Tag Archives: Michel Hazanavicius

The 84th Academy Awards: If I had been a voter

Once again today I’m going to be taking a look back at a recent Oscar lineup and explaining what my vote would have been in each of the big eight categories we all follow so intently each season. I previously mentioned that potentially I could do this once a week[...]

“Argo” on its way to Oscar – Ben Affleck

The winners of the Directors Guild of America Outstanding Directorial Achievement Awards for 2012 were announced tonight during the 65th Annual DGA Awards Dinner at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland in Los Angeles. Ben Affleck won the DGA’s Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for[...]

Oscar Actors predictions: Daniel Day-Lewis or John Hawkes or Hugh Jackman or Joaquin Phoenix or Denzel Washington or ?

HollywoodNews.com: Oscar Predicitons, how I love thee yet how I hate thee. As I revealed the newest set of predictions this time around and took a look at the next five months, I haven’t dived into serious awards analysis in a while. A lot of the reason was[...]

Bully: Harvey Fights Back – Bully to be released unrated

HollywoodNews.com: After a recent plea to the MPAA by BULLY teen Alex Libby and The Weinstein Company (TWC) Co-Chairman Harvey Weinstein failed – by one vote – to get the film its deserved PG-13 rating, TWC is choosing to move forward with releasing the film unrated by the MPAA on[...]

Oscars: “The Artist” cast speaks! — AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Before we put the Academy Awards to bed, I wanted to repost our interviews with the cast and crew of “The Artist,” last night’s winner for Best Picture. Over the course of the lengthy (lengthy) awards marathon, I was lucky enough to interview Best Director winner Michel[...]

Oscars: “The Artist” prevails on an uneven night – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Michel Hazanavicius’ “The Artist” lost a number of key technical categories to Martin Scorsese’s “Hugo” but still prevailed in the top Oscar slot on Sunday night, claiming trophies for Best Picture, Director, and Actor (for Jean Dujardin). It was a great night for Harvey Weinstein, who helped[...]

Oscars: “The Artist” appears dominant after multiple BAFTA wins – ANALYSIS

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: “Ain’t no stopping us now!” That’s likely what “The Artist” producers (and awards backer) are singing behind the scenes as they wait for the Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 26. Michel Hazanavicius’ black-and-white ode to the silent film era has picked up virtually every major award leading[...]

Oscars: Jean Dujardin in ill-timed French poster scandal – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: So far, suave Jean Dujardin has cruised through the awards race on behalf of his charming, silent turn in Michel Hazanavicius’ “The Artist.” But back home in France, the actor is bumping into a minor controversy surrounding an upcoming movie he has made with his “Artist” collaborator.[...]

Oscars: How does “The Help” SAG win shake up the Best Picture race? – ANALYSIS

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Not so fast, Oscar prognosticators (myself, included). There might be a little more juice in this year’s Oscar race than previously assumed. One night after “The Artist” seemed to button up a Best Picture Oscar by picking up the Directors Guild trophy for Michel Hazanavicius, Tate Taylor’s[...]

Oscars: Does “Artist” DGA win mean Best Picture race is over? – ANALYSIS

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: The domination continues. The latest award to fall at the feet of Michel Hazanavicius’ mighty “The Artist” was a Directors Guild nod for the helmer, himself. Minutes after Hazanavicus picked up his trophy Saturday evening, Twitter exploded with confirmation of something we’ve known for weeks now: “The[...]
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