Tag Archives: Jonathan Levine

Our “50/50” review and cast interviews – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Jonathan Levine’s “50/50” has been a conversation starter since its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, and as I mentioned from this year’s event, the winning dramedy shows why you shouldn’t judge a film by its proverbial cover. Levine’s project was diagnosed as “the cancer comedy”[...]

“50/50” New York premiere and early wins – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Jonathan Levine’s “50/50” is celebrating a few major victories ahead of its wide release this Friday. The heartwarming and frequently hilarious dramedy, which stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt as an NPR editor reeling from the news he’s been diagnosed with cancer, picked up the Audience Favorite Feature at the[...]

Joseph Gordon-Levitt named Hollywood Breakthrough Actor for “50/50” – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It was revealed this morning that Joseph Gordon-Levitt will receive the “Hollywood Breakthrough Actor Award” at this year’s 15th Annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Film Awards for his heartfelt performance in the film “50/50.” This year’s ceremony, presented by Starz Entertainment, is scheduled for Monday, Oct.[...]

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen a powerful pair in “50/50” – AWARDS ALLEY

Tilda Swinton talks “We Need To Talk About Kevin,” parenting and not killing the audience Tilda Swinton talks “We Need To Talk About Kevin,” parenting and not killing the audience By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: “50/50” shows why you shouldn’t judge a film by its proverbial cover. Jonathan Levine’s project was diagnosed[...]

Joseph Gordon-Levitt and “50/50” team want to hear your story – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We recently caught up with Jonathan Levine’s “50/50,” and walked away surprised by how moving, authentic and honest the film was when portraying a young man’s battle with cancer. It helps that Levine casts Joseph Gordon-Levitt in the lead. At the risk of sounding like a broken,[...]

Seth Rogen cancer comedy coming in September

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Can Seth Rogen make cancer funny? We’ll find out on Sept. 30, which is when Summit plans to release the comedian’s newly-titled “50/50,” a terminal illness comedy-drama that also stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Anna Kendrick, Bryce Dallas Howard, Philip Baker Hall and Angelica Huston. Variety says the film, directed[...]

Seth Rogen comedy “I’m With Cancer” receives name change

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Will a name change make cancer any funnier? That has to be the concern of director Jonathan Levine, as news breaks that the title of his upcoming cancer comedy — previously known as “I’m With Cancer” — has been changed to the semi-generic, less-challenging “Live With It,” RamaScreen.com[...]