Review Round-Up: "Capernaum", "Cold War", and "The Quake"                Academy Award shortlists revealed in nine categories!                “A Star Is Born” – Bradley Cooper, Sam Elliott, and Lady Gaga: Hollywood Film Tribute                Barry Jenkins cements himself as an essential voice with "If Beale Street Could Talk"                "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" is the best animated film of the year                Snubs and surprises mark the Screen Actors Guild nominations as "A Star Is Born" leads the way                2018 Critics Choice nominations led by Yorgos Lanthimos' "The Favourite"                Nicole Kidman: Boy Erased and Destroyer - Hollywood Film Tribute                “Beautiful Boy” – Timothée Chalamet: Hollywood Film Tribute                “First Man” by Damien Chazelle: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy - Hollywood Film Tribute                Natalie Portman shines in the otherwise confounding "Vox Lux"                Golden Globe nominations announced! "Vice" leads the charge!                “Green Book” - Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali: Hollywood Film Tribute                "Mary Queen of Scots" can't live up to its royal lineage                "Ben Is Back" sees father and filmmaker Peter Hedges direct his son Lucas Hedges to a brilliant performance        

Tag Archives: Hustle & Flow

“Footloose” director Craig Brewer on the importance of the Hollywood Film Festival and his planned Q&A

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: “Footloose” director Craig Brewer views his career in reverse. He never would have been able to attempt the remake of the classic 1984 dance drama if not for “Black Snake Moan.” And he never would have received the opportunity to make “Black Snake Moan” if it wasn’t[...]

‘Footloose’ director Craig Brewer receiving special tribute at 15th Annual Hollywood Film Festival

Hollywoodnews.com: Join us at the 15th Annual Hollywood Film Festival for a special tribute and Q&A session with “Footloose” director Craig Brewer who was discovered at the festival eleven years ago. To commemorate the 15th year of the HFF, director Craig Brewer, who got his start at the festival, will be[...]

Terrence Howard Interview: “Law & Order: Los Angeles”‘ New D.A.

By Fred Topel HollywoodNews.com: Academy Award nominee Terrence Howard joins the new spinoff Law & Order: Los Angeles. The formula is 20 years old but he brings a fresh perspective to it. Howard plays D.A. Jonah Decker in the Order part. After the police catch the suspect, they turn it over[...]

‘Memphis Beat’ continues marching on for a second season

HollywoodNews.com: TNT is ordering a second helping of its hit series “Memphis Beat,” starring Jason Lee (“My Name Is Earl”) and Alfre Woodard (“Three Rivers”). TNT has ordered 10 episodes for the second season of the series, which also stars DJ Qualls (“Hustle & Flow”). The show is[...]

‘Soul Train’ awards lure Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson back for hosting duties

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Nothing like a little soul to start your morning. CENTRIC has announced the return of the “Soul Train Awards,” the classic music awards show that highlights R&B music’s finest. And hosting this latest incarnation of the awards show once again are two Oscar-nominated actors: Terrence Howard “Hustle &[...]

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[...]

Craig Brewer’s “Footloose” finishes principal casting

HollywoodNews.com: Craig Brewer, who was discovered by the Hollywood Film Festival with the world premiere of his first film “Poor and Hungry,” is busy finishing up casting for his latest film, “Footloose.” Following an extensive worldwide search, newcomer Kenny Wormald will play the highly coveted role of ‘Ren’, opposite previously announced[...]