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Nominees for the Critics Choice Television Awards include “24: Live Another Day” and many more

Yesterday, the nominations for the 5th annual Critics Choice Television Awards were announced. The sister group to the Critics Choice Movie Awards, this is what could be looked at as a bit of an Emmy Awards precursor, if you will. I’m not exactly an expert when it comes to TV[...]

Melanie Lynskey shines in emotional Sundance hit “Hello, I Must Be Going” – AWARDS

Hollywoodnews.com: Tweet about Melanie Lynskey, and the actress might respond. I took to the social media tool shortly after screening Todd Louiso’s Sundance hit “Hello, I Must Be Going” to comment on Lynskey’s heartwrenching, multi-faceted performance. Not that I was surprised. She consistently has delivered engrossing turns in welcome dramas[...]

Los Angeles Film Festival Keynote Speaker Chris McGurk

HollywoodNews.com: Several new events at the 2012 Los Angeles Film Festival were announced this morning including this year’s Festival Keynote Speaker, Chris McGurk, Chariman and CEO of Cinedigm Entertainment group. On June 16, McGurk will speak on the art and business of independent film by addressing the Renaissance of Indie[...]

Keira Knightley, Steve Carell begin work on “End of the World”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Considering the fact that end of the world is rumored to be happening this Saturday, May 21, its seems appropriate for production to begin on the pre-apocalyptic comedy “Seeking a Friend for the End of the World.” Keira Knightley and Steve Carell co-star in writer-director Lorene Scafaria’s[...]

Kurt Russell to star in Don Handfield’s ‘Touchback’

HollywoodNews.com: Freedom Films named Kurt Russell as the head high-school football coach in Writer/Director Don Handfield’s Touchback, which stars Brian Presley (“Home of the Brave”), Melanie Lynskey as his wife, (“Up in the Air,” “The Informant,” “Sweet Home Alabama”) and Academy Award and Golden Globe winner Christine Lahti as his[...]

Hollywood Discovery Awards – Be Discovered and Become the Next Hollywood Star

HollywoodNews.com: The Casting Society of America (CSA), Hollywoodnews.com and Yahoo! Movies are teaming up with the Hollywood Film Festival® and the Hollywood Awards®, to present the Hollywood Discovery Awards®, a nationwide acting competition which will celebrate the talent and star quality of two lucky winners. A blue-ribbon panel of casting[...]

Matt Damon spills secrets as ‘The Informant!’

BY SEAN O’CONNELL HollywoodNews.com stays on top of the latest DVD and Blu-ray releases so you know which films are worth your time and money. This week, we recommend: ‘The Informant!’ Matt Damon certainly deserved an Oscar nomination for his work last year. But if we ran the Academy, we would have recognized[...]

MacGruber leads SXSW 2010 Features Lineup

BY STAFF The South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference and Festival is thrilled to announce the complete features lineup for this year’s Festival, March 12 – 20, 2010 in Austin, Texas. Over the course of nine days, 119 features will screen at the festival, with 55 of those having their[...]

‘Up’ finally airborne while ‘Avatar’ soars

Those who keep an eye on the annual Oscar race have been hearing about “Up In the Air” since September, when director Jason Reitman flew his comedy-drama to back-to-back film festivals in Telluride and Toronto. Buzz has steadily increased as more people (both inside and out of the industry) managed[...]