Tag Archives: English film directors

Christopher Nolan: A fine time to recognize the director

by Mark Johnson HollywoodNews.com: It is probably way too early in his career to do a Circuit 3 on Christopher Nolan, but with The Dark Knight Rises in theatres (and #1 at the box office for the second week in a row) it seemed like a fine time to recognize the[...]

“Hugo,” “The GirlL With The Dragon Tattoo” and “Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Part 2” Win at 16th Annual Art Directors Guild Awards

HollywoodNews.com:The Art Directors Guild (ADG announced winners of its 16th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards in nine categories of film, television, commercials and music videos during black-tie ceremonies at the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. The awards took place before an audience[...]

Harry Potter franchise wins top honors in Scream Awards

By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: Winners in the 2011 Scream Awards (presented by Spike TV) were honored on Saturday night, with the Harry Potter franchise leading the win count and receiving a special honor. “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2,” the final film in the franchise,[...]

“Wuthering Heights” grabbed by Oscilloscope at TIFF 2011 – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It has been a roller coaster ride of late for Andrea Arnold’s adaptation of Emily Bronte’s “Wuthering Heights.” After world-premiering to raves at the Venice Film Festival, where it won a best cinematography award, Arnold’s film rode into Toronto for TIFF 2011 where it found a buyer[...]

Ridley Scott ready to tell a new “Blade Runner” story

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Ridley Scott is enjoying a career retrospective, of sorts. Instead of simply revisiting his past accomplishments, however, the director’s angling to add to their legacies with prequels, sequels or whatever else studios will let him try. As the director continues to toil away on “Prometheus,” which indirectly is[...]

Batwing takes flight on “The Dark Knight Rises”

By Adam Frazier Hollywoodnews.com: Where does he get those wonderful toys!? Back in June, Frederick Roche, a professional location sound recordist and boom operator from London, tweeted some interesting information about Christopher Nolan’s upcoming film, “The Dark Knight Rises.” @Freddie_Z_Roche: “Inside Info, they are Building 2 Attack Helicopters in the same design as[...]

Tom Cruise’s “One Shot” could film in Pittsburgh after “Dark Knight”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Since when did Pittsburgh become Hollywood of the Midwest? Set reports from Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight Rises,” currently filming in Steel City, hit the web on a daily basis. Viola Davis (“The Help,” “Doubt”) and Maggie Gyllenhaal recently wrapped filming of the educational drama “Steel Town” on[...]

Ridley Scott teases anticipated “Prometheus” at Comic-Con

By Adam Frazier Hollywoodnews.com: While director Ridley Scott remains vague on the specifics of his latest film, Prometheus, the director gave a jam-packed Hall H their first glimpse at San Diego Comic-Con. Prometheus marks director Ridley Scott’s return to the science-fiction genre and has been described as a sorta-kinda-but not really[...]

“Dark Knight Rises” teaser trailer comes, goes, causes fan uproar

By G. Clay Whittaker Hollywoodnews.com: The bat-s%#@ hit the fan when a pirated teaser for “The Dark Knight Rises” hit the web recently, hand-recorded from an early screening of the last Harry Potter film. Don’t bother searching: it’s already gone. A few hours of trolling the seediest of pirate urls still turned[...]

Robert Downey Jr. explodes through “Sherlock Holmes 2” trailer

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Guy Ritchie’s 2009 adventure “Sherlock Holmes” was a come-out-of-nowhere hit. Critics hopped on board, giving the film a 70% Fresh grade on Rotten Tomatoes. And audiences lapped up Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law as Holmes and Watson, respectively, to the tune of $524 million in worldwide[...]
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