Tag Archives: David Strathairn

Ewan McGregor steps behind the camera with “American Pastoral”

Later on this week, Ewan McGregor officially becomes the latest actor to turn filmmaker when his directorial debut American Pastoral hits theaters. In the lead up to its debut at the Toronto Film Festival, the buzz suggested that McGregor had a potentially Academy Award friendly movie on his hands. In[...]

“Godzilla” won’t contend for a Best Picture nomination…but it should

Last night I finally saw the reboot of Godzilla at a press screening here in New York and boy oh boy was I blown away. The once campy monster has gotten a serious, Christopher Nolan-esque treatment from up and coming filmmaker Gareth Edwards, and the results are insanely satisfying. Much[...]

James Franco’s ‘Howl’ opens in two cities today

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: “Howl” starring James Franco as poet Allen Ginsberg opens in New York and San Francisco today and in Los Angeles a week from now before a full national rollout. The film, which opened the Outfest Film Festival over the summer, is the story of how the young poet’s[...]

What you missed backstage from the Emmy Winners’ Circle

By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith HollywoodNews.com: George Clooney proved again how utterly charming he is, Al Pacino quoted Michelangelo, and Kyra Sedgwick talked the fifth time being the charm backstage at the 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. Maybe it was that First Amendment question that got things rolling. George Clooney,[...]

2010 Primetime Emmy Awards Complete Winner List

HollywoodNews.com: The 62nd Annual Primetime Emmys featured some wins from a handful of newcomers, as well as some repeat wins from previous years. As “Mad Men” took home the award for Best Drama Series and “Modern Family” took home the Emmy for Best Comedy Series, these shows aren’t the only[...]

James Franco’s ‘Howl’ releases new trailer and poster

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: Howl was certainly a provocative choice to open the Outfest Film Festival last week. The movie stars James Franco as poet Allen Ginsberg and gives the young actor one of the best roles of his career. We get a front row seat to Ginsberg’s development as an artist[...]

James Franco’s ‘Howl’ to open Outfest 2010

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: Outfest is always one of my absolute favorite times of the year. It is 11 glorious days of LGBT films of all genres, terrific panels and parties and the venues are just filled with gifted filmmakers and appreciative audiences. It is heaven and I know plenty of people[...]

James Franco’s “Howl” to open Outfest Film Festival

By Greg Hernandez This should make for a sensational opening night for Outfest 2010! It’s just been announced that the 28th edition of the LA LGBT film festival will open July 8 with Howl, the debut narrative feature from acclaimed documentarians Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman. It stars James Franco, David Strathairn, Jon[...]