Tag Archives: Margin Call

And the Oscars will go to … — AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Do or die time. After month and months of tracking the Oscar race, it’s time to put up (and shut up) by posting my official picks for Sunday night’s Academy Awards. And while I have been saying (OK, complaining) that too many of tonight’s winners are all[...]

Oscars: Don’t be an R-rated film if you want to be nominated

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: For a list of the complete nominations, go HERE. As always, click on the movies with links for the original theatrical review. I write a lot about the inexplicable trend of how the various year-end awards groups only consider ‘appropriate’ movies to be considered awards-material. [...]

“Margin Call” gets a sleek, star-studded trailer

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: “Margin Call,” a new thriller from director J.C. Chandor, has traces of John Grisham’s DNA yet benefits from a ripped-from-the-headlines narrative that trades in recession talk, debt ceilings, credit scandals and more. The film earned solid reviews at Sundance earlier this year, with kudos being dished out[...]

Kevin Spacey is one of the ‘Horrible Bosses’

Hollywoodnews.com: Kevin Spacey has signed on to New Line’s “Horrible Bosses” comedy just prior to its July 6 production start in Los Angeles. Spacey joins an all-star cast that includes Colin Farrell, Jennifer Aniston, Jamie Foxx, Jason Bateman, Charlie Day and Jason Sudiekis. Directed by Seth Gordon, film follows three best[...]