"The Sisters Brothers" spins a unique Western yarn                "Colette" is another period piece showcase for Kiera Knightley                John C. Reilly looks like a late breaking Academy Award player in the Trailer for "Stan & Ollie"                Brie Larson saves the day in the First Trailer for "Captain Marvel"                The Toronto International Film Festival boosts "Green Book" with its Top Prize                Updated Academy Award predictions for early September                "White Boy Rick" is a compelling character study and period piece                Taking a look at potential Best Supporting Actress contenders                Shane Black gives "The Predator" his signature clever spin                Venice Film Festival award winners include "The Favourite" and "Roma"                Taking a look at potential Best Supporting Actor contenders                Watch out for Ben Foster in Best Supporting Actor for "Leave No Trace"                "The Favourite" releases a new Trailer to build off of its positive festival buzz                "All About Nina" and "Fahrenheit 11/9": Films to look forward to in September                Trailer for "The Front Runner" and Buzz from Telluride suggest another Oscar player for Jason Reitman        

Tag Archives: David Dobkin

The Toronto Film Festival has crowded the Oscar field in a big way

If there’s one thing you can count on from the Toronto International Film Festival each and every single year, it’s that the fest is going to launch a ton of major Academy Award contenders. This year, that was no exception, as the race really has begun to take its initial[...]

The Toronto Film Festival will again play host to scores of Oscar hopefuls

With today’s announcement that David Dobkin’s film The Judge will open the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival, I figured that it was a good time to talk about the TIFF lineup. That Robert Downey Jr. vehicle will seek to become an awards player, and it’s not alone. Each year, scores[...]

Bennett Miller: 2015 Best Director contenders

As you folks all know, 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 will happen six months from now, but it’s another thing entirely to actually know something about what will be in contention.[...]

King Arthur reboot “Arthur and Lancelot” fast-tracked

By Adam Frazier Hollywoodnews.com: Warner Bros. has fast-tracked the David Dobkin script, “Arthur and Lancelot,” a contemporary re-imagining of the King Arthur legend. The studio has already scheduled the film for a March 15, 2013 release, with a $90 million budget. It was only last month that Warner Bros. paid $2[...]

Peter Jackson being heavily courted to take over “The Hobbit”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: From the “no duh” department of breaking news comes our latest bit of information regarding the gestating, two-part “Hobbit” series. Guess who Warner and MGM really, really, pretty-please-with-sugar-on-top want to direct the films now that Guillermo del Toro has walked away from the project? If you guessed Peter Jackson,[...]