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The 82nd Academy Awards: If I had been a voter

As I mentioned last time out, this series has officially returned. Yes, once again I’m going to be taking a look back at a recent (or now recent-ish) Oscar lineup and explaining what my vote would have been in each of the big eight categories we all follow so intently[...]

Oscars®: The Top 25 (Best Original Song)

Continuing on with this weekly series I’m doing here at the site, we’re talking the top 25 Oscar winners in just about every single one of the Academy Award categories out there for us to discuss. Aside from the short categories and likely something harder to rank like Best Sound[...]

One year later, ‘Crazy Heart’ still winning awards

HollywoodNews.com: The charming, Jeff Bridges-starring indie film “Crazy Heart” is still picking up awards one year after its victorious night at the 2010 Academy Awards. In a pre-telecast ceremony Sunday afternoon, Crazy Heart picked up two Grammys: one for best compilation soundtrack and the other for best song written for motion[...]

Jeff Bridges, Colin Farrell strum through DVD release of “Crazy Heart”

BY SEAN O’CONNELL HollywoodNews.com stays on top of the latest DVD and Blu-ray releases so you know which films are worth your time and money. This week, we recommend: Crazy Heart (*** out of 4) Was there ever a question Jeff Bridges was taking home the Best Actor Oscar at this year’s Academy[...]

Ready for your closeup, Oscar

By ROBERT W. WELKOS “The Hurt Locker” vs. “Avatar.” Bullock vs. Streep. Cameron vs. Bigelow. If this sounds like matchups at a sporting event, well, the Academy Awards is all that and then some. Who was it who said the Oscars are women’s Super Bowl? Well, a lot of men will be watching,[...]

Crazy Awards Season for “Crazy Heart” Star

BY GINA PICCALO Jeff Bridges sounded a little congested on the phone. It was around 11 o’clock on a Monday morning, the day before he got news of his fifth Oscar nomination. But it was still early by his measure. There were shades of The Dude in his loping cadence. And[...]

Will Mel Gibson ‘Edge’ Kristen Bell?

BY SEAN O’CONNELL Edge of Darkness (**1/2 out of 4) Mel Gibson didn’t forget how to play a bloodthirsty, vengeful bad ass during his self-imposed, seven-year acting hiatus. That inner pool of feral rage and icy intensity Gibson routinely dips into has more than enough liquid left for one last dunk, even[...]

Costume Designers Guild announce nominees

The Costume Designers Guild has announced their nominations for the 3 awards that they will bestow (Contemporary, Period, Fantasy), where “Avatar,” “Crazy Heart,” and “Bruno” are praised for the computer generated images. Below is the full list: Contemporary “(500) Days of Summer” (Hope Hanafin) “Bruno” (Jason Alper) “Crazy Heart” (Doug Hall) (right; Fox Searchlight) “Precious” (Marina[...]

BAFTA announces 2010 nominations

BAFTA has announced the nominations and the list includes lead nods going to “Avatar,” “An Education,” and “The Hurt Locker.” That is not to say that they didn’t throw us some surprises in the meantime. Many films that have been in the buzz that were left out are the acclaimed[...]

Mo’Nique Wins Supporting Actress At Critics Choice Movie Awards

Last night Monique won “Best Supporting Actress” at the Broadcast Film Critics Association’s Critics’ Choice Movie Awards. Soon video to be posted from behind the scenes with reporters asking her why she has not shown up at certain events. Interesting to note that “Avatar” won six prizes at Friday’s Critics Choice[...]
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