Tag Archives: Michael Mann

NYFF’s Secret Screening: what could it be?

Yesterday it was announced that there would be a Special Screening at the 52nd New York Film Festival. Last year, the fest didn’t have a “Secret Screening” like it had done the prior two years, so the announcement has immediately led to some speculation about what title will be playing.[...]

Spotlight on the Stars: Tom Cruise

For this week’s spotlight piece, I wanted to take a look at a real A-lister, and that happens to be Tom Cruise. For some, he’s become just an aging action hero, while others long for the days when he still did drama. Personally, I’m still enamored with the star power[...]

“American Hustle,” by David O. Russell, to be honored with the “Hollywood Costume and Production Design Awards”

“American Hustle,” the new film directed by David O. Russell, will be honored with the Hollywood Costume and Production Design Awards, it was announced today by Carlos de Abreu, founder and executive producer of the 17th Annual Hollywood Film Awards. The honor will be bestowed to Michael Wilkinson and Judy[...]

Los Angeles Times to be Presenting Sponsor for 2012 Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Film Awards

HollywoodNews.com: Entering their sixteenth year, the Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Film Awards announced today that the Los Angeles Times will be the Presenting Sponsor of this year’s festival and star-studded gala. “We are very honored and excited to have the Los Angeles Times as our Presenting Sponsor,” said founder and[...]

“Drive” channels Scorsese, Mann for suspenseful genre thrills – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: For me, the worst part about Nicolas Winding Refn’s “Drive” is that once it’s over, I’ll never be able to see it for the first time again. Make no mistake, I plan to see it again. But I’ll know what happens to Ryan Gosling’s unnamed driver and[...]

‘The Town’ is crippled by its own fairytale desires

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: “The Town” is a film that is crippled by its own fairytale desires. While the picture pertains to be a character-driven drama about a Boston bank robber and his desire to go straight, it is undone by a refusal to even acknowledge that its lead character has[...]

Michael Mann bringing director’s cut of “Mohicans” to Blu-ray

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Before he was Bill “The Butcher,” oil baron Daniel Plainview, or self-obsessed Italian film director Guido Contini, Daniel Day-Lewis stalked through the jungle to play Hawkeye in Michael Mann’s Oscar-nominated adaptation of James Fenimore Cooper’s “The Last of the Mohicans.” A definitive, director’s cut of the 1992[...]

Dustin Hoffman’s new drama series “Luck” picked up by HBO

HollywoodNews.com: Dustin Hoffman’s new drama series entitled “Luck” has just been picked up by HBO. The series focuses on horse racing and is from “The Wire’s” David Milch and “Heat’s” Michael Mann. Michael Lombardo, president of HBO programming, said, “Michael Mann delivered a pilot from David Milch’s brilliant script that[...]

Hollywood Writers Flock to Cable

By Malina Saval hollywoodnews.com : With studios making few and fewer films each year—Disney went from 38 in 2000 to 12 in 2010) acclaimed hollywood screenwriters are turning to cable TV for series dramas and small screen movies. Michael Mann (“Heat”) is directing a pilot for HBO. Kathryn Bigelow (“The[...]

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[...]
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