Can we learn anything about this year's Oscar race from the Gotham nominations?                "What They Had" finds welcome humor in a tragic setting                Glenn Close, Hugh Jackman and Director Damien Chazelle to Receive Hollywood Film Awards                Ben Foster continues a hot streak with “Galveston”                Paul Dano and Zoe Kazan have captured brilliance with "Wildlife"                Amandla Stenberg, John David Washington, Yalitza Aparicio, Felix Van Groeningen & Crazy Rich Asians To Receive Hollywood Film Awards                David Gordon Green puts his stamp on "Halloween" and crafts a terrific sequel                "Can You Ever Forgive Me?" deliciously pairs Richard E. Grant with Melissa McCarthy                "22 July" sees Paul Greengrass effectively depict another tragic historical event                Timothée Chalamet and Rachel Weisz to be Honored at Hollywood Film Awards                Steve Carell and Timothée Chalamet are gunning for awards with "Beautiful Boy"                "Bad Times At The El Royale" is overstuffed yet pulpy fun from Drew Goddard                87 films will contend for Best Foreign Language Feature this year                "First Man" is another stunning achievement for Damien Chazelle and Ryan Gosling                Updated Academy Award predictions for early October        

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“Foxcatcher” has announced itself as an awards player at Cannes

Earlier this week, Bennett Miller’s third directorial outing Foxcatcher debuted at the Cannes Film Festival to pretty much rave reviews. In an instant, it went from a potential Oscar hopeful to a likely nominee. Ever since pundits like myself first thought the movie was hitting last year, it’s been spoken[...]

Foxcatcher will debut at Cannes and might be on a collision course with Oscar

About a month ago, I wrote a piece here that speculated on some of the Academy Award hopefuls that might be debuting at the Cannes Film Festival. Well, the lineup for Cannes has been announced (at least the preliminary list of titles…look for some movies to be added in the[...]

Philip Seymour Hoffman (1967-2014)

Very sad news has been confirmed today as the tremendously talented actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead at the much too young age of 46. No cause of death is currently known, but Hoffman has struggled with substance abuse in the past and an overdose is suspected here. Few[...]

Scarlett Johansson to make directorial debut

HollywoodNews.com: Scarlett Johansson will be following in the feet of a number of actresses as she will step behind the camera to make her directorial debut. Johansson is reportedly set to direct an adaptation of ‘Summer Crossing,’ a Truman Capote novella about a teenage debutante, states Entertainment Weekly. Tristine Skyler will[...]

Bennett Miller receiving Hollywood Director Award for “Moneyball” – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Bennett Miller’s work on the baseball drama “Moneyball” largely went unheralded. Critics fawned over Brad Pitt’s multi-faceted performance as Oakland A’s general manager Billy Beane, and sang the praises of Jonah Hill as he risked and stretched in his first non-comedic role. But repeat viewings of “Moneyball”[...]

Steve Carell starring in Bennett Miller’s “Moneyball” follow up

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Several eyes are on Bennett Miller, now that his “Moneyball” is attracting all types of awards attentions. Miller, after all, arrived on the scene with the respected “Capote” – earning Philip Seymour Hoffman his first Oscar for a powerful performance – and now with “Moneyball,” he’s revealed[...]

Brad Pitt’s “Moneyball” closing Tokyo Film Festival – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Given the popularity of baseball in Japan (did anyone else watch the country’s amazing run through the most recent Little League World Series?), this move seems like a no-brainer. But now it’s official: Bennett Miller’s “Moneyball” will close this year’s Tokyo International Film Festival on Oct. 30.[...]

Oscars: Will Natalie Portman Lose Oscar?

By Paul Sheehan at GoldDerby.com HollywoodNews.com: As the saying goes, “Win on Saturday, lose on Sunday.” This axiom refers to the less-than-impressive track record of Indie Spirit winners repeating at the Academy Awards. Of the 48 Indie Spirit acting champs to contend the following day at the Oscars, only 10[...]

TIFF ’10: Philip Seymour Hoffman’s “Jack Goes Boating”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We’re officially one week away from the 35th Toronto International Film Festival, and we still have so much left to discuss 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[...]

Brad Pitt loses beard for “Moneyball” role

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: To some, the big news might be that Brad Pitt finally shaved that scraggly, unkempt patch of facial hair he’d been sporting for some time now. Maybe things are different in the South of France, where Pitt resides with Angelina Jolie and their brood. But here in[...]