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The scariest movies ever nominated for an Academy Award

Since it’s Halloween (Happy Halloween everyone), I wanted to do something horror centric but also still relating to Oscar in some way. As such, I wanted to take a look at which scary movies, to one degree or another, were embraced by the Academy Awards. Ideally I’d have focused on[...]

Exclusive: “The A-Team” and “District 9” star Sharlto Copley — Hollywood In Ten

By Sean O’Connell HollywoodNews.com’s interview feature, “Hollywood In Ten,” showcases the creative individuals responsible for the movies we love, and corners them for 10 quality minutes. Sharlto Copley was running late. Not too late, mind you. The “District 9” star was roughly 20 minutes behind schedule when he finally called for[...]

Why 10 Best Picture nominees means more winners (including us)

BY TODD GILCHRIST As the minutes tick away until Sunday evening when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hands out its awards, credentialed reporters and armchair experts alike continue to prognosticate and pick what films and filmmakers will come away as winners. While this is commonplace every year, 2010[...]

Best Picture Under The Microscope

The best picture category under the microscope: Scott Feinberg at the “Feinberg Feed” concludes that seven films are “locks” for nominations — “Avatar,” “Up in the Air,” “The Hurt Locker,” “Inglourious Basterds,” “Precious,” “An Education,” and “Invictus” — while nine others are competing for the category’s three remaining slots. To[...]

Star Trek leads pirated film race

TrekMovie.com reports that “Star Trek” has become the most pirated film of 2009 with downloads reaching close to 11 million times. “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” came in second with 10.6 million downloads. Illegal downloading has transformed from being nerdy to hot. The films rounding out the list were “The[...]