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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[...]

“Extremely Loud” and Stephen Daldry’s Oscar chances — AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: The “Awards Season Screener” of choice from family members visiting over the holiday weekend was Stephen Daldry’s “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close.” (The second most popular was Steven Spielberg’s “War Horse,” followed by “The Artist.”) All three went over very well – an extremely unscientific poll, which[...]

“Extremely Loud” having international premiere in Berlin – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Stephen Daldry’s “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close,” which held its premiere over the weekend in New York City, is taking its promotional campaign overseas. The film will hold its international premiere with an out-of-competition screening at the Berlin International Film Festival. This year’s event runs from Feb.[...]

Oscars: “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close” a human journey – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: That uppercut to the gut we’ve been waiting for all awards season? It finally arrives in the form of young Thomas Horn. Full reviews still have to be held until closer to release date, but I’m currently allowed to comment on the awards hopes for the film,[...]

Oscars: “Extremely Loud” reveals its second, longer trailer – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: It’s the last of the Oscar hopefuls to maintain a shred of mystery. Stephen Daldry’s “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close,” a 9/11-set adaptation of Jonathan Safran Foer’s award-winning novel about a young boy (Thomas Horn) searching for a treasured item left behind by his father (Tom Hanks),[...]

Movie Awards’ Projections For August: Contenders for the 2011 Awards Season – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: With “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2” tearing up box office records and the last of the summer blockbusters preparing to drop — “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” appears to be the last major tent pole on the horizon — now seems like[...]

Renee Zellweger may be leaning on Sandra Bullock after split

HollywoodNews.com: If anyone knows how to handle a very public split, it is Sandra Bullock, which may be why Renee Zellweger seems to be turning to her after her rumored split with Bradley Cooper. Zellweger was reportedly recently seen stopping by Bullock’s New York apartment, states UsMagazine.com. Bullock is spending time[...]

Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock drama “Extremely Loud” adds John Goodman

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Kudos to Stephen Daldry, who continues to add impressive character actors to his upcoming adaptation of “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close.” John Goodman is the latest name added to an ensemble that’s already headlined by Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock. The film, based on Jonathan Safran Foer’s 2005[...]

Sandra Bullock setting up marital drama at Warner Bros.

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Have you ever heard the famous bit of homespun Texas wisdom, “You dance with the one who brung you?” Bet Sandra Bullock, who has adopted the Lone Star state, knows it, so it makes sense to learn the actress is sticking with Warner Bros., the studio that[...]