July 25, 2016
        Hollywood Contenders: Looking at potential Best Actress contenders                "Star Trek Beyond" is a rare success for the 2016 summer movie season                The 2016 New York Film Festival will open with Ava Duvernay's documentary "The 13th"                Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone make us swoon as "La La Land" drops a luminous Teaser Trailer                "Loving" announces itself as an awards player with a great Trailer                Hollywood Contenders: New Oscar Predictions for July                Woody Allen has another crowd pleaser on his hands with "Cafe Society"                Hollywood Contenders: Looking at potential Best Actor contenders                Kristen Stewart shines in the sci-fi love story "Equals"                'Ghostbusters' is an excellent re-invention of the classic franchise                Hollywood Contenders: Looking at potential Best Director contenders                "Captain Fantastic" is one of the year's most pleasant surprises                This week brings an adorable bit of animation in "The Secret Life of Pets"                Aaron Eckhart has plum supporting roles in "Bleed for This" and "Sully"                "Cafe Society", "Captain Fantastic", and "Ghostbusters": Films to see in July        

Interviews

Rogen, Diaz, Chou, Waltz, Gondry and Moritz talk about making ‘The Green Hornet’

By Todd Gilchrist hollywoodnews.com: It’s taken several years and several dozen delays, setbacks and rumors, but on Friday, January 14, “The Green Hornet” finally opens nationwide. Directed by Michel Gondry, the film stars Seth Green and Jay Chou as The Green Hornet and his partner, Kato, who enlist an unwitting expert[...]

Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund and Olivia Wilde talk about rebooting ‘Tron: Legacy’

By Todd Gilchrist hollywoodnews.com: Friday, December 17, marks the culmination of almost three years of effort from director Joe Kosinski and Walt Disney Studios. After a successful proof-of-concept preview screened at Comic-Con in 2008, Disney recruited original ‘Tron’ star Jeff Bridges and enlisted Joe Kosinski to create ‘Tron: Legacy,’ a follow-up[...]

Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis and Darren Aronofksy break down ‘Black Swan’

hollywoodnews.com: Looking at the ads for the new film “Black Swan,” it’s hard to tell precisely what the film is – a ballet movie, a backstage drama, or a horror flick. According to the cast and crew, the only thing they knew for sure about it was that they had[...]

Interview: Drew Barrymore and Justin Long talk about ‘Going the Distance’

By Todd Gilchrist HollywoodNews.com: According to the tabloids, Drew Barrymore and Justin Long have plenty of romantic history in real life. But in Going the Distance, they deal with the very real challenge of keeping a relationship alive from two separate cities (one supposes in comparison to separate movie productions).[...]

INTERVIEW: “Other Guys” Ferrell and Wahlberg on blending comedy with action

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We’re finally able to spill the beans on our exclusive coverage of Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg’s cop comedy “The Other Guys” which opens in theaters this Friday. Last month, we were able to attend a press conference with the “Guys,” as well as director Adam McKay[...]

Interview: Robert Duvall and Sissy Spacek dish on how to ‘Get Low’

By Todd Gilchrist hollywoodnews.com: Although he’s just shy of 80, Robert Duvall seems as active as he did when he started his acting career some 50 years ago: from Boo Radley in To Kill a Mockingbird to Felix Bush in Get Low, Duvall has played every variety of cultured, ignorant, aggressive,[...]

Carey Mulligan talks ‘The Greatest,’ ‘Wall Street,’ ‘My Fair Lady’ and more

Although she had more than ten credits on her resume by the time An Education was released last year, Carey Mulligan came out of nowhere and became the closest thing Hollywood has to an overnight success these days when the film became a surprise hit and a award-season contender. Subsequently,[...]

Exclusive: Oscar-nominee Sally Menke on editing Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Basterds’

BY TODD GILCHRIST On Thursday, February 25, Quentin Tarantino hosted a below-the-line panel for crew members of Inglourious Basterds who were nominated for Academy Awards. Among the participants were Sally Menke, Tarantino’s longtime editor; cinematographer Robert Richardson; visual effects designer John Dykstra; Supervising sound editor Wylie Stateman; and sound re-recording mixers[...]

‘Yellow Handkerchief’ star Kristen Stewart chats about choosing roles

BY TODD GILCHRIST Kristen Stewart, star of the new film The Yellow Handkerchief, told reporters that she doesn’t spend much time strategizing what roles she should play, either personally or professionally. “As much as you can say ‘I’d like to do this because it’s different from what I’ve done before’, I[...]

Johnny Depp talks ‘Alice in Wonderland’

BY TODD GILCHRIST Johnny Depp, star of the upcoming adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland, told reporters that he’s enjoyed a lifelong love of the source material. “I do vaguely remember roughly five years old reading versions of Alice in Wonderland,” Depp said in a press conference Saturday for the[...]