"Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" is the best animated film of the year                Snubs and surprises mark the Screen Actors Guild nominations as "A Star Is Born" leads the way                2018 Critics Choice nominations led by Yorgos Lanthimos' "The Favourite"                Nicole Kidman: Boy Erased and Destroyer - Hollywood Film Tribute                “Beautiful Boy” – Timothée Chalamet: Hollywood Film Tribute                “First Man” by Damien Chazelle: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy - Hollywood Film Tribute                Natalie Portman shines in the otherwise confounding "Vox Lux"                Golden Globe nominations announced! "Vice" leads the charge!                “Green Book” - Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali: Hollywood Film Tribute                "Mary Queen of Scots" can't live up to its royal lineage                "Ben Is Back" sees father and filmmaker Peter Hedges direct his son Lucas Hedges to a brilliant performance                Hollywood Film Tribute: GLENN CLOSE for her excellent performances                A final crack at Golden Globe nominations before Thursday's announcement                “Mary Poppins Returns” and “Once Upon a Deadpool”: Films to see in December                Review Round-Up: "Elliot: The Littlest Reindeer" and "The Mercy"        

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Charlie Chaplin’s granddaughters hosting special screening of “The Artist” – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Michel Hazanavicius must be over the moon. The director of the silent comedy “The Artist” is an enormous fan of Charlie Chaplin. And today, the Weinstein Company announces that Carmen and Dolores Chaplin, granddaughters of Hollywood icon, are hosting a special screening of the Oscar contender days[...]

“J. Edgar” trailer airs tonight – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The first official trailer for Clint Eastwood’s anticipated “J. Edger” is scheduled to air tonight on “Access Hollywood,” giving us our first look at footage of Leonardo DiCaprio playing J. Edgar Hoover, the iconic (and, some would way, controversial) head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Warner Bros.[...]

25 things you didn’t know about Anderson Cooper

HollywoodNews.com: With his daytime talk show, Anderson, making its debut, I thought I’d do two things: re-post this photo of Anderson Cooper and me shortly before Barack Obama spoke at the 2008 Democratic National Convention; and share with you this silly little US Weekly feature on The Silver Fox[...]

Leonardo DiCaprio in second “J. Edgar” pic – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Leo looks properly formidable. Naomi looks subservient. Now we’re itching to see some actually footage so we can start analyzing dialogue, accents and other factors that will go towards selling Clint Eastwood’s period biopic “J. Edgar.” Warner Bros. continues to tease the drama, which is sidestepping the[...]

Joaquin Phoenix might fall in love with J. Edgar Hoover onscreen

HollywoodNews.com: Evidence that Joaquin Phoenix is certainly still there in the acting world, word arises that he’s being offered the chance to play J. Edgar Hoover’s lover in the new Clint Eastwood film about the controversial FBI director. DiCaprio is being looked at to play Hoover and once his deal[...]

Martin Scorsese’s “Letter to Elia” acquired by Fox

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: An anticipated documentary which screened at a few hefty film festivals was just acquired by a major studio. The picture is “A Letter to Elia,” Martin Scorsese’s new documentary exploring the life and talent of Oscar-winning director Elia Kazan. The film, co-directed by Scorsese and Kent Jones, was[...]

Shanti Lowry excited over the success of silent film “Louis”

By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith HollywoodNews.com: “We were waiting to see, ‘Does this work?’ The answer is ‘Yes!’ We sold out in every city. The people really enjoyed it and gave us long standing ovations.” So says Shanti Lowry, who has the distinction of[...]