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The scariest movies ever nominated for Academy Awards

With Halloween being this coming weekend, I wanted to have a little fun here and talk about scary movies and Oscar. As a general rule, the Academy doesn’t go for horror, but they have occasionally slipped on in here and there. This year, there’s a fringe contender in It Follows[...]

The scariest movies ever nominated for an Academy Award

Since it’s Halloween (Happy Halloween everyone), I wanted to do something horror centric but also still relating to Oscar in some way. As such, I wanted to take a look at which scary movies, to one degree or another, were embraced by the Academy Awards. Ideally I’d have focused on[...]

Homage To Steven Spielberg

Steven Allan Spielberg was born December 18, 1946, in the great state of Ohio. Before becoming one of our most beloved directors, Spielberg attended Long Beach State University, and made his first short film, Amblin‘, while working as an intern at Universal Studios (the title of which used when naming[...]

Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln” unveils an official poster – OSCARS

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Oscar prognosticators penciled Daniel Day-Lewis into a Best Actor slot ever since it was first revealed that the incredible actor would portray Abraham Lincoln in a biography directed by Steven Spielberg. The convergence of talents all but guarantees multiple Oscar slots for the film, “Lincoln,” which reaches[...]

Oscars: Jitters building for Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master starring Joaquin Phoenix and Philip Seymour Hoffman

HollywoodNews.com: The second half of the year is upon us. The race is about to heat up with big Oscar hopefuls coming down the pike. Our John Foote will be in attendance at the Toronto International Film Festival and many films will be unveiling themselves to critics alike.[...]

Steven Spielberg’s ‘Lincoln’ lands key November release date

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln” has staked its first claim on the still-developing Oscar season … and in doing so, has made a serious enemy in James Bond. Let the games begin. Disney has revealed that “Lincoln” – with Daniel Day-Lewis playing our nation’s 16th President — will open on[...]

Producer Richard Zanuck, Hollywood’s Royalty

HollywoodNews.com: Producer Richard Zanuck, Part of Hollywood’s Dynasty, Dies at 77. Beloved Hollywood big studio producer Richard Zanuck has died at age 77 in Hollywood. Zanuck’s long list of hits includes “Jaws,” “Driving Miss Daisy,” “Cocoon,” “Big Fish,” and most recently, “Dark Shadows.” In recent years he co-produced movies with his[...]

The inherent darkness and pessimism of Steven Spielberg’s body of work

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: Many of the reviews, especially the negative ones, for Steven Spielberg’s War Horse have emphasized the melodramatic ‘boy and his horse’ narrative, accusing the film of wallowing in sentimentality. Moreover, they basically accuse the picture of being ‘conventional Spielberg’, again citing the classic meme that Steven[...]

“War Horse” UK premiere to benefit Foundation of Princes William and Harry – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Steven Spielberg’s “War Horse,” the director’s anticipated adaptation of the Tony-winning stage play, finally opens in theaters on Christmas Day, giving audiences the chance to catch up on the uplifting story of a young farmhand (Jeremy Irvine) and the unbreakable bond he shares with his horse, Joey.[...]

‘The Adventures of Tintin’ – Interview Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson

HollywoodNews.com: Full interview of ‘The Adventures of Tintin’ director Steven Spielberg and producer Peter Jackson by The Hollywood Reporter’s executive editor, features Stephen Galloway. Visit our YouTube page to see videos of this year’s HOLLYWOOD AWARDS GALA winners! Follow Hollywood News on Twitter for up-to-date news information. Hollywood News, Hollywood Awards, Awards,[...]
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