Steve McQueen and a phenomenal ensemble cast help make "Widows" look effortless                "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs" offers something for every type of Coen Brothers fan                Updated Academy Award predictions for early November                Review Round-Up: "Dr. Seuss' The Grinch", "El Angel" "The Long Dumb Road", and "Outlaw King"                Taking a look at potential Best Documentary Feature contenders                "The Front Runner" is a terrific and timely film for right around Election Day                Hollywood Film Awards Marked the Launch of Awards Season                Taking a first crack at Golden Globe predictions                “The Favourite” and “The Front Runner”: Films to see in November                Awkwafina to Host 22nd Hollywood Film Awards                Review Round-Up: "Bodied", "The Nutcracker and the Four Realms", and "The Other Side of the Wind"                Rosamund Pike is a force to be reckoned with in "A Private War"                Black Panther, Incredibles 2 to Receive Hollywood Film Awards                "Boy Erased" has Joel Edgerton stretching himself as a prestige filmmaker                Rami Malek does his best to elevate "Bohemian Rhapsody" from being a standard biopic        

Tag Archives: Navy

“Zero Dark Thirty” by Kathryn Bigelow teaser

by Mark Johnson HollywoodNews.com: Kathryn Bigelow (deservedly) became the first female to win the Best Director Oscar for her Best Picture winning film The Hurt Locker (2010). Her controversial follow-up to Locker looks to be just as intense, as she and her Oscar winning scripter, Mark Boal, take us into the[...]

Box Office Winner is “Act of Valor”

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: In yet another stupidly crowded weekend at the box office (in such a crowded marketplace where only one new release debuted on more than 2,200 screens), we had yet another solid surprise, as the low-budget Act of Valor topped the box office with a $24.5 million debut.[...]

Disney withdraws Navy SEAL Team 6 request

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It was lining up to be a potential Jerry Bruckheimer production, or a possible successor to the “National Treasure” franchise. But now another studio will be telling the story of the Navy’s SEAL Team 6, the unit that captured and killed Osama Bin Laden. Walt Disney Co. withdrew[...]

14th Annual Hollywood Film Festival unveils line-up

HollywoodNews.com: The 14th Annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Awards, presented by Starz, has unveiled its line-up of finalists for this year’s festival, founder and executive director Carlos de Abreu announced today. The programming includes features, documentaries and shorts from around the world. The Hollywood Film Festival, which takes place October[...]

Alexander Skarsgard teases ‘Battleship,’ ‘True Blood’ finale

HollywoodNews.com: Alexander Skarsgard will be going before the cameras this week as the film production of the Hasbro Game “Battleship” ramps up. The “True Blood” actor will be flying to Hawaii. Skarsgard will be joined on the set by fellow cast members Taylor Kitsch, Rihanna and supermodel Brooklyn Decker –[...]

Cinematographer William Fraker – A Legend Goes to Heaven

By Bob Fisher HollywoodNews.com: A large crowd packed the American Society of Cinematographers clubhouse, in Hollywood, on Saturday, July 10, to say goodbye to a legend who will live in their hearts forever. William A. Fraker, ASC, aka Billy, died on May 31 at age 86. The crowd at[...]

Bill Fraker goes to Heaven

By Bob Fisher HollywoodNews.com: Legendary cinematographer William A. Fraker, ASC, BSC went to heaven last Wednesday evening. Fraker was 86 years old. The story of his life and career is like a script for a feel good Hollywood movie. His grandmother was a teacher in Mexico during the revolution, which brought[...]