Tag Archives: Debra Granik

The Hunger Games: The hunt for a new director is on

HollywoodNews.com: The Playlist doesn’t break news all that often, merely seeing fit to be a one-stop shop for the movie news that everyone else breaks during the day (I don’t mean that as an insult, The Playlist is the site I go to if I only have time to surf[...]

James Franco teaching NYU film class

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Maybe James Franco was distracted by his upcoming syllabus? That’s the latest theory floating around regarding Franco’s listless turn hosting the Academy Awards, now that we know he’ll be teaching a graduate school class at NYU. Franco will teach a third-year course on directing at the Tisch School of[...]

Spirit Awards 2011 predictions and Joel McHale comments

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The day before the annual Academy Awards ceremony belongs to the Spirit Awards, when Hollywood’s independent film community – which currently reflects the Oscar community thanks to double-dipping films like “Black Swan,” “Winter’s Bone” and “The Kids Are All Right” – takes to the sands in Santa[...]

“Winter’s Bone”: usually a bridesmaid, rarely a bride

By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: Stiff competition in the 2010 film season is edging out worthy contenders like “Winter’s Bone”. With an impressive 68 nominations spanning 23 recognizing entities, “Winter’s Bone” has secured 21 wins, yet few in conjunction with Hollywood’s most prestigious awards. The plot follows a teenage girl[...]

Debra Granik on Jennifer Lawrence, Oscar season and her Golden Globe-nominated “Winter’s Bone” — EXCLUSIVE

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Nearly a year ago to the day, Debra Granik took her grim, guttural, determined family drama “Winter’s Bone” to the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, where the picture won the Grand Jury Prize and the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award. It was the first of many accolades Granik’s picture would[...]

James Franco and Anne Hathaway to host Oscars? – AWARDS SEASON ROUNDUP

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com’s Awards Season Roundup collects insights from around the Internet on films that are running in the Oscar race. Are James Franco and Anne Hathaway preparing to host the Oscars? They may be handing an Oscar to David Fincher’s “The Social Network,” which was named the best film of[...]

Jennifer Lawrence at the Hollywood Awards Gala

HollywoodNews.com: A natural talent with a striking presence and undeniable energy, Jennifer Lawrence is one of Hollywood’s most promising young actresses. She was most recently seen in Debra Granik’s “Winter’s Bone” for which she won the Best Actress Award at the Seattle International Film Festival and The Blue Angel Award[...]

Hollywood Fest to Honor Zach Galifianakis and Jennifer Lawrence at the Hollywood Awards Gala

HollywoodNews.com: The 14th Annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Awards, presented by Starz, are pleased to announce that the star of “Due Date” Zach Galifianakis will receive the “Hollywood Comedy Actor Award” and actress Jennifer Lawrence will be recognized with the “New Hollywood Award,” at the Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony. The[...]

2010 Sundance Film Festival Winners

2010 Sundance Film Festival Award Winners: Grand Jury Prize, Dramatic: Winter’s Bone, directed by Debra Granik Grand Jury Prize, Documentary: Restrepo, directed by Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington World Cinema Jury Prize, Dramatic: Animal Kingdom, written and directed by David Michôd. World Cinema Jury Prize, Documentary: The Red Chapel (Det Røde Kapel), directed by Mads Brügger. Dramatic Audience Award: happythankyoumoreplease,[...]

ROADSIDE ATTRACTIONS PICKS UP “WINTER’S BONE”

Park City, Utah (January 30, 2010): In a deal for one of Sundance’s most critically-acclaimed films, Variety reports that Roadside Attractions has acquired all North American rights to Debra Granik’s Dramatic Competition thriller WINTER’S BONE. Featuring an astonishing, star-making performance from actress Jennifer Lawrence (Jodie Foster’s upcoming Mel Gibson starrer[...]