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        

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“Spider-Man” snags Dennis Leary in its casting web

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The cast of Marc Webb’s “Spider-Man” reboot (this thing needs an official title, soon) continues to fill out with excellent choices. Sony isn’t going for stunt casting, grabbing name-brand celebs to gussy up the marquee. I’m looking at you, Gov. Schwarzenegger as Mr. Freeze. Instead, they are lucking[...]

Adam Sandler’s “Grown Ups” only for the immature at heart

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Grown Ups (** out of 4) In “Grown Ups,” five childhood friends reunite after years apart to honor the memory of their recently deceased basketball coach. We care, marginally, because they are played by “Saturday Night Live” alums and real-life pals Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, David Spade, Rob[...]

Ellen DeGeneres kicks off a “Very Funny” Festival

HollywoodNews.com: Ellen DeGeneres kicked off the second annual TBS Presents a “Very Funny” Festival: Just for Laughs by taking over NBC Chicago. She surprised local newscasters with a visit to the station and a live appearance on the evening news. Ellen will tape her fourth variety show for TBS, Ellen’s Somewhat[...]