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Tag Archives: Hugo

Oscars: “The Artist” prevails on an uneven night – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Michel Hazanavicius’ “The Artist” lost a number of key technical categories to Martin Scorsese’s “Hugo” but still prevailed in the top Oscar slot on Sunday night, claiming trophies for Best Picture, Director, and Actor (for Jean Dujardin). It was a great night for Harvey Weinstein, who helped[...]

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: “Apes,” “Pirates,” “Harry Potter” still in Visual Effects race – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Ten films remain in the running for the Visual Effects category for the 84th Academy Awards. According to a release submitted this afternoon, the films (in alphabetical order) are: “Captain America: The First Avenger” “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2” “Hugo” “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol” “Pirates of the Caribbean:[...]

PGA announces film and TV nominations

HollywoodNews.com: The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today the motion picture and long-form television nominations for the 23rd Annual Producers Guild Awards. The categories include: The Darryl F. Zanuck Producer of the Year Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures; The Producers Guild of America Producer of the Year Award in[...]

“Drive,” “Descendants” top Satellite Awards Sunday night – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: “The Descendants” and “Drive” sped away with the most wins at the Satellite Awards Sunday night, including Best Picture for Alexander Payne’s bittersweet drama and Best Director for Nicolas Winding Refn. “Drive” actually topped “Descendants” on the evening, claiming four trophies including Best Actor for Ryan Gosling[...]

National Board of Review goes with “Hugo,” Scorsese – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Traditionally, the National Board of Reviews prides itself on being one of the first organizations to announce its year-end film awards, celebrating the finest cinematic outputs of the previous 12 months. This year, in a desperate attempt to be first (with little value to show for it),[...]

Martin Scorsese’s “Hugo” the NYFF work-in-progress film tonight – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The work-in-progress picture from a “masterful” filmmaker that will screen tonight at the New York Film Festival will be Martin Scorsese’s “Hugo,” a childlike fantasy that will be the Oscar-winning director’s first foray into 3D storytelling. And with the screening comes an increase in the film’s marketing push[...]

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[...]

Casting Confirmations for Kids of Harry Potter, Ron Weasley

HollywoodNews.com: New casting details have been confirmed regarding the young actors who will portray the children of Harry Potter and Ron Weasley in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2. First we have ten-year old Ryan Turner, who will portray Hugo, the son of Ron and Hermione. 14-year old Will[...]