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Johnny Depp teams with Keith Richards for new Doc

BY STAFF Johnny Depp will be directing a documentary on The Rolling Stone’s guitarist Keith Richards, who plays Depp’s father in the “Pirates of the Carribbean” movies. Depp told European media, “Now that I’m wiser, and that enough time has passed, I can experience directing again.” Depp says that his editor[...]

And the Oscar nominees are…

For the first time since 1943 the Oscars feature 10 best-picture contenders instead of the usual five. “Avatar” and “Hurt Locker” lead the way at Oscar nominations with 9 noms each including best picture and director for former spouses James Cameron and Kathryn Bigelow. Also, interesting to note is the fact[...]

Oscars Nominees: “Avatar” and “Hurt Locker” lead the way at Oscar nominations with 9 noms each

For the first time since 1943 the Oscars feature 10 best-picture contenders instead of the usual five. “Avatar” and “Hurt Locker” lead the way at Oscar nominations with 9 noms each including best picture and director for former spouses James Cameron and Kathryn Bigelow. Also, interesting to note is the fact[...]

Drew Barrymore laces up her skates

By SEAN O’CONNELL HollywoodNews.com stays on top of the latest DVD and Blu-ray releases so you know which films are worth your time and money. This week, we recommend: Whip It It’s tough to peg why Drew Barrymore’s directorial debut didn’t catch on when it spun through theaters last fall. The comedy on[...]

Kathryn Bigelow Wins DGA Award

Last night at the Directors Guild Awards a director was selected as the winner of this year’s “Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film. The nominees were Kathryn Bigelow, James Cameron, Lee Daniels, Quentin Tarantino and Jason Reitman. KATHRYN BIGELOW WINS BEST DIRECTOR FOR THE HURT LOCKER “This is the most[...]

ROADSIDE ATTRACTIONS PICKS UP “WINTER’S BONE”

Park City, Utah (January 30, 2010): In a deal for one of Sundance’s most critically-acclaimed films, Variety reports that Roadside Attractions has acquired all North American rights to Debra Granik’s Dramatic Competition thriller WINTER’S BONE. Featuring an astonishing, star-making performance from actress Jennifer Lawrence (Jodie Foster’s upcoming Mel Gibson starrer[...]

On the gilded path to Oscar night

BY GINA PICCALO The ever-affable Sandra Bullock, elegant in a red velvet dress and stilettos, was surrounded by a swarm of conspicuously underdressed journalists, leading an animated discussion about macaroons of all things. A few feet away under a crystal chandelier, “The Blind Side” director John Lee Hancock earnestly praised the[...]

“Moneyball” back in the game

The Hollywood Reporter reports that “Moneyball,” based on the best selling book by Michael Lewis, is back on the table. Bennett Miller is in negotiations to direct the Columbia film that stars Brad Pitt and follows the general manager of the Oakland A’s and how he changed the game of[...]
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