Gordon E. Sawyer Awards: Articles


Honorary Oscars Bypass Women: Angela Lansbury, Greta Garbo Among Rare Female Winners

Honorary Oscar winner Angela Lansbury and Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award recipient Angelina Jolie at the 2013 Governors Awards. Sept. 4, '14, Introduction: This three-part article on the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Honorary Oscars and the dearth of female recipients was originally posted in Feb. 2007 and updated […]


Woody Allen 21st WGA Awards Nomination + Jennifer Lawrence & Amy Adams BAFTA Nominees

Cate Blanchett and Woody Allen on the 'Blue Jasmine' set. WGA Awards 2014 nominations: Woody Allen, 'American Hustle' in; '12 Years a Slave,' 'Blue Is the Warmest Color' ineligible The Writers Guild of America has announced the nominees for the 2014 WGA Awards. The lists – adapted and original screenplay, […]


What Are the BAFTA Awards? Hollywood-on-the-Thames + David A. Grafton Academy Honor

Control with Sam Riley. What are the BAFTA Awards? Don't be fooled by the inclusion of Anton Corbijn's low-budget Joy Division/Ian Curtis biopic Control in a number of BAFTA longlists, including Best Film, Best Actor (Sam Riley, as Ian Curtis), Best Director, Best Supporting Actress (Samantha Morton, as Deborah Curtis), and […]