March 24, 2017

Tag Archives: Jeff Wells

Oscars: Is Warner Bros. hiding a potential Oscar contender? – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Fascinating. Hours after reporting that The New York Film Critics Circle was moving its voting deadline back one day (to accommodate David Fincher’s “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” it was believed), we’re learning – through a suddenly public brouhaha – that the film in question causing[...]

“The Artist,” “The Help,” “Carnage” and more pick up steam – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The awards race has transformed from a protracted marathon to a healthy sprint over the past few days. We’re not yet at a full-blown run, but activity is buzzing around a handful of titles that hope to compete in various Oscar categories. Let’s take a moment and[...]

Do Oscar gurus and their voodoo predictions matter? – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The 2011 awards marathon hasn’t officially begun yet – most films planning to compete are gathering at the starting line waiting for festivals in Venice, Toronto and Telluride so the real race can launch – and already we are seeing a war of words between Oscar bloggers.[...]

“Super 8” slow start might not be end of the world, analysts say

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: So much attention is paid to a film’s opening weekend these days that a slow start automatically can lead to a film being dismissed as a bomb. But factors swirling around J.J. Abrams’ “Super 8” have box office analysts taking a step back and adjusting their predictions[...]

Golden Globe predictions from the top experts

By Gold Derby News Desk hollywoodnews.com: The Golden Globes will be doled out this Sunday. We assembled expert predictions from two dozen top awards pundits. They forecast all the races and expect a fierce battle between “The King’s Speech” and “The Social Network” for Best Drama Picture. However, they think three[...]

Natalie Portman, Colin Firth collect first (of many) trophies – Awards Season Roundup

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com’s Awards Season Roundup collects insights from around the Internet on films that are running in the Oscar race. Natalie Portman and Colin Firth have been announced as winners of the Desert Palm Achievement Awards for Acting by the Palm Springs Film Festival. Speaking of Portman, wouldn’t it be[...]

Awards Season Roundup: Animation whittled down to three nominees

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com’s Awards Season Roundup collects insights from around the Internet on films that are running in the Oscar race. The Academy announced today that only three films will be nominated in the animation category. That field just became incredibly tough to predict. “True Grit” revealed its new poster today. So did[...]

Awards Season Roundup: Watch Fincher on the “Social Network” set

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com’s Awards Season Roundup collects insights from around the Internet on films that are running in the Oscar race. Why wait for the DVD? Slash Film has links to some B-roll, behind-the-scenes footage that shows David Fincher and his team hard at work on “The Social Network.” So what[...]

What is the story with McAdams and Ford’s “Morning Glory?”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: So far, Roger Michell’s “Morning Glory” looks like the kind of movie you can bring your parents to over Thanksgiving break. Michell previously helmed safe, palpable fare like “Notting Hill” and “Venus” (yet showed some edge with “Enduring Love” and “Changing Lanes”). It has Harrison Ford, whom dad[...]

Batman speculation “Rises” as Nolan reveals sequel details

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Internet speculation ran rampant once Christopher Nolan announced that his third Batman film would be titled “The Dark Knight Rises,” and that The Riddler would not be the main villain. “We’ll use many of the same characters as we have all along, and we’ll be introducing some new[...]
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