"The Sisters Brothers" spins a unique Western yarn                "Colette" is another period piece showcase for Kiera Knightley                John C. Reilly looks like a late breaking Academy Award player in the Trailer for "Stan & Ollie"                Brie Larson saves the day in the First Trailer for "Captain Marvel"                The Toronto International Film Festival boosts "Green Book" with its Top Prize                Updated Academy Award predictions for early September                "White Boy Rick" is a compelling character study and period piece                Taking a look at potential Best Supporting Actress contenders                Shane Black gives "The Predator" his signature clever spin                Venice Film Festival award winners include "The Favourite" and "Roma"                Taking a look at potential Best Supporting Actor contenders                Watch out for Ben Foster in Best Supporting Actor for "Leave No Trace"                "The Favourite" releases a new Trailer to build off of its positive festival buzz                "All About Nina" and "Fahrenheit 11/9": Films to look forward to in September                Trailer for "The Front Runner" and Buzz from Telluride suggest another Oscar player for Jason Reitman        

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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[...]