Trailer drops for Paul Thomas Anderson's "Phantom Thread"                The Big Sick, Jamie Bell and Stand Up for Something to be Honored at Hollywood Film Awards                "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri": October Oscar predictions                "Get Out" leads the Gotham Award nominations                'Blade Runner 2049,' 'The Disaster Artist' to be Honored at Hollywood Film Awards                Hollywood Contenders – Looking at Best Original Screenplay hopefuls                Todd Haynes explores the world of children with "Wonderstruck"                MUDBOUND and COCO to be Honored at Hollywood Film Awards                "The Killing of a Sacred Deer" pairs Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman once again                "Wonder Wheel" closes NYFF with a commanding Kate Winslet turn                Sam Rockwell and Allison Janney to Receive Hollywood Supporting Actor and Hollywood Supporting Actress Awards at "Hollywood Film Awards"                Hollywood Contenders – Looking at Best Adapted Screenplay hopefuls                "Breathe" aims to return Andrew Garfield to Oscar contention                Mary J. Blige, Timothée Chalamet and the Cast of "I, Tonya" - Margot Robbie, Allison Janney, Sebastian Stan, Paul Walter Hauser to be honored at the 21st Annual "Hollywood Film Awards."                New Trailer drops for "Star Wars: The Last Jedi"        

Tag Archives: Jeffrey Wells

Oscars: Jeff Wells says Oscar voters are drunkards

By Tom O’Neil HollywoodNews.com: When Gold Derby executive editor Paul Sheehan and I hooked up with Jeffrey Wells for a video slugfest at the Hollywood Museum, the Hollywood-Elsewhere wag equated Oscar voters’ love for “The King’s Speech” to an alcoholic having a relapse. “It’s back to the booze and slurping,”[...]

Hollywood Movie Roundup: ‘Social Network’ to add millions of friends

HollywoodNews.com: Three adult-skewing titles hit the multiplex this weekend – “The Social Network,” “Let Me In” and “Case 39.” Of the three, Sony’s “Social Network,” a biopic about Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his unscrupulous ascent with the social website looks to outdistance itself from the competition with about[...]

Brad Pitt, Sean Penn film ‘Tree of Life’ previewed, fest bow rumor

HollywoodNews.com: Terrence Malick’s “The Tree of Life” has apparently been seen by an internet blogger from the Home Theatre Forum website. Meanwhile, there is also random speculation by the Austin Chronicle, that the Austin-based Malick might unveil “Tree of Life” at Fantastic Fest in September. The event hosted the[...]

Venice Film Festival award season chatter

HollywoodNews.com: Here’s a rundown of what’s clicking at the Venice Film Festival as potential award season contenders. The Black Swan directed by Darren Aronofsky Most critics and bloggers are intrigued by this film. Variety’s Justin Chang pointedly exclaims on Twitter: “In the battle of opening-night films: Venice 1, Cannes 0.” Guy Lodge[...]

Telluride Film Festival Buzz Roundup

HollywoodNews.com: As the fall film festival circuit begins to warm up award season, here’s a snapshot of what’s been talked about at Telluride: The Way Back directed by Peter Weir. Jeffrey Wells of Hollywood Elsewhere is hearing that Weir’s survival drama isn’t similar to his previous wide releases, i.e. “Master[...]

Hollywood Crackpot of the Month: David Poland

And the “Hollywood Crackpot of the Month” is David Poland David Poland upgraded to “Hollywood Crackpot of the Year” On file at the Internal Revenue Service is a 2006 tax document submitted by the Broadcast Film Critics Association, a non-profit group that each year hosts the Critics Choice Awards on TV. Many[...]

Hollywood Blogger Wars Part 2: Crackpot Ratings – Nikki Finke, Sharon Waxman, David Poland, Jeffrey Wells…

And this month’s HollywoodNews.com “Crackpot of the Month Winner” is David Poland By Robert W. Welkos The life of a Hollywood blogger can be exciting. There are red-carpet premieres to attend. Oscar races to handicap. Film festivals in far-off locales to visit. Movie stars and cutting-edge directors to interview. And throughout the day,[...]

Inside The Blogger Wars Part I: Finke, Waxman, Poland and Wells among others

PART 2 IS NOW LIVE. CLICK HERE TO READ “Inside the Blogger Wars: Crackpot Ratings” By Robert W. Welkos – SCROLL DOWN to read PART I After someone slipped “The Hollywood Reporter” the script for the HBO comedy “Tilda,” the trade publication said it looked as if the title character, a[...]

Inside the Hollywood Blogger Wars – Part 1

PART 2 IS NOW LIVE. READ “Inside the Blogger Wars: Crackpot Ratings” HERE THE PART 1 POST IS NOW LIVE. READ THE ARTICLE HERE Get ready for the inside look behind the Hollywood Blogger Wars…the good, the bad, and the ugly. Jeff Wells on David Poland: “Poland is an Islamic Jihadist.” Brace[...]