Tag Archives: EMPEROR

“Star Wars” : The Top 25 (Best Costume Design)

Continuing on with this weekly series of mine that I’m doing here at the site, we’re talking the top 25 Oscar winners in just about every single one of the Academy Award categories out there. Aside from the shorts and something like Best Sound Editing or Best Sound Mixing like[...]

And The New York Times Film Favorites are…

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com:Here’s a way to end the year or start a new one on a strange note. The New York Times film critics have announced their desired Oscar choices–and snubbed “The Artist,” Woody Allen’s “Midnight in Paris,” and “Moneyball.” Instead, Tony Scott picked “Bridesmaids,” a gross out movie that[...]

‘The Expendables’ and ‘Eat Pray Love’ have strong weekend multipliers

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: Proving once again that films aimed at older audiences have theoretically stronger legs than those aimed at teens, The Expendables and “Eat Pray Love” both had strong weekend multipliers and both performed at or above realistic expectations. With all the hub-bub regarding ‘the guy movie vs. the[...]

‘Expendables’ explodes, ‘Eat Pray Love’ is bountiful, while ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. the World’ lacks ‘Game Genie.’

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: Proving once again that films aimed at older audiences have theoretically stronger legs than those aimed at teens, ‘The Expendables’ and ‘Eat Pray Love’ both had strong weekend multipliers and both performed at or above realistic expectations. With all the hub-bub regarding ‘the guy movie vs.[...]

Helen Mirren on ‘Caligula’: McDowell could have been nominated for an Oscar

Hollywoodnews.com: It was 30 years ago that the controversial movie “Caligula” actually had the chance to flicker in a moviehouse. “Caligula” gets a footnote in movie history because it was originally conceived as a prestigious sword and sandal epic about the flawed emperor written by high-brow literary dude Gore[...]

Adam Sandler invited to join The Academy

HollywoodNews.com: Adam Sandler is gearing up for the release of his new film, “Grown Ups,” and has just been announced as one of 135 artists selected to join the Academy. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 135 artists and executives who[...]

Angelina Jolie gets flack over Cleopatra role

HollywoodNews.com: Angelina Jolie as Cleopatra? Not to some groups. While Scott Rudin has championed the actress for the role in the film version of Stacy Schiff’s book “Cleopatra: A Life,” members of the African American community think it’s a crazy choice according to the New York Daily News. “I don’t care how[...]

82nd Academy Awards List 274

The complete list of 274 films have been named eligible for the 82nd Annual Academy Awards. 281 films qualified in 2008, and this is still far less than the 300-400 that made the cut in years before. According to the Academy Awards press release the rules for eligibility include: – Feature[...]