Strong showings for "Eighth Grade" and "You Were Never Really Here" highlight the Independent Spirit Award nominations                Review: Round-Up: "At Eternity's Gate", "The Clovehitch Killer", "Jonathan", and "The Last Race"                "Green Book" is a crowd pleaser of the highest order and a definite Oscar contender                Steve McQueen and a phenomenal ensemble cast help make "Widows" look effortless                "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs" offers something for every type of Coen Brothers fan                Updated Academy Award predictions for early November                Review Round-Up: "Dr. Seuss' The Grinch", "El Angel" "The Long Dumb Road", and "Outlaw King"                Taking a look at potential Best Documentary Feature contenders                "The Front Runner" is a terrific and timely film for right around Election Day                Hollywood Film Awards Marked the Launch of Awards Season                Taking a first crack at Golden Globe predictions                “The Favourite” and “The Front Runner”: Films to see in November                Awkwafina to Host 22nd Hollywood Film Awards                Review Round-Up: "Bodied", "The Nutcracker and the Four Realms", and "The Other Side of the Wind"                Rosamund Pike is a force to be reckoned with in "A Private War"        

Tag Archives: Crime

CARTEL LAND, from Oscar Winner Kathryn Bigelow

With unprecedented access, CARTEL LAND is a riveting, on-the-ground look at the journeys of two modern-day vigilante groups and their shared enemy – the murderous Mexican drug cartels. In the Mexican state of Michoacán, Dr. Jose Mireles, a small-town physician known as “El Doctor,” leads the Autodefensas, a citizen uprising[...]

Zoe Saldana’s Los Angeles home reportedly broken into

HollywoodNews.com: Zoe Saldana is the latest celebrity dealing with her home being broken into as it was reportedly discovered this weekend that someone was in her home while she was away. Saldana had allegedly just recently returned home when she noticed signs of entry and called the police immediately, states TMZ.[...]

“Man on a Ledge”: Did OJ Simpson Confess to the writer?

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: This week’s main offering at the movies is “Man on a Ledge”–described as “ludicrous” by some critics and certainly not an Oscar nominee. (It was a lowly 20% on Rotten Tomatoes, which is like an F.) It’s January, of course, and if you couldn’t release a movie[...]

Lindsay Lohan gets Hawaiian vacation approved by probation officer

HollywoodNews.com: Lindsay Lohan is apparently doing well these days as she has had a trip to Hawaii approved by her probation officer. Lindsay is allowed to travel under the terms of her probation, but she first has to run everything by her probation officer, states TMZ. And it seems that her[...]

Robert De Niro to play Bernie Madoff in new project

HollywoodNews.com: Robert De Niro is reportedly taking on a new, big role as he will allegedly play Bernie Madoff for a new project. HBO spokesperson Nancy Lesser reportedly announced that HBO and the actor’s production team will adapt the book ‘Truth and Consequences: Inside the Life of the Madoff Family’ with[...]

“West Memphis Three” survivor will get “Lord of the Rings” holiday

HollywoodNews.com: The West Memphis Three got a thunderous and rapturous standing ovation last night at the New York Film Festival premiere of “Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory.” It was quite an evening for them, with celebrities like singer Paul Simon, and actress-activist-producer Trudie Styler there to support them. Earlier in the[...]

West Memphis 3 stars make first appearance after being released from prison

HollywoodNews.com: The celebrated West Memphis Three– Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin, Jesse Misskelley, Jr. — made their first appearance together today since being released from prison in August after 17 years. The trio arrived at the end of HBO’s morning press screening of Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky‘s extraordinary “Paradise Lost[...]

“West Memphis 3” coming to NY Film Festival on Monday

HollywoodNews.com: As I wrote and reported first, the West Memphis Three are coming to the New York Film Festival on Monday. They’re doing a day of press for HBO and then joining director Joe Berlinger for the premiere of “Paradise Lost: Purgatory.” Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky have been working on[...]

Johnny Depp apologizes for “rape” comments

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Johnny Depp is learning that certain words should not be used in any context because they are bound to offend. The “Pirates of thee Caribbean” star and two-time Oscar nominee described photo shoots as “rape” in a recent interview with Vanity Fair. “Well, you just feel like[...]

Johnny Depp, Peter Jackson contributed “millions” to West Memphis Three cause

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Now that the West Memphis Three have been released, specific details rise to the surface with regards to the Hollywood powerbrokers who worked behind the scenes to bring justice to the wrongfully jailed men. Peter Jackson has been a vocal advocate of releasing the WM3, who were[...]
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