Awards Season Roundup: “The Fighter” declared a serious contender
By Sean O’Connell
Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com’s Awards Season Roundup collects insights from around the Internet on films that are running in the Oscar race.
“The Fighter” screened in L.A. last night, and Oscar trackers are weighing in. Awards Daily recaps several opinions, but the consensus seems to be that David O. Russell has a serious contender on his hands, particularly in the acting categories.
“Blue Valentine” gets a sexy new poster. It has nothing to do with the movie, and it flat out lies to the audience about what they are going to get. (“A Love Story.” Really?!) But it’s sexy.
Robert De Niro will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award from The Hollywood Foreign Press Association at next year’s Golden Globes. In response, Tom O’Neil wonders why the organization continues to shun women and minorities.
Jeff Wells sits down with “Biutiful” director Alejandro Gonzales Inarritu.
Vanity Fair explains why “The King’s Speech” will win the Oscar for Best Picture.
While Anne Thompson explores the Oscar chances of more mainstream films like “Secretariat” and “Morning Glory,” which opens today.
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