Oscar Nominations

A self-portrait of Chicago photographer Vivian Maier. (Photo courtesy: Carol Fox and Associates Public Relations)

Vivian Maier Doc Nominated For Oscar, Roger Ebert Film Snubbed

The film “Finding Vivian Maier” tells the fascinating story of the reclusive Chicago nanny who took more than 150,000 street photos that now are considered among the best photography ever.

01/15/2015

Oscar Statue

AMC Theatres Hosting Best Picture Showcase This Weekend

If you haven’t seen any of the Oscar nominees for Best Picture yet, you can see all of them this weekend in Streeterville at a 24-hour movie marathon.

02/25/2014

Daniel Day Lewis in "Lincoln."

‘Lincoln’ Leads Pack Among Oscar Nominees

The epic film about the final months of Illinois’ first president led the pack among Academy Award nominations on Thursday.

01/10/2013

Melissa McCarthy holds the awards for Ou

Plainfield Native Melissa McCarthy Nominated For Oscar

Plainfield native and “Mike & Molly” star Melissa McCarthy has been nominated for an Academy Award best supporting actress, for her role in the movie “Bridesmaids.”

CBS Chicago–01/24/2012