Barry Jenkins cements himself as an essential voice with "If Beale Street Could Talk"                "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" is the best animated film of the year                Snubs and surprises mark the Screen Actors Guild nominations as "A Star Is Born" leads the way                2018 Critics Choice nominations led by Yorgos Lanthimos' "The Favourite"                Nicole Kidman: Boy Erased and Destroyer - Hollywood Film Tribute                “Beautiful Boy” – Timothée Chalamet: Hollywood Film Tribute                “First Man” by Damien Chazelle: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy - Hollywood Film Tribute                Natalie Portman shines in the otherwise confounding "Vox Lux"                Golden Globe nominations announced! "Vice" leads the charge!                “Green Book” - Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali: Hollywood Film Tribute                "Mary Queen of Scots" can't live up to its royal lineage                "Ben Is Back" sees father and filmmaker Peter Hedges direct his son Lucas Hedges to a brilliant performance                Hollywood Film Tribute: GLENN CLOSE for her excellent performances                A final crack at Golden Globe nominations before Thursday's announcement                “Mary Poppins Returns” and “Once Upon a Deadpool”: Films to see in December        

Tag Archives: Anne Thompson

Experts predict the Golden Globe winners

By Gold Derby News Desk hollywoodnews.com: Here’s the first batch of Golden Globe predictions from these notable pundits: Tim Appelo (Hollywood Reporter), Erik Davis (Cinematical), Pete Hammond (Deadline Hollywood), Joseph Kapsch (Zap2It), Dave Karger (Entertainment Weekly), Guy Lodge (In Contention), Michael Musto (Village Voice), Tom O’Neil (Gold Derby, The Envelope), Steve[...]

“Inside Job,” “‘Superman'” lead Oscar’s doc race: Awards Season Roundup

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. “Inside Job,” “Waiting for ‘Superman,’” “The Tillman Story” and “Restrepo” lead the short list of 15 docs eligible for Oscar consideration. But what about [fill in the blank]?!? As reported[...]

Natalie Portman, “Black Swan” – FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Darren Aronofsky’s “Black Swan” closed AFI Fest 2010 Thursday night, sending several critics and Oscar pundits to Twitter post-screening to sing the film’s praises. The words “brilliant” and “masterpiece” were used so often, I’m surprised they weren’t trending on the social media tool. And IndieWire’s Anne Thompson[...]

Awards Season Roundup: Does Christian Bale have a puncher’s chance for “The Fighter?”

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. Movieline’s latest Oscar charts asks if Christian Bale of “The Fighter” can get into the race, and coins the excellent phrase “Chowderhead Verite.” Sean Penn reportedly will go after a[...]

Awards Season Roundup: Jennifer Lawrence heats up “Winter’s Bone” talk

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. Jennifer Lawrence took a break from filming “X-Men: First Class” and hit the campaign trail in support of “Winter’s Bone.” Check out coverage here, and here. Tyler Perry, meanwhile, opens[...]

Awards Season Roundup: Trades aren’t kind to Tyler Perry’s “Girls”

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. Tyler Perry’s “For Colored Girls,” an adaptation of Ntozake Shange’s beloved play, received its first reviews. They aren’t pretty. The Hollywood Reporter calls it a “train wreck.” Variety was[...]

Awards Season Roundup: Michael Douglas’ Oscar chances (and the “Big C” question)

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. Could Michael Douglas find his way into the Supporting Actor race with “Wall Street 2?” And on the topic, will the actor’s battle with cancer factor into his chances? Guy Lodge[...]

Awards Season Roundup: “Blue Valentine” stock on the rise

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. Vulture looks at Oscar Futures, saying “Blue Valentine” stock is up but “Hereafter” is down after being panned by several critics. Similarly, Movieline charts the ups-and-downs of the Oscar race[...]

Awards Season Roundup: Academy squashes earlier-date debate

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 Academy says it has no plans to move its annual ceremony to an earlier date by 2012. So much for that great idea. As for this year’s race, Tom[...]

The 3D format remains a tool, not a new genre

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: There’s a new article out from Anne Thompson, who I usually enjoy, regarding the alleged downturn of 3D. Basically the gist is that 3D is in peril, and the big savior of the format will be “Tron: Legacy.” The piece itself is harmless, and to be fair[...]
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