Tag Archives: Mamie Gummer

“Ricki and the Flash”: Meryl Steep back in the Oscar hunt once again?

It’s basically a joke in Hollywood (one made at last year’s Academy Awards, in fact) that whenever Meryl Streep makes a movie she gets an Oscar nomination for it. The only exceptions tend to be when she veers more towards lighter fare, but this week she’ll challenge that notion with[...]

Jesse Eisenberg and Jason Segel sparkle in “The End of the Tour” Trailer

I’ve only been to the Sundance Film Festival once, but every single year I’m on the lookout for which titles from Park City could make the transition to the Academy Award race late in the year. Sundance this year had a handful of offerings that meet such criteria, but none[...]

Meryl Streep: Trailer drops for “Ricki and the Flash”

As is almost always the case, it seems like we’re going to have a Meryl Streep performance in contention for another Academy Award nomination. Luckily for us though, this year it appears like Streep has a bit of a change up in store here, as opposed to overly serious melodrama[...]

Jennifer Aniston hopes to score a Best Actress nomination with ‘Cake’

One of the more interesting things about film festivals is seeing how the various well regarded independent films are handled once the tests end. Some seek to capitalize on their buzz and open as soon as possible, while others strategically plan to begin their release later on in the year,[...]

NO MORE BULLYING: 13 million kids get bullied every year

HollywoodNews.com: Today is Twitter Tuesday! Dedicate your Tweets to Stop Bullying. NO MORE BULLYING: 13 million kids get bullied every year. It’s time to take a stand. RT to STOP Bullying. #BULLYMOVIE “BULLY,” the highly anticipated anti-bullying documentary (in theaters March 30th), has sparked a protest and now a movement, as[...]

Sarah Silverman guesting on CBS’ “Good Wife”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Sarah Silverman will be taking her act to the small screen. According to the writing staff of CBS’ “The Good Wife,” who Tweeted the news late Tuesday night, that Silverman will appear on an upcoming episode of the weekly drama. “BREAKING NEWS for those of you who are still[...]

Richard Dreyfuss on ‘Lightkeepers,’ leaving the Screen Actor’s Guild, and lasting in Hollywood

By Todd Gilchrist HollywoodNews.com: For most entertainment journalists, there are only a handful of times when an actor or filmmaker is unguarded enough or unafraid to tell the truth about their experiences in Hollywood. Mind you, it’s understandable that these folks would not want to bad-mouth projects or jeopardize future plans,[...]

Tribeca Film Festival: “Murderball” Director’s Feature debut

By Scott Feinberg On Saturday evening, “Monogamy” (video preview) — the feature debut of Dana Adam Shapiro, who won an Oscar for co-directing the great documentary “Murderball” (2005) — premiered at the Borough of Manhattan Community College as part of the ninth annual Tribeca Film Festival. Ironically, it followed a screening[...]