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                Hollywood Film Tribute: GLENN CLOSE for her excellent performances        

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“X-Men: Apocalypse” is another epic mutant battle

Did you know that the X-Men franchise is currently the longest running superhero franchise out there? Well, it is, which might surprise you. Though it didn’t get off the ground as early as the Batman or Superman franchises did, this one, which got going about 16 years ago, has managed[...]

Kevin Smith’s “Tusk”: Ten Films to look forward to in September

Believe it or not, we’re now into the month of September, which is insane if you ask me. I’ll be updating my Oscar predictions later on this week, but right now, I’m going to preview the films of the month ahead. There’s no shortage of interesting flicks hitting screens, so[...]

The Best of the first two thirds of 2014

Can you believe that it’s the end of August already? Yes, by the time this weekend comes to a close, it’ll be September and two thirds of the year will be gone. As such, I figured I would do something you won’t see many other places…an article on the best[...]

Steve Carell: 2015 Best Actor contenders

As you folks all know by now, it’s one thing to read early Academy Award predictions (including my own) at this point in the year in order to see what folks like myself think will happen in six months, but it’s another thing entirely to actually know something about who[...]

“X-Men” scans give mighty look at Marvel mutants

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We are just a few weeks away from the start of the summer film season, which kicks off on May 6 with Paramount’s introduction to the Marvel superhero, “Thor.” Shortly after that, however, another Marvel team of heroes will receive a brand new introduction as 20tht Century Fox[...]

Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone named BAFTA “rising star” nominees

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: There’s no questioning Andrew Garfield’s “hotness,” on a Hollywood scale. His awards-chatter turn in “The Social Network” and his starring role in a revamped “Spider-Man” have made him one of the industry’s brightest stars. This morning, that status is being confirmed by a prominent international group. Garfield is one[...]

Justin Long injured in car accident, misses “Conspirator” premiere

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Robert Redford’s Civil War courtroom thriller “The Conspirator” screened at the Savannah Film Festival last night. It was the fest’s Director’s Choice, a screening that is kept secret from the general public until the moment the curtain opens. But one of the film’s cast members who was supposed[...]

Tom Hanks, James McAvoy could float on ‘Cloud Atlas’

HollywoodNews.com: The Wachowski brothers are rebounding from their B.O. flop “Speed Racer” and are cooking up a new film “Cloud Atlas” with some trippy casting choices. The filmmakers, whose project is based on a David Mitchell novel, currently have an offer out to Tom Hanks to play Dr. Henry Goose. [...]

James McAvoy to evolve professor role in ‘X-Men’ prequel

HollywoodNews.com: “I’m basically going to try and bury Patrick (Stewart’s) performance.” Those fighting words come straight from actor James McAvoy who is playing the younger version of Professor X in “X-Men: First Class” – a role made famous by Patrick Stewart in the film franchise. MTV News had the[...]

“X-Men: First Class” adding Riptide to the villainous mix

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: I seriously hope tickets to Matthew Vaughn’s upcoming “X-Men: First Class” come with official scorecards. How else will we be able to keep up with the number of mutants expected to be on screen? So far, the mutant roster includes James McAvoy as Professor Charles Xavier; Michael Fassbender[...]
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