Tag Archives: Academy Award for Best Actor

Al Pacino’s Top Ten performances to date

More or less ever since winning an Oscar for Best Actor in Scent of a Woman, Al Pacino has seen less than his fair share of top notch roles. Luckily though, that drought ends this week with David Gordon Green’s Manglehorn, which features Pacino doing easily his best work in[...]

Tom Hanks: The Top 25 (Best Actor)

Yes, this time around I’ll be tackling one of the biggest of the big eight categories in an effort not to save them all for very last, much like with last week. This one is arguably the second biggest of them all…the Best Actor field. This is as prestigious a[...]

Philip Seymour Hoffman (1967-2014)

Very sad news has been confirmed today as the tremendously talented actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead at the much too young age of 46. No cause of death is currently known, but Hoffman has struggled with substance abuse in the past and an overdose is suspected here. Few[...]

Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln” unveils an official poster – OSCARS

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Oscar prognosticators penciled Daniel Day-Lewis into a Best Actor slot ever since it was first revealed that the incredible actor would portray Abraham Lincoln in a biography directed by Steven Spielberg. The convergence of talents all but guarantees multiple Oscar slots for the film, “Lincoln,” which reaches[...]

Sean Penn: Hot Celebrity Photo Gallery

HollywoodNews.com: Our selected celebrity to be included in our “Hot Hollywood Celebrity Photo Gallery of the Week” is Sean Penn. This year, the 12th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates at their World Summit will recognize a high-profile personality making an outstanding contribution to international social justice and[...]

Oscars: “The Artist” cast speaks! — AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Before we put the Academy Awards to bed, I wanted to repost our interviews with the cast and crew of “The Artist,” last night’s winner for Best Picture. Over the course of the lengthy (lengthy) awards marathon, I was lucky enough to interview Best Director winner Michel[...]

Oscars: Can George Clooney upset Jean Dujardin in the Best Actor category? – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: With the Oscars on the horizon, only a handful of races remain up in the air … at least, if you pay attention to the “experts.” Michel Hazanavicius’ “The Artist” appears to be this year’s Best Picture frontrunner, with momentum still swinging between “The Descendants” and “The[...]

Oscars: Best Actor nominee Gary Oldman on the subtleties of “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy” – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: After more than three decades spent crafting some of the most memorable characters in film history, Gary Oldman earned his first Oscar nomination on Tuesday. Stop for a minute and say that out loud. Gary Oldman’s first Oscar nomination. I mean, really, Academy. What took you so[...]

Oscar Nominees: Photo Gallery – Jan. 25, 2012

HollywoodNews.com: Oscar nominations came out yesterday, and now Hollywood is just waiting to hear who will come out a big winner for the big night. With a number of stars, well-known and lesser known, nominated, Hollywood News is taking a look at some of the actors and actresses nominated in both[...]

George Clooney wins Best Actor – Drama at the Golden Globes – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: George Clooney won the Golden Globe for Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama on Sunday evening for his work in Alexander Payne’s “The Descendants.” Clooney triumphed over Leonardo DiCaprio, Michael Fassbender, Ryan Gosling and his best friend, Brad Pitt. With Clooney and Jean[...]
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