Tag Archives: Danny Huston

Re-ranking the contenders in Best Supporting Actor

As I’ve been mentioning to you all over the past couple of weeks, with the festival season well underway/now nearing completion and just about all of the major contenders for the Academy Awards having screened or about to screen, now seems like as good a time as any to [...]

TIFF ’10: Robert Redford’s ‘The Conspirator’ a compelling slice of American history

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: A last-minute invitation to Roy Thompson Hall had me sitting down for the Gala premiere of Robert Redford’s “The Conspirator” Saturday evening instead of heading back to the hotel room to write a longer “127 Hours” review. Last-minute schedule changes have been the norm at Toronto this[...]

Cannes prepares to open with “Robin Hood,” but fewer quality films?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We’ll be turning our attention overseas this week as the film industry descends on France for the 63rd annual Cannes Film Festival. The festivities officially launch Wednesday with the premiere of “Robin Hood,” the latest collaboration between director Ridley Scott and leading man Russell Crowe. Cate Blanchett,[...]

Mel Gibson goes to “Edge of Darkness,” now on DVD and Blu-ray

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 review: Edge of Darkness (Blu-ray) No, “Edge of Darkness” does not describe Mel Gibson’s location as he fends off swirling rumors about infidelity. Instead, it’s[...]

Jack Kevorkian: Dr. Death Becomes a Rock Star

By Roger Friedman Dr. Jack Kevorkian: he helped 130 people to their deaths through assisted suicide. He spent 8 1/2 years in jail. And now, at the age of 82, Dr, Death is a rock star. Last night was the New York premiere of Barry Levinson’s excellent new HBO about Kevorkian, “You[...]