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                A final crack at Golden Globe nominations before Thursday's announcement                “Mary Poppins Returns” and “Once Upon a Deadpool”: Films to see in December        

Tag Archives: JFK

Spotlight on Billionaire Arnon Milchan

BY ROBERT WELKOS BILLIONAIRE: ARNON MILCHAN NET WORTH: $4.7 billion (Forbes); $4.2 billion (CelebrityNetWorth) HOLLYWOOD CONNECTIONS: Producer began his Hollywood career in 1977 after being introduced to producer Elliot Kastner (“Harper”). Set up New Regency Productions in 1991. Has worked with directors like Martin Scorsese, Terry Gilliam, Oliver Stone, Roman Polanski and[...]

Oliver Stone’s unofficial return to gritty, adult-skewing genre fare

HollywoodNews.com: I’ve already allotted five paragraphs to The Amazing Spider-Man, so it’s time to discuss the other films. There were two other wide openers this weekend. Oliver Stone’s Savages debuted on Friday of the holiday weekend, proving to be relatively successful counter-programming. The $45 million hard-R drug[...]

Stephen King’s JFK assassination story optioned by Jonathan Demme

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Stephen King’s phone has been ringing off the hook as Hollywood producers pay more attention to the best-selling author than they have in decades. Ron Howard flirted with converting King’s “Dark Tower” series to a multi-part TV and movie series. “Harry Potter” collaborators David Yates and Steve Kloves[...]

Bob Richardson Takes Painterly Approach To Filming ‘Eat Pray Love’

By Bob Fisher hollywoodnews.com: Bob Richardson, ASC had just finished shooting ‘Shutter Island’ and ‘Inglorious Basterds’ back to back when his agent asked if he had read ‘Eat Love Pray.’ Richardson responded that he had read and “immensely enjoyed” the book. That was the first step on a journey which[...]

When The History Channel Is A Tool

Great content shows up on the History Channel and it deserves, usually, all the praise it can collect. In its new JFK miniseries, however, it deserves a sleaze award, and worse. More and more media projects on JFK and his death are heating up in development. Among them, hopefully buried but[...]