Tag Archives: Babel

The best of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt

There aren’t many power couples in Hollywood anymore, but Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are certainly one of them. They haven’t worked on the same project together since Mr. and Mrs. Smith, but tomorrow they co-star in By the Sea, which Jolie also wrote and directed. I wrote briefly about[...]

“Birdman”: What’s Up with the 2015 Awards Race

Directed by: Alejandro González Iñárritu Written by: Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Armando Bo, and Alexander Dinelaris Main Cast: Michael Keaton, Edward Norton, Emma Stone, Naomi Watts, Zach Galifianakis, Amy Ryan, Andrea Riseborough, and more… Past Oscar relations: Iñárritu was nominated for directing and co-producing Babel, Norton has been nominated twice (Best Supporting[...]

“Argo” on its way to Oscar – Ben Affleck

The winners of the Directors Guild of America Outstanding Directorial Achievement Awards for 2012 were announced tonight during the 65th Annual DGA Awards Dinner at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland in Los Angeles. Ben Affleck won the DGA’s Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for[...]

Hollywood Film Festival Honors “Transformers: Dark of the Moon,” Lubezki, Mirrione, and Murakami

HollywoodNews.com: 2011 Hollywood Film Festival Honors “Transformers: Dark of the Moon,” Lubezki, Mirrione, and Murakami “Transformers: Dark of the Moon,” Cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki, Editor Stephen Mirrione, Production Designer James Murakami and Visual Effects Supervisor Scott Farrar will be honored at the Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony. The 15th Annual Hollywood Film Festival and[...]

Brad Pitt: Hot Hollywood Celebrity Photo Gallery of the Day

HollywoodNews.com: Our selected celebrity to be included in our “Hot Hollywood Celebrity Photo Gallery of the Day” is Brad Pitt. Terrence Malick’s “The Tree of Life,” one of the most anticipated films of the Cannes festival (if not of the entire year), finally screened for critics in France this[...]

Cate Blanchett to present at the 83rd Academy Awards ceremony

HollywoodNews.com: Academy Award®-winning actress Cate Blanchett will be a presenter at the 83rd Academy Awards ceremony, telecast producers Bruce Cohen and Don Mischer announced today. Blanchett is a five-time Academy Award nominee, who took home the Supporting Actress Oscar® in 2004 for her performance as Katharine Hepburn in “The Aviator.” [...]

TIFF ’10: Affleck anchors ‘The Town,’ and there’s real beauty in ‘Biutiful’

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: A bleak start to the Toronto International Film Festival … not due to quality, but due to content. I don’t have time to dig too deeply into either film from this morning, as I’m running out the door to an evening double feature. But here are quick[...]

TIFF ’10: Javier Bardem and Alejandro González Iñárritu are “Biutiful”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We continue to preview anticipated titles screening at the 35th Toronto International Film Festival in our “Road to Toronto” feature. The fest kicks off on Sept. 9, and HollywoodNews.com will be on the ground bringing you reviews, interviews, and a clearer glimpse at the ever-shifting Oscar race. To read[...]

Javier Bardem in “Biutiful” trailer, but when will movie be released?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Oscar-nominated directors aren’t supposed to have such a difficult time securing distribution for their pictures. And yet the gifted Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu still doesn’t have a solid U.S. release date for “Biutiful,” his follow-up to the Best Picture-nominated “Babel.” Standing in its way could be the lukewarm reception[...]

Julian Schnabel’s ‘Miral’ gets picked up by The Weinstein Company

HollywoodNews.com: The Weinstein Company has acquired North American theatrical rights from Pathé to Julian Schnabel’s latest film Miral. The film chronicles Hind Husseinis efforts to establish an orphanage in Jerusalem after the 1948 partition of Palestine and the creation of the state of Israel. Miral is based on a[...]