Tag Archives: Mike Mills

“20th Century Women” gets a warm Teaser Trailer

Lost a bit in the shuffle last week was the debut of the First Trailer for Mike Mills’ 20th Century Women. This film, which is set to screen in a few days at the New York Film Festival, is one of the remaining X factors in the awards race. This[...]

Hollywood Contenders – The State of The Race: Looking at potential Best Original Screenplay contenders

Good afternoon folks! It’s that time again. Yes, today I’m continuing on down the line with the last of the big eight categories and finishing off with the other writing one…yes, Best Original Screenplay. It’s the final one of the big eight categories today, but not the final installment of[...]

Mike Mills’ “20th Century Women” is the Centerpiece of the 2016 New York Film Festival

Earlier today, the New York Film Festival let loose with another announcement in regards to their 2016 slate. This follows on the heels of picking Ava DuVernay’s documentary The 13th as the Opening Night selection, of course. The Centerpiece has now been selected, and it’s 20th Century Women, the new[...]

Good Films you missed – 13 Assassins, The Skin I Live In, Tree of Life, Warrior

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com:This is the third of several year-end wrap essays detailing the year in film. This time, it’s about highlighting the good or great films that slipped under the radar somehow. Some got rave reviews and wide releases but stiffed at the box office while some never[...]

“Descendants,” “The Artist” lead Indie Spirit noms – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Mornings won’t get much busier than this at Awards Alley. Even when Oscar reveals his annual nominations, he has the decency of being the only game in town. Tuesday, as the New York Film Critics’ Circle (slowly) revealed their selections for the Best of 2011, the Independent[...]

Gotham goes with “Tree of Life,” “Beginners” in tie – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: And the winner at the Gotham Independent Film Awards, handed out Monday evening in New York City was … a pair of winners, actually. Juror Natalie Portman, in a video statement, explained that the Gotham jurors could not choose between Mike Mills’ “Beginners” and Terrence Malick’s “The[...]

Christopher Plummer receiving Hollywood Supporting Actor Award for “Beginners” – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The legendary Christopher Plummer, who has been earning raves for his performance in Mike Mills’ “Beginners” as a widower embracing his homosexuality, will receive the “Hollywood Supporting Actor Award” at this year’s 15th Annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Film Awards, presented by Starz Entertainment. The event[...]

Christopher Plummer joins David Fincher’s “Dragon Tattoo”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: As David Fincher’s “The Social Network” prepares to bombard theaters (it opens Oct. 1), his next feature continues to add prestigious cast members. Fincher is prepping an American adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.” To date, he has tapped Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara[...]

Focus zooms in on “Beginners” while Image nabs “Passion Play”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: A few last-minute sales out of the Toronto International Film Festival as the annual event officially drew to a close. Image Entertainment nabbed the rights to Mitch Glazer’s “Passion Play,” the story of a jazz trumpeter (Mickey Rourke) who might be falling in love with an angel (Megan[...]