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“Manchester by the Sea” leads the Gotham Award nominations

Earlier today, the 2016 IFP Gotham Independent Film Award nominations were unveiled, officially kicking off the precursor season. Leading the charge was Kenneth Lonergan’s Manchester by the Sea, which score four nominations, more than any other title. Considering how this is a sturdy launching pad for Oscar hopefuls, it seems[...]

“Hell or High Water” is a furious yet mellow American masterpiece

As you all know by now, I love being surprised by a movie I had absolutely no expectations for going into. Last week, I saw something that just blew me away. This week, I can turn you all on to it, as it’s opening. The flick is called Hell or[...]

The 82nd Academy Awards: If I had been a voter

As I mentioned last time out, this series has officially returned. Yes, once again I’m going to be taking a look back at a recent (or now recent-ish) Oscar lineup and explaining what my vote would have been in each of the big eight categories we all follow so intently[...]

The 83rd Academy Awards: If I had been a voter

After a brief delay, this series has returned. Yes, once again I’m going to be taking a look back at a recent Oscar lineup and explaining what my vote would have been in each of the big eight categories we all follow so intently each season. I previously mentioned that[...]

Why some comic adaptations failed: Iron Man 2, Punisher: War Zone, Superman Returns, Hulk

HollywoodNews.com: Actor Tom Hiddleston wrote an eloquent essay yesterday for The Guardian basically praising and defending the sub-genre known as the superhero picture. Plenty of disdain for the genre comes from the very notion that it’s big-budget entertainment based on literature that was technically intended for children that gobbles[...]

“The Big Lebowski” cast reunites in New York City

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore, Steve Buscemi and select cast members from the Coen Brothers’ “The Big Lebowski” reunited in New York City Tuesday night in celebration of the film’s Blu-ray release. After a screening of the film, the actors – joined by The Dude inspiration[...]

Oscars: Will Natalie Portman Lose Oscar?

By Paul Sheehan at GoldDerby.com HollywoodNews.com: As the saying goes, “Win on Saturday, lose on Sunday.” This axiom refers to the less-than-impressive track record of Indie Spirit winners repeating at the Academy Awards. Of the 48 Indie Spirit acting champs to contend the following day at the Oscars, only 10[...]

Christopher Nolan nothing but good at nominees’ luncheon

By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith HollywoodNews.com: Pundits may be piqued, and the blogosphere may be filled with fury over Christopher Nolan’s omission from the Best Director Oscar race, but the “Inception” filmmaker himself was the very picture of graciousness and good cheer at this week’s Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon. The[...]

Alec Baldwin, Jeff Bridges, Josh Duhamel, LL Cool J, Cory Monteith and Amy Poehler to Present at the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®

hollywoodnews.com: Alec Baldwin, Jeff Bridges, Josh Duhamel, LL Cool J, Cory Monteith and Amy Poehler will be presenters at the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®, Executive Producer Jeff Margolis announced today. They join previously announced presenters Rosario Dawson, Angie Harmon, Eva Longoria, Hilary Swank, Betty White and SAG[...]

Jeff Bridges teases PBS’ “The Dude Abides” with interview, clip

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We are days away from PBS’ airing of the American Masters episode “Jeff Bridges: The Dude Abides,” a must-see for any fan of the Oscar-winning actor and, more specifically, his involvement in Joel and Ethan Coen’s “The Big Lebowski.” The episode premieres on Wednesday, Jan. 12, at 8[...]
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