Tag Archives: Michael Clayton

George Clooney: His best performances to date

When it comes to movie stars, few actors in Hollywood better encapsulate what you want out of a veteran A-lister than George Clooney. Not only is he an accomplished actor with an Academy Award on his mantle, he’s a highly regarded writer and director, with an Oscar for producing under[...]

Oscilloscope opening Tilda Swinton’s “Kevin” earlier – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Tilda Swinton has been generating a surprising amount of awards heat for her performance as an overwhelmed mother in Lynne Ramsay’s “We Need to Talk About Kevin.” I say “surprising” because the unpleasantness of Swinton’s character – a disinterested parent who may or may not be a[...]

National Board of Review goes with “Hugo,” Scorsese – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Traditionally, the National Board of Reviews prides itself on being one of the first organizations to announce its year-end film awards, celebrating the finest cinematic outputs of the previous 12 months. This year, in a desperate attempt to be first (with little value to show for it),[...]

George Clooney to be Honored at the Hollywood Film Festival’s Awards Gala

HollywoodNews.com: The 15th annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Film Awards, presented by Starz Entertainment, have announced that Oscar winner George Clooney will be honored with the “Hollywood Actor Award” for his critically acclaimed performance in Alexander Payne’s “The Descendants.” Clooney will be recognized at the festival’s Hollywood Film Awards Gala[...]

“Water for Elephants” soundtrack info released

By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: Though it won’t release for sale until April 19th, details about the “Water For Elephants” soundtrack have finally been announced. The 20-track album will focus on music relevant to the 1920’s setting of the film, containing both vintage and original pieces. Among Depression-era tracks will[...]

Matt Damon could be swayed to ‘Bourne’ with Gilroy as director

HollywoodNews.com: With Warner Bros. ecstatic today about Zack Snyder’s involvement with its “Superman” reboot, Universal had its own franchise horn to toot. Tony Gilroy, the beloved screenwriter of the Jason Bourne films, will be taking the directorial reigns of the fourth film, “The Bourne Legacy.” Gilroy has yet to crank[...]

It’s Time to Forgive Some Infamous Movie scenes

By Scott Mendelson hollywoodnews.com: As one of the two highest-of-high holy days in the Jewish religion, Yom Kippur basically involves asking forgiveness for the past transgressions against God over the previous year. But arguably as important is Erev Yom Kippur, which is the day before the high holy day, which involves[...]

‘The American’ review: Suspense prevails in George Clooney’s silence

By Anthony D’Alessandro HollywoodNews.com: Despite his good looks and accessible leading man aura, George Clooney’s canon is comprised of social outsiders and in certain cases, as in his latest hypnotic thriller “The American” — nomads. And to Clooney’s credit as an actor, he doesn’t get bogged down by the Hollywood system whereby[...]

George Clooney heads to court, Italian-style

HollywoodNews.com: George Clooney landed an Oscar nomination for portraying a lawyer in “Michael Clayton,” but on Friday, the actor had the chance to appear in court – for real, not for play. Clooney took the stand in a Milan, Italy courtroom yesterday to testify against three men who were nabbed for[...]

Helen Mirren’s ‘Prime Suspect: The Complete Collection’ to be released

HollywoodNews.com: Helen Mirren’s iconic, Emmy-winning role in “Prime Suspect: The Complete Collection” helped the show win more than 20 major international awards, including seven Emmys® and a Peabody. Now fans will be able to relive the classic moments on their home television when it debuts on DVD from Acorn Media[...]
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