on Dec. 28. The decision could make the new dram...

SHOCKER: Fox Searchlight Throws 'Hitchcock' Into Oscar Race

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.20.2012 | Entertainment

Joaquin Phoenix and Daniel Day-Lewis just got some company in the Best Actor race. Fox Searchlight has announced that "Hitchcock," about the making of...

Bad News For Golden Globes: Oscar Nominations Jump Hollywood Foreign Press

Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment

The 2013 Oscar nominations will get announced on Jan. 10, 2013 -- a full two weeks earlier than the 2012 nominations, and before the 2013 Golden Globe...

'Les Miserables' Moves Release Date

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment

As it turns out, "Django Unchained" won't be the only Oscar contender moviegoers get for Christmas. Universal has shifted the much-anticipated adaptat...

Has Harvey Weinstein Already Taken Over Oscar Season?

Mike Hogan | Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Hogan

Welcome to The Chase, HuffPost Entertainment's weekly breakdown of all things Oscar. Between now and Feb. 25, 2012, executive arts and entertainment editor Michael Hogan and entertainment editor Christopher Rosen will chat about awards season and which films will make the most noise at the 85th annual Academy Awards.

Is 'The Master' About Scientology?

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment

Amy Adams has received three Oscar nominations in her career thus far, but she gives what is arguably her greatest performance in "The Master." That m...

'Silver Linings Playbook': Your Future Best Picture?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment

Another day, another Best Picture favorite. David O. Russell's "Silver Linings Playbook" premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on Satur...

The First Word On 'Anna Karenina' Is ...

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment

"Pride and Prejudice" and "Atonement," the last two acclaimed novel adaptations directed by Joe Wright, were nominated for 11 Academy Awards between t...