February 26, 2017
        Final Predictions for the Academy Awards                Just how many Oscars can "La La Land" potentially win?                "Get Out" is a very promising filmmaking debut for Jordan Peele                Film Independent Spirit Award predictions                WGA winners include "Arrival" and "Moonlight"                Penultimate Oscar predictions                2016 films that will stand the test of time                "A Cure for Wellness" is a beautiful looking and haunting mess                Potential upsets to consider for Oscar night                BAFTA spreads the love with its awards                Updated Oscar predictions as February rolls along                "The LEGO Batman Movie" is a surprising delight                VES Awards are dominated by "The Jungle Book"                Where does the race for Best Picture stand?                The Directors Guild of America rewards Damien Chazelle for "La La Land"        

Tag Archives: Biographical films

Cate Blanchett in “Carol”: Our first big Oscar contender from Cannes 2015

Over the past week or so, the 2015 Cannes Film Festival has slowly unveiled some big time releases. Some, like Woody Allen’s Irrational Man and Gus Van Sant’s The Sea of Trees, have turned out to be longer shots for any Academy Award attention. On the other hand, Cannes has[...]

When will Liam Neeson go back to consistently making awards contenders?

Like many of you, I was pretty surprised and more than a little bit delighted when Liam Neeson made the next act in his illustrious career an action packed one. No one expected Taken to be a hit, or as satisfyingly enjoyable as it was, but it signaled a new[...]

Oscars: Amy Adams to be nominated by Academy Awards

We are keeping our fingers crossed. So, that our frontrunner, Amy Adams, can be nominated for “Best Supporting Actress,” for her great performance in “The Master.” A three-time Academy Award-nominated actress, Amy Adams can currently be seen starring in Paul Thomas Anderson’s “The Master,” opposite Joaquin Phoenix and Philip Seymour Hoffman.[...]

Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln” unveils first official trailer – OSCARS

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Steven Spielberg and Joseph Gordon Levitt introduced the first full trailer for the director’s highly anticipated “Lincoln” during a unique Google+ event in New York City. The full clip gives us an excellent view of Daniel Day-Lewis as our nation’s 16tht president, who is grappling with his[...]

“Gangster Squad” starring Ryan Gosling, Sean Penn, and Josh Brolin to be released January 2013

HollywoodNews.com: In the wake of the Aurora, Colorado tragedy, Warner Brothers has decided to move Ruben Fleischer’s Gangster Squad starring Ryan Gosling, Sean Penn, and Josh Brolin to January 2013. The film, which tells the story of the LAPD trying to keep the East Coast mafia out of Los Angeles during[...]

Hollywood lost a significant voice – Nora Ephron

Hollywoodnews.com: Hollywood lost a significant voice. Screenwriter/director Nora Ephron, a three-time Oscar nominee, lost her battle with leukemia. She was 71. A prolific writer, Ephron’s first credits stretched back to the 1973 television series “Adam’s Rib.” Ten years after, she struck it big on the silver screen when she collaborated with[...]

Gary Oldman retrospective planned for ArcLight Hollywood – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Gary Oldman has been receiving some of the finest reviews of his career for playing retired spy George Smiley in Tomas Alfredsson’s “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy” … and when you think about the performances Oldman has turned in over the years, that’s saying a mouthful. So, it’s[...]

Angelina Jolie’s ambitious In the Land of Blood and Honey is the very definition of a noble failure – AWARDS ALLEY

by Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: Angelina Jolie’s director debut is caught between two very specific goals. On one hand, it wants to be a thoughtful, adult romantic drama that happens to be set during a period of rather ghastly civil war. On the other, because there really hasn’t been a[...]

Charlize Theron glares in latest “Young Adult” poster – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Any time you’re able to make Charlize Theron look marginally ugly, it’s newsworthy. In fact, the last time she attempted it, she won the Academy Award for the hideous transformation in the serial-killer drama “Monster.” Theron’s character doesn’t murder anyone in “Young Adult” (at least, I don’t think[...]

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[...]
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