Tag Archives: Lost in Translation

Bill Murray: His best performances to date

Few actors in Hollywood are quite as uniquely beloved as Bill Murray is. It’s almost beyond explanation, but he’s considered the movie industry’s wacky uncle in a way. With the release this weekend of his newest film Rock the Kasbah (which I have to admit, I have yet to see),[...]

Spotlight on the Stars: Scarlett Johansson

After last week’s look at Jennifer Lawrence, I think this is now going to become another weekly series for me, tentatively called “Spotlight on the Stars”. Each week, I’ll look at an actor/actress/filmmaker that I’d like to celebrate in some way. It could be due to something of theirs coming[...]

Oscars®: The Top 25 (Best Original Screenplay)

Continuing a new weekly series I’m doing…we’re talking the top 25 Oscar winners in just about every single one of the Academy Award categories. Aside from the shorts and something like Best Sound Mixing like I mentioned previously, I’ll be hitting them all over the coming weeks and months, including[...]

Francis Ford Coppola walks daughter Sofia down the aisle

By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: In Bernalda, Italy, the home town of Francis Ford Coppola’s great-grandparents, at the family-owned estate Palazzo Margherita, Sofia Coppola wed rocker Thomas Mars, lead singer of the French rock band, Phoenix. The couple lives in Paris and has a child together, daughter Romy, who[...]

Scarlett Johansson Photos: Hollywood Movie Photo Gallery of the Day

HollywoodNews.com: Our selected celebrity to be included in our “Hollywood Movie Photo Gallery of the Day” is Scarlett Johansson. We haven’t seen Scarlett Johansson on the big screen since her appearance in Iron Man 2 in May of 2010. But the stunning star has a movie coming out on December 23,[...]

Oscars: Will Natalie Portman Lose Oscar?

By Paul Sheehan at GoldDerby.com HollywoodNews.com: As the saying goes, “Win on Saturday, lose on Sunday.” This axiom refers to the less-than-impressive track record of Indie Spirit winners repeating at the Academy Awards. Of the 48 Indie Spirit acting champs to contend the following day at the Oscars, only 10[...]

Scarlett Johansson chosen as “Babe of the Year”

HollywoodNews.com: Despite the fact that she is now a married woman, Scarlett Johansson is still on top of the world when it comes to being desirable. The actress was recently named “Babe of the Year” by ‘GQ’ magazine, states Hollyscoop. The magazine chose to give her the title because she is[...]

Venice Film Festival award season chatter

HollywoodNews.com: Here’s a rundown of what’s clicking at the Venice Film Festival as potential award season contenders. The Black Swan directed by Darren Aronofsky Most critics and bloggers are intrigued by this film. Variety’s Justin Chang pointedly exclaims on Twitter: “In the battle of opening-night films: Venice 1, Cannes 0.” Guy Lodge[...]

Sofia Coppola’s “Somewhere” strikes a low key with Venice critics

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: I’m still waiting for Sofia Coppola’s masterpiece. “Lost in Translation” didn’t work for me, though I found it infinitely more rewarding than her shallow “Marie Antoinette.” It sounds like I’ll be waiting a little bit longer. “Somewhere,” Coppola’s latest film about a once-famous actor (Stephen DOrff) coping with grief[...]

Coppola and Godard to Receive Academy’s Governors Awards

HollywoodNews.com: The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted last night to present the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award to producer-director Francis Ford Coppola and Honorary Awards to historian and preservationist Kevin Brownlow, director Jean-Luc Godard and actor Eli Wallach. All four awards will[...]
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