Can we learn anything about this year's Oscar race from the Gotham nominations?                "What They Had" finds welcome humor in a tragic setting                Glenn Close, Hugh Jackman and Director Damien Chazelle to Receive Hollywood Film Awards                Ben Foster continues a hot streak with “Galveston”                Paul Dano and Zoe Kazan have captured brilliance with "Wildlife"                Amandla Stenberg, John David Washington, Yalitza Aparicio, Felix Van Groeningen & Crazy Rich Asians To Receive Hollywood Film Awards                David Gordon Green puts his stamp on "Halloween" and crafts a terrific sequel                "Can You Ever Forgive Me?" deliciously pairs Richard E. Grant with Melissa McCarthy                "22 July" sees Paul Greengrass effectively depict another tragic historical event                Timothée Chalamet and Rachel Weisz to be Honored at Hollywood Film Awards                Steve Carell and Timothée Chalamet are gunning for awards with "Beautiful Boy"                "Bad Times At The El Royale" is overstuffed yet pulpy fun from Drew Goddard                87 films will contend for Best Foreign Language Feature this year                "First Man" is another stunning achievement for Damien Chazelle and Ryan Gosling                Updated Academy Award predictions for early October        

Tag Archives: Diablo Cody

“Ricki and the Flash”: Meryl Steep back in the Oscar hunt once again?

It’s basically a joke in Hollywood (one made at last year’s Academy Awards, in fact) that whenever Meryl Streep makes a movie she gets an Oscar nomination for it. The only exceptions tend to be when she veers more towards lighter fare, but this week she’ll challenge that notion with[...]

“Grandma” and “Mistress America”: Ten Films to see in August

Welcome to August folks! As always, I like to take a look at the month in advance to see what cinematic offerings are coming our way. This time out, it’s obviously the August releases that I’m going to be prepping you for, and once again as an added bonus, I’ve[...]

Meryl Streep: Trailer drops for “Ricki and the Flash”

As is almost always the case, it seems like we’re going to have a Meryl Streep performance in contention for another Academy Award nomination. Luckily for us though, this year it appears like Streep has a bit of a change up in store here, as opposed to overly serious melodrama[...]

And the Oscars will go to … — AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Do or die time. After month and months of tracking the Oscar race, it’s time to put up (and shut up) by posting my official picks for Sunday night’s Academy Awards. And while I have been saying (OK, complaining) that too many of tonight’s winners are all[...]

Oscars: Charlize Theron’s “Young Adult” heading to Berlin – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Jason Reitman’s successfully killing two birds with one stone. The Oscar-nominated director revealed that his latest film, “Young Adult,” will screen at the Berlin Film Festival in February. The screening also will serve as the film’s German premiere. “Young Adult” has been earning its stars awards recognition leading[...]

ANALYSIS: Writers Guild solidifies “Bridesmaids,” recognizes several frontrunners – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: The guild nominations that continue to shore up the Oscar race transition from the Producers to the Writers, as the WGA reveals its selections for the 2012 Writers Guild Awards. “Bridesmaids” continues to build up considerable good will, earning yet another significant nomination in the Original[...]

Patton Oswalt on Charlize Theron, “Big Fan” fans and the comedy of “Young Adult” – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Jason Reitman’s “Young Adult” finally opened in limited release last Friday, Dec. 9, though the dark comedy has been in the Oscar discussion for weeks. Even before positive reviews started circulating, awards trackers highlighted “Adult” on their release calendars because it reunited Reitman with his “Juno” screenwriter,[...]

Jason Reitman, Diablo Cody talk Charlize Theron, Patton Oswalt and “Young Adult” – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The last time Jason Reitman directed a Diablo Cody script, audiences were treated to the goofily hip “Juno,” and the Academy was charmed. They went in different directions afterward – he to direct George Clooney through “Up In the Air,” and she to flex her inner demons[...]

“Young Adult” scribe Diablo Cody says early Oscar buzz “freaks me out” – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: You see? We’re not the only ones backing off of making bold predictions for Oscar contenders that’ve yet to screen. Even Diablo Cody, writer of Jason Reitman’s anticipated “Young Adult,” says she’s a little freaked out seeing their film on Oscar prognosticators’ lists, given the fact that[...]

Charlize Theron in first “Young Adult” trailer – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: “Young Adult” marks the reunion of Oscar-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody and her “Juno” director, Jason Retitman (“Up In the Air”). And while that powerful pairing will help lure people to theaters this December, it looks like Charlize Theron’s no-holds-barred performance as the “psychotic prom-queen bitch” returning to[...]
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