Tag Archives: Laura Linney

“Sully” is Tom Hanks at his heroic best

Yesterday, I got the chance to finally take a look at Clint Eastwood and Tom Hanks’ collaboration Sully. The film is quite good, showcasing both heavyweights at peak skill. This week could have been a pretty barren one, but Sully saves it, just like he did all of the passengers[...]

Hollywood Contenders: Looking at potential Best Supporting Actress contenders

As you fine ladies and gentlemen must all must know by now (since I’ve pretty much hammered it into your heads), it’s one thing to read early Academy Award predictions in order to see what folks like myself think will happen this winter, but it’s a whole separate thing to[...]

Bruce Dern and Mark Ruffalo: Who’s most overdue for an Oscar now?

As you all know by now, plenty of folks in the industry can go a whole career without ever winning an Oscar. As such, that makes for a ton of heavyweights in Hollywood who are very overdue for wins. Much like I did last week with people who have never[...]

Johnny Depp, Leo DiCaprio – Which acting contenders this year are most due for their first win?

Of the many storylines that begin during awards season, few are usually as compelling as the ones centered around who’s most due for an Academy Award. I think that it’s usually pretty satisfying to see a former bridesmaid finally become a bride, as it were. As such, below I’ve made[...]

Rooney Mara: Looking at potential Best Supporting Actress contenders

As you fine ladies and gentlemen must all know by now (since I’ve pretty much hammered it into your heads), it’s one thing to read early Academy Award predictions in order to see what folks like myself think will happen this winter, but it’s a whole separate thing to actually[...]

‘The Kids Are All Right’ and ‘Social Network’ top Globes

Hollywoodnews.com: The big winner at the 68th annual Golden Globe Awards was “The Social Network,” which collected four awards. “The Kids Are All Right” won best comedy/musical and ‘Glee’ and ‘Boardwalk Empire’ took TV honors. Best Motion Picture – Drama * The Social Network Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy * The[...]

Mark Ruffalo’s “Sympathy for Delicious” acquired by Maya Entertainment

HollywoodNews.com: Maya Entertainment has acquired U.S. rights to “Sympathy for Delicious,” the feature film directorial debut from Mark Ruffalo, to be released theatrically in Spring 2011. The seven-figure deal positions the film as a key project in Maya’s first quarter 2011 theatrical release strategy. Written by Christopher Thornton, who also[...]

Kristen Bell yearns serious roles, but slotted for silly parts

HollywoodNews.com: After weathering two romantic comedy misfires at the box office, “When in Rome” ($33 million) and this weekend’s opener “You Again” ($8.4 million), actress Kristen Bell is looking to dip her feet into more dramatic roles. Speaking to PA, Bell said “It’s funny because once you do a comedy then[...]

Showtime’s “The Big C” Premieres Tonight With Breasts Instead of Tears

By Fred Topel HollywoodNews.com: I know what you’re thinking. The Big C is about cancer and a woman dying of cancer so it’s going to be depressing and why would you want to watch a depressing cancer show? That’s exactly the kind of thinking The Big C is here to correct.[...]

Laura Linney’s ‘The Big C’ is “something special”

By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith HollywoodNews.com: Laura Linney’s “The Big C” dark comedy is a little over half way through production of its initial 13 series segments – and already the cast and crew on the Aug. 16-debuting Showtime series are talking about it as a groundbreaking show. With[...]
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