February 28, 2017
        Oscar's Nightmare: 89th Academy Awards                The 89th Academy Awards deliver surprises and eventually a "Moonlight" upset                Final Predictions for the Academy Awards                Just how many Oscars can "La La Land" potentially win?                "Get Out" is a very promising filmmaking debut for Jordan Peele                Film Independent Spirit Award predictions                WGA winners include "Arrival" and "Moonlight"                Penultimate Oscar predictions                2016 films that will stand the test of time                "A Cure for Wellness" is a beautiful looking and haunting mess                Potential upsets to consider for Oscar night                BAFTA spreads the love with its awards                Updated Oscar predictions as February rolls along                "The LEGO Batman Movie" is a surprising delight                VES Awards are dominated by "The Jungle Book"        

Tag Archives: Italian films

Steven Spielberg, jury president of the 66th Festival de Cannes

“My admiration for the steadfast mission of the Festival to champion the international language of movies is second to none. The most prestigious of its kind, the festival has always established the motion picture as a cross cultural and generational medium.” Taking over the reins from the Italian Nanni Moretti, American[...]

Weekend Box Office: Django Unchained v. Les Miserables

Quentin Tarantino’s career-long itch to put his stamp on the beloved Spaghetti Western finally takes form with the release of Django Unchained to begin the Christmas weekend. It’s going head-to-head with Tom Hooper’s adaptation of the epic musical drama, Les Miserables. Rounding out the long weekend is Gus[...]

Don Johnson joins Quentin Tarantino’s “Django Unchained”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Quentin Tarantino’s casting couch for “Djangon Unchained” has been a revolving door of rugged talent. The latest name spinning through the cycle? Would you believe Don Johnson? The “Miami Vice” and “Nash Bridges” star, who recently appeared in Robert Rodriguez’s “Machete,” will take part in Tarantino’s latest genre[...]

Quentin Tarantino’s “Django Unchained” gets release date

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Quentin Tarantino’s planned spaghetti Western doesn’t have a cast or a polished script … but it reportedly has a release date. The Weinstein Company already has circled Dec. 25, 2012 for Tarantino’s “Django Unchained,” the story of a former American slave who forms an uneasy partnership with a[...]

Leonardo DiCaprio eyeing villain role in Tarantino’s “Django”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Quentin Tarantino continues to prepare his next picture, an homage to spaghetti Westerns that will extend the “Django” series with a film called “Django Unchained.” And while Will Smith’s name has been attached to the project in various rumors (most notably because QT set the film up[...]

Tribute To Sophia Loren by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences

HollywoodNews.com: The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences will celebrate the life and career of Sophia Loren with a gala evening of film clips and personal remarks from her friends and colleagues, concluding with an onstage conversation with the Oscar®-winning actress on Wednesday, May 4, 2011, at 8 p.m.[...]

Dino De Laurentiis dies in Los Angeles at age 91

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The film industry lost a giant this morning. Italian media outlets are reporting that legendary producer Dino De Laurentiis died in Los Angeles. The Oscar winner was 91. It is staggering, the list of classic films De Laurentiis ushered to the screen over his decades-spanning film career. “La Strada,” his[...]

Adrien Brody sues to block release of Dario Argento film

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Horror junkies impatiently await the next Dario Argento film the way a smoker craves their next cigarette. But if Adrien Brody has his way, it will be a long time before Argento’s latest, “Giallo,” sees the light of day. “Giallo,” which was filmed in 2008, was released on[...]

Sean Penn about to act in ‘This Must Be The Place’

HollywoodNews.com: Sean Penn will star in “This Must Be The Place,” a $28 million English-language film by Italian director Paolo Sorrentino. The production goes before the cameras on August 16 and also stars another Oscar-winner, in addition to Penn, Frances McDormand. Per Screen Daily, production will last 10-weeks in Dublin,[...]