Tag Archives: John Hillcoat

Casey Affleck moves closer to leading man status with “Triple 9”

As much as this week is pretty much dedicated to the run up to the Academy Awards, we can’t completely forget about new releases, now can we? The most notable of which for this week is obviously Triple 9, which boasts an incredible cast from top to bottom, on par[...]

Oscars: Our 2012 Hollywood Film Awards Favorites!

This year should be no different. At the Hollywood Film Awards(r) last October 22, 2012, special honors went to Richard Gere for career achievement; Bradley Cooper for actor; Marion Cotillard for actress; Robert De Niro for supporting actor; Amy Adams for supporting actress; Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, John Goodman and[...]

Toronto International Film Festival, here we come! – AWARDS

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We are bearing down on the Toronto International Film Festival! Last-minute interviews are being booked. Buzz out of Venice and Telluride dictates sudden schedule changes. For the most part, my TIFF calendar is locked and blocked. I give it until Friday morning before something wonderful blows the[...]

Ben Affleck’s “Argo” earns raves after debut Telluride screening – AWARDS

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Ben Affleck’s “Argo” has been building a steady stream of buzz behind the scenes from people in the know claiming that the seasoned actor and full-fledged filmmaker had a third consecutive hit on his hands. This afternoon, the political thriller held a not-so-secret debut screening at the[...]

“Lawless” director John Hillcoat talks Tom Hardy, Shia LaBeouf and the taste of moonshine – AWARDS

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The wettest county usually overflows with moonshine. By the end of John Hillcoat’s new Prohibition-era crime thriller, it’s soaked in crimson streams of blood. Once dubbed “The Wettest County,” Hillcoat’s “Lawless” stars Tom Hardy, Shia Labeouf and Jason Clarke as the Bondurant brothers, moonshiners from Southern Virginia[...]

Michael Bay talks “Bad Boys 3,” life after “Transformers”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Michael Bay and Shia LaBeouf have made it clear on the publicity trail for “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” that this, in their opinion, is the series’ best … and would be the franchise’s last. So what are they moving on to next? When it comes to LaBeouf,[...]

Shia LaBeouf might dial ‘Triple Nine’

HollywoodNews.com: Shia LaBeouf and “The Road” director John Hillcoat might take on the film project “Triple Nine.” What is preventing them from making a fast commitment is the fact that the project doesn’t have a studio home. It is rumored that “Triple Nine” could wind up at Warner Bros. 999 is a[...]

“The Road,” now on DVD, is a post-apocalyptic march worth taking

By Sean O’Connell HollywoodNews.com stays on top of the latest DVD and Blu-ray releases so you know which films are worth your time and money. This week, we review: “The Road” I didn’t envy the filmmaker who’d eventually accept the difficult task of adapting Cormac McCarthy’s Pulitzer Prize-winning “The Road.” Even after[...]