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“The Founder” offers Michael Keaton a juicy role to bite into

Tue, Jan 17 2017


I will never fully understand the thinking behind this movie’s long review embargo. The Founder began screening more than a month ago, but until this week, when it hits theaters, the film has been somewhat under lock and key. It’s a shame too, since with the right backing, this could have been more of a player, notably for Mic ... READ MORE
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Potential snubs to consider in anticipation of the Academy Award nominations

Mon, Jan 16 2017


As much as I’ve been spending the last few months (a full year, actually) really concentrating on who and what will be getting Oscar nominations, there’s another side to that coin. Namely, there’s always a few big snubs on nomination morning. The Academy Awards are notorious for random omissions, so next week will almost ... READ MORE
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Oscar predictions for the new year: 2017

Fri, Jan 13 2017

Friday the 13th. Talk about the proper time to update some predictions, right? After the Golden Globes and the Directors Guild announcements, the race for Academy Award nominations is perhaps beginning to come into focus. With ballots being due today for the Oscars and only a few weeks to go before the nomination results are announced, t ... READ MORE
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DGA nominations announced and include frontrunner Damien Chazelle

Thu, Jan 12 2017


Today, the Directors Guild of America (or DGA) announced their nominees, further shaping the Oscar race. They come hot on the heels of yesterday featuring the American Society of Cinematographers (or ASC) announcing, as well as the Makeup Artists & Hair Stylists Guild. Earlier today, before DGA, the Costume Designers Guild announced t ... READ MORE
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Can “Deadpool” really become an Oscar nominee?

Wed, Jan 11 2017


One of the most interesting developments during the recent part of the precursor season is the surprising strength that Deadpool has shown. From the Golden Globes to the Writers Guild to yesterday the Producers Guild, this odd little blockbuster has popped up in a number of places. Not only has it given rise to plenty of folks speculating ... READ MORE
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BAFTA loves “La La Land” and the Producers Guild of America nominations are revealed

Tue, Jan 10 2017


Moments ago, the Producers Guild of America (or PGA) announced their nominations. This comes on the heels of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (better known as BAFTA) announcing their nominees in the wee early hours. Between BAFTA and PGA, a few pieces of the precursor puzzle have been put together. The Oscars still have a b ... READ MORE
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“La La Land” sets a record as the big winner at the Golden Globes

Mon, Jan 9 2017 Comments Off on “La La Land” sets a record as the big winner at the Golden Globes
Last night, the glitziest awards show of the season so far went down, with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announcing[...]

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“La La Land” sets a record as the big winner at the Golden Globes

Mon, Jan 9 2017 Comments Off on “La La Land” sets a record as the big winner at the Golden Globes
Last night, the glitziest awards show of the season so far went down, with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announcing[...]

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Brad Pitt Brings Sons to ‘World War Z’ Set

Mon, Jul 4 2011 Add Comment
HollywoodNews.com: Brad Pitt’s in the Southern European country of Malta this holiday weekend, currently shooting the zombie epic ‘World War[...]

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Selena Gomez not spending Christmas with Justin Bieber

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HollywoodNews.com: Although they seem to be rekindling their romance, it looks like Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber are still taking[...]

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‘Avatar’ tops $1B worldwide & weekend with $68.3M

Sun, Jan 3 2010 Add Comment
Avatar did it again. Another $68.3 million weekend and passing $1 billion worldwide according to The Insider. This is the[...]

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Ricky Gervais Supports Steve Carrell’s Decision to Leave “The Office”

Fri, Jul 2 2010 Add Comment
HollywoodNews.com: Even though it would be breaking the hearts of every loyal fan of “The Office,” Steve Carrell announced his[...]
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Wally Pfister – A Preview of “Inception”

Sun, May 16 2010 Add Comment
By Bob Fisher Hollywoodnews.com: Put “Inception” on your list of must see summer films. Cinematographer Wally Pfister, ASC teamed up[...]

CAUSES »

Presenters include Casey Affleck, Warren Beatty, Clint Eastwood, Andrew Garfield, Kate Hudson, Jonah Hill, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Anna Kendrick, Sir Ben Kingsley, Lenny Kravitz, Leslie Mann, Julianne Moore, Dev Patel, Susan Sarandon and Vince Vaughn

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dick clark productions announced today the parade of stars slated to attend and present this year’s honors at the 20th[...]

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“La La Land” sets a record as the big winner at the Golden Globes

Mon, Jan 9 2017 Comments Off on “La La Land” sets a record as the big winner at the Golden Globes
Last night, the glitziest awards show of the season so far went down, with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announcing[...]

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Coachella expanding to two weekends in 2012

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By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It is one of the biggest outdoor music festivals of its kind in the United States. And[...]

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Celebrity plastic surgeon on “Goldilocks phenomenon”

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By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith HollywoodNews.com: Playboy centerfold cum “Dancing With the Stars” contestant Kendra Wilkinson has been quite[...]

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Oscar predictions for the first half of December

Fri, Dec 16 2016 Comments Off on Oscar predictions for the first half of December
All of a sudden, a matter of days can make someone’s predictions feel really out of date, can’t it? My[...]

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2017 movie releases to look forward to

Mon, Jan 2 2017 Comments Off on 2017 movie releases to look forward to
Welcome to 2017 folks! First of all, a belated Happy New Year to you all. Hopefully you had a fun[...]

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George Clooney’s “The Descendants” announces its DVD release

Tue, Feb 28 2012 Add Comment
By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Fresh off of its Academy Award win for Best Adapted Screenplay, “The Descendants” announces its upcoming DVD[...]

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George Clooney’s “The Descendants” announces its DVD release

Tue, Feb 28 2012 Add Comment
By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Fresh off of its Academy Award win for Best Adapted Screenplay, “The Descendants” announces its upcoming DVD[...]

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2017 movie releases to look forward to

Mon, Jan 2 2017 Comments Off on 2017 movie releases to look forward to
Welcome to 2017 folks! First of all, a belated Happy New Year to you all. Hopefully you had a fun[...]

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“Saving Private Ryan” by Steven Spielberg: Foote In Film

Sat, Apr 10 2010 2 Comments
BY JOHN H. FOOTE SAVING PRIVATE RYAN (1998) – Directed by Steven Spielberg (****) So much has been written about the film’s[...]

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Golden Globes’ Red Carpet Photo Gallery Part 1

Mon, Jan 17 2011 Add Comment
Hollywoodnews.com: Like every year the stars looked more like fashionistas than actors. They paraded through the 68th Annual Golden Globe[...]

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Lea Michele talks love of cooking but lack of skills

Thu, Nov 15 2012 Add Comment
HollywoodNews.com: ‘Glee’ star Lea Michele certainly loves to try out her cooking skills in the kitchen, but it sounds like[...]

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“Harry Potter,” Katy Perry clean up at People’s Choice Awards 2012

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By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Pop singer Katy Perry and the final “Harry Potter” film cleaned up at the People’s Choice Awards[...]

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2017 movie releases to look forward to

Mon, Jan 2 2017 Comments Off on 2017 movie releases to look forward to
Welcome to 2017 folks! First of all, a belated Happy New Year to you all. Hopefully you had a fun[...]

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“La La Land” sets a record as the big winner at the Golden Globes

Mon, Jan 9 2017 Comments Off on “La La Land” sets a record as the big winner at the Golden Globes
Last night, the glitziest awards show of the season so far went down, with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announcing[...]

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“The Revenant” starring Leo DiCaprio: Oscar predictions for July

Fri, Jul 24 2015 Comments Off on “The Revenant” starring Leo DiCaprio: Oscar predictions for July
Now fully into the second half of the year (and believe it or not, we’re almost done with July), it’s[...]

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“La La Land” sets a record as the big winner at the Golden Globes

Mon, Jan 9 2017 Comments Off on “La La Land” sets a record as the big winner at the Golden Globes
Last night, the glitziest awards show of the season so far went down, with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announcing[...]

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Oops John Carter Bombs. What happened?

Sun, Mar 11 2012 3 Comments
By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: It was judgment day for the much-debated John Carter, as Disney’s $250-300 million sci-fi adventure finally was[...]

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Joe Jonas is the “Hollywood Celebrity of the Week”

Sun, Jul 10 2011 3 Comments
Hollywoodnews.com: Years ago, there were the Jonas Brothers. These days, it’s all about Joe. Granted, the 21-year-old singer-songwriter is in the[...]

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Review: ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides’ – an arduous journey that offers few rewards

Thu, May 19 2011 Add Comment
HollywoodNews.com: As far as cultural phenomenon are concerned, I admit that I’ve never been a huge fan of the[...]

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“Winter’s Bone”: usually a bridesmaid, rarely a bride

Sun, Feb 13 2011 Add Comment
By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: Stiff competition in the 2010 film season is edging out worthy contenders like “Winter’s Bone”. [...]

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

Thu, Jan 13 2011 Add Comment
By Todd Gilchrist hollywoodnews.com: It’s taken several years and several dozen delays, setbacks and rumors, but on Friday, January 14, “The[...]

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Robert Downey Jr. talks Iron Man, Avengers at Hero Complex

Mon, Jun 13 2011 Add Comment
By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Robert Downey Jr. made a surprise appearance at the Hero Complex Film Festival on Sunday to join[...]

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HollywoodNews.com Wishes You Happy Holidays and a Great New Year

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By Carlos de Abreu – Publisher hollywoodnews.com: I would like to wish you and your family Happy Holidays and a great[...]

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Warner Music Nashville scraps full albums for double EPs

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BY LINELLE SCHULTZ Warner Music Nashville has decided to scrap the 10-plus traditional album in return for two six-song CDs (more[...]

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Diesel Black Gold/NYFW Livestream!

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HollywoodNews.com: Designer, Sophia Kokosalaki and her team have infused their latest collection with a touch of antique and a[...]

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‘Oz: The Great and Powerful’ earned an impressive $2 million at 10pm/midnight last night

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Let’s do the quick midnight math, shall we? Sam Raimi’s Oz: The Great and Powerful earned an impressive $2[...]

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“La La Land” sets a record as the big winner at the Golden Globes

Mon, Jan 9 2017 Comments Off on “La La Land” sets a record as the big winner at the Golden Globes
Last night, the glitziest awards show of the season so far went down, with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announcing[...]

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“La La Land” sets a record as the big winner at the Golden Globes

Mon, Jan 9 2017 Comments Off on “La La Land” sets a record as the big winner at the Golden Globes
Last night, the glitziest awards show of the season so far went down, with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announcing[...]

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Golden Globe Awards Announce 2014 Nominees

Sat, Dec 21 2013 Comments Off on Golden Globe Awards Announce 2014 Nominees
The race for the 2014 Golden Globe awards is officially underway with the announcement of the nominees, and award watchers[...]

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Danny Boyle’s “127 Hours” targets early November release date

Fri, Jul 30 2010 Add Comment
By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Danny Boyle’s follow up to his Oscar-winning “Slumdog Millionaire” has a release date. “127 Hours,” a based-on-a-true-story[...]

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Red Carpet Photos at the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Gala

Tue, May 5 2015 Comments Off on Red Carpet Photos at the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Gala
The gala celebrating the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art has grown over the years to become a[...]

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Sean Penn: Hot Hollywood Celebrity Photo Gallery of the Day

Sun, May 22 2011 Add Comment
HollywoodNews.com: Our selected celebrity to be included in our “Hot Hollywood Celebrity Photo Gallery of the Day” is Sean[...]

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Sharon Waxman: No comment on The Hollywood Reporter job

Mon, Apr 5 2010 Add Comment
BY ROBERT W. WELKOS Intrigue. Suspense. Denials. No comments. The latest episode in the Tiger Woods or the Jesse James sex[...]

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“Arrested Development” to return with ten episodes and a movie

Sun, Oct 2 2011 1 Comment
By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: The critically acclaimed “Arrested Development” will return to television, its creators have finally announced. [...]

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Mark Wahlberg Trains For and Helps To Cast “The Fighter”

Sun, Jul 18 2010 Add Comment
By Scott Feinberg hollywoodnews.com: I just stumbled upon several YouTube clips that feature Mark Wahlberg – the Oscar-nominated actor (‘The[...]

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Exclusive: Harvey Weinstein on “The Intouchables,” “The Artist” and Quentin Tarantino’s plans for Comic-Con

Fri, Jul 6 2012 Add Comment
By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Harvey Weinstein knows a good movie the minute he sees it. His instincts for backing the right[...]

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From sneakoscopes to firewhiskey: what Muggles can expect from the Harry Potter theme park

Sun, Jun 27 2010 3 Comments
By Whitney Milam HollywoodNews.com: Anyone planning on taking a Portkey to Florida for a visit to Hogwarts this summer should make[...]
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Behind the scenes of creating the sounds of dreams in ‘Inception’

Mon, Jul 19 2010 Add Comment
HollywoodNews.com: Christopher Nolan’s latest film “Inception,” has already pulled in over $60 million on its opening weekend. Now, fans can[...]

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Aaron Sorkin: 2011’s comeback kid

Sun, Jan 30 2011 Add Comment
By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: News of a pilot order from HBO for a new series that chronicles the backstage drama[...]

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This Week in Movies By Pete Hammond

Sun, Jul 10 2011 Add Comment
HollywoodNews.com: Two debuting comedies on different ends of the audience spectrum were upstaged by autobots and decepticons as the[...]

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HollywoodNews.com Wishes You Happy Holidays and a Great New Year

Sat, Dec 25 2010 Add Comment
By Carlos de Abreu – Publisher hollywoodnews.com: I would like to wish you and your family Happy Holidays and a great[...]

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The Awards Race Network is launched – AwardsRace.com

Wed, Aug 1 2012 1 Comment
HollywoodNews.com: Hollywoodnews.com proudly announces the launch of its Awardsrace.com network, which expands with the addition of Awardscircuit.com as an exclusive[...]

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“La La Land” sets a record as the big winner at the Golden Globes

Mon, Jan 9 2017 Comments Off on “La La Land” sets a record as the big winner at the Golden Globes
Last night, the glitziest awards show of the season so far went down, with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announcing[...]

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CBS Films acquired comedy “Toy’s House” at Sundance

Thu, Jan 24 2013 Add Comment
CBS Films announced today it has acquired domestic rights to the coming–of–age comedy TOY’S HOUSE. Directed by Jordan Vogt–‘Roberts from[...]

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Farewell My Dear Friend Murray. I’ll be missing you

Mon, Dec 28 2015 Comments Off on Farewell My Dear Friend Murray. I’ll be missing you
Farewell my dear friend Murray. I’ll be missing you. “This is my baby. This is when it all started. This is[...]

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Review: ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides’ – an arduous journey that offers few rewards

Thu, May 19 2011 Add Comment
HollywoodNews.com: As far as cultural phenomenon are concerned, I admit that I’ve never been a huge fan of the[...]