Tag Archives: Blythe Danner

Jason Sudeikis continues to impress as a romantic lead with “Tumbledown”

Last spring, I had this to say about the recent turns of actor Jason Sudeikis while on the festival circuit: “I really love seeing an actor prove that they have another side to themselves, especially when it’s a comedic performer showing off their dramatic chops.” I went on to say[...]

Which categories will be the most competitive this year?

Of the many things that you can consider when thinking about the Oscar race, one that I like to ponder from time to time is which categories will be the most competitive. I hinted at this in another piece this week, but certain categories are shaping up to be stronger[...]

“Carol”, “The Diary of a Teenage Girl”, “Spotlight”, and “Tangerine” lead the Gotham nominations

The 2015 precursor season has officially begun folks. Yes, nominations have been announced for the 25th Annual IFP Gotham Independent Film Awards. By and large, the Gotham Awards and their nominations start off the precursors, with this year being no exception. As always, some curveballs were thrown, as well as[...]

Jennifer Lawrence: Looking at potential Best Actress contenders

HOLLYWOOD CONTENDERS: Ladies and gentlemen, as you all know from the last year or so as well as my handful of articles again during this year, it’s one thing to read early Academy Award predictions at this point in the year in order to see what folks like myself think[...]

Melanie Lynskey shines in emotional Sundance hit “Hello, I Must Be Going” – AWARDS

Hollywoodnews.com: Tweet about Melanie Lynskey, and the actress might respond. I took to the social media tool shortly after screening Todd Louiso’s Sundance hit “Hello, I Must Be Going” to comment on Lynskey’s heartwrenching, multi-faceted performance. Not that I was surprised. She consistently has delivered engrossing turns in welcome dramas[...]

Gwyneth Paltrow wins Emmy for her “Glee” role

HollywoodNews.com: As if she wasn’t already perfect enough, now Gwyneth Paltrow has an Emmy to go along with her Oscar. She was named winner of the Emmy for outstanding guest actress in a comedy for her performance as substitute teacher Holly Holliday on Glee. It’s frankly been Paltrow’s best role in years.[...]

Could Robert Pattinson have some dreamboat competition?

By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith HollywoodNews.com: Will 2011 be the year that Tom Sturridge joins his close pal Robert Pattinson as a leading big screen dreamboat? That’s what some movie insiders are predicting, with the 25-year-old British actor of “Vanity Fair” and “Pirate Radio” fame coming up with[...]

Gwyneth Paltrow will be taking care of Christmas dinner

HollywoodNews.com: Gwyneth Paltrow has a tall order in front of her as Christmas dinner will apparently be her task to take care of this year. The ‘Country Strong’ star is allegedly cooking up the holiday meal for her family, reports PopEater. Gwyneth’s mom, Blythe Danner, revealed that her daughter will be[...]

Adrien Brody attaches himself to Kaye’s “Detachment”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Adrien Brody has accepted the lead in Tony Kaye’s “Detachment,” Which chronicles three weeks in the lives of several high school teachers, administrators and students through the eyes of a substitute teacher. Brody isn’t the only Oscar winner in Kaye’s “class.” He’ll join Marcia Gay Harden[...]

Dustin Hoffman might be a “Little Focker” after all

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Is Dustin Hoffman being recruited to rescue “Little Fockers” at the last minute? That might be extreme, though there’s a report circling the Web today that the Oscar winner is being tapped to reprise his role of Bernis Focker — Ben Stiller’s proud papa — for reshoots to[...]