Tag Archives: Melissa Leo

Kristen Stewart says strip club owner offered her a job

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: If this acting thing doesn’t pan out for “Twilight” star Kristen Stewart, the performer says she has an offbeat secondary career track all lined up. “I went to a strip club with the director and the costume designer [for ‘Welcome to the Rileys’], and it being an odd[...]

This Week In Movies – “Jackass 3D,” “Red,” “Conviction”

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: Box office-wise this will probably be known as the week that clearly marked the decline of western civilization. With its near stunning $50 million gross Paramount’s scatological gross-out epic “Jackass 3D” exceeded expectations on about the same level as it managed to exceed any expectation of taste.[...]

Hollywood Movie Roundup: ‘Jackass 3D,’ ‘Red’ duke it out

HollywoodNews.com: Box office bean counters are foreseeing another faceoff at the box office between Paramount’s MTV eight-year old franchise “Jackass 3D” and Summit Entertainment’s comic book shoot ‘em up “Red” starring Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren, Morgan Freeman and John Malkovich. “Jackass” is predicted to bring in about $30 million, while “Red”[...]

Awards Season Roundup: Is Kristen Stewart entering the Oscar race?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com’s Awards Season Roundup collects insights from around the Internet on films that are running in the Oscar race. Jake Scott’s “Welcome to the Rileys,” with Kristen Stewart, James Gandolfini and Melissa Leo, is having its big press day in New York in two weeks. Ahead of that,[...]

TIFF ’10: ‘Conviction’ fights the good fight, while ‘Never Let Me Go’ offers sci-fi from the heart

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Sometimes you know exactly what you are going to get from a film before you even step foot in the theater. Tony Goldwyn’s “Conviction” delivers that type of movie-going experience. What you see in the official synopsis is what you will see on the screen. Nothing more,[...]

TIFF ’10: Hilary Swank and Sam Rockwell face a “Conviction”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We continue to preview anticipated titles screening at the 35th Toronto International Film Festival in our “Road to Toronto” feature. The fest kicks off on Sept. 9, and HollywoodNews.com will be on the ground bringing you reviews, interviews, and a clearer glimpse at the ever-shifting Oscar race. To read[...]

Gotham Independent Film Awards to take place in New York City

HollywoodNews.com: IFP, now called Independent Filmmaker Project, the nation’s oldest and largest organization of independent filmmakers, today announced that the 20th Anniversary Gotham Independent Film Awards will take place again this year at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City, on Monday, November 29th. The first award show of[...]

Lots of evidence that ‘Salt’ was heavily tinkered with in the editing room

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: Andre Braugher is doing okay these days. He may not be a multi-millionaire, but he’s been working quite steadily since his star-making role in “Homicide: Life on the Street” ended in May of 1999. He’s been a lead in a handful of TV series (“Gideon’s Crossing,” “Hack,”[...]

Kristen Stewart’s ‘Welcome to the Rileys’ releases trailer

HollywoodNews.com: “Welcome to the Rileys” stars Kristen Stewart, James Gandolfini, and Melissa Leo in a heart-wrenching story about a damaged man who seeks salvation by caring for a wayward young woman. The film has already gotten some buzz at the Sundance Film Festival, and now the film has just released the[...]

America Ferrera’s ‘The Dry Land’ releases official trailer

HollywoodNews.com: America Ferrera’s latest film, “The Dry Land,” has just released the official trailer for the film. James (Ryan O’Nan) returns from Iraq to face a new battle—reintegrating into his small-town life in Texas. His wife (America Ferrera), his mother (Melissa Leo), and his friend (Jason Ritter) provide support, but they[...]
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