Annual awards given out for outstanding achievements in film, TV, or radio writing since 1949. In 2004, the show was broadcast on television for the first time in its history. Simultaneous awards ceremonies are held in New York City and Los Angeles by the Writers Guild of America, East and Writers Guild of America, West, respectively.
A grieving widow (Hidari) is determined to find the truth behind her husband's court martial and execution on the New Guinea front during the final days of World War II. Interviewing surviving members of her husband's garrison, she encounters conflicting testimonies that form a heart-breaking tapestry of wartime atrocity and ... more
Terrifying exploration of the primal nature of man and his alienation from nature, based on the novel by James Dickey, which he adapted for the film (he also makes an appearance as a sheriff). Four urban professionals, hoping to get away from it all for the weekend, canoe down a ... more
Coppola's award-winning adaptation of Mario Puzo's novel about a fictional Mafia family in the late 1940s. Revenge, envy, and parent-child conflict mix with the rituals of Italian mob life in America. Minutely detailed, with excellent performances by Pacino, Brando, and Caan as the violence-prone Sonny. Film debut of Coppola's daughter ... more
The struggles of a family of black sharecroppers in rural Louisiana during the Depression. When the father is sentenced to jail for stealing in order to feed his family, they must pull together even more, and one son finds education to be his way out of poverty. Tyson brings strength ... more