"The Sisters Brothers" spins a unique Western yarn                "Colette" is another period piece showcase for Kiera Knightley                John C. Reilly looks like a late breaking Academy Award player in the Trailer for "Stan & Ollie"                Brie Larson saves the day in the First Trailer for "Captain Marvel"                The Toronto International Film Festival boosts "Green Book" with its Top Prize                Updated Academy Award predictions for early September                "White Boy Rick" is a compelling character study and period piece                Taking a look at potential Best Supporting Actress contenders                Shane Black gives "The Predator" his signature clever spin                Venice Film Festival award winners include "The Favourite" and "Roma"                Taking a look at potential Best Supporting Actor contenders                Watch out for Ben Foster in Best Supporting Actor for "Leave No Trace"                "The Favourite" releases a new Trailer to build off of its positive festival buzz                "All About Nina" and "Fahrenheit 11/9": Films to look forward to in September                Trailer for "The Front Runner" and Buzz from Telluride suggest another Oscar player for Jason Reitman        

Tag Archives: novelist

The Key to Oscar-buzzed “Sarah’s Key”

HollywoodNews.com: The phenomenon of “Sarah’s Key” as book club darling and thrilling feature film illustrates: 65 years since liberation, the Holocaust still fascinates, perplexes, and vexes. Whatever anyone may say to the contrary: this subject is not going away. At breakfast at the Crosby Street Hotel last week, novelist Tatiana de[...]

Gilles Marini on ‘Brothers and Sisters,’ ‘Royal Pains’

By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith HollywoodNews.com: The question of whether there’ll be a sixth season of ABC’s “Brothers and Sisters” has yet to be decided — but some are already starting a letter writing campaign. That’s gratifying news to the show’s Gilles Marini, who points out, “I think[...]

Oprah Winfrey is easily the most charitable celeb once again

HollywoodNews.com: Oprah Winfrey is yet again the most charitable celebrity as she gave away more than $40 million last year. The donation numbers are from 2009 as they are the most recent available ones, states People. Oprah’s donations were mostly given through the Oprah Winfrey Foundation for causes including education and[...]

“Let Me In” director Matt Reeves opens up, explains why he remade “Let the Right One In”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: From the minute it was announced that Hollywood planned a remake of Tomas Alfredson’s beloved vampire drama “Let the Right One In,” there has been backlash. More people complained once it was revealed that Matt Reeves, director of the shaky-cam gimmick thriller “Cloverfield,” would be at the[...]

Miley Cyrus sings her “Last Song,” while Fey and Carell share “Date Night”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com stays on top of the latest DVD and Blu-ray releases so you know which films are worth your time and money. This week, we review: “The Last Song” (Blu-ray) Given the pop-culture crossover appeal of entertainer Miley Cyrus and novelist Nicholas Sparks, I half-expected “The Last Song” to[...]

Oscar-winner Patricia Neal dies at age 84

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Hollywood stage and screen legend Patricia Neal died on Sunday following a battle with lung cancer. She was 84. Neal, a native of Tennessee, will be remembered for numerous accomplishments on and off the screen. Most notably, she won the Academy Award in 1964 for playing Melvyn Douglas’s[...]

Ridley Scott may wage “The Forever War”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Ridley Scott’s plate seems full. Yet from the look of things, he just made room for something else. Author Joe Halderman posted on his LiveJournal page that Oscar-winning screenwriter David Webb Peoples (Clint Eastwood’s “Unforgiven”) has submitted an adaptation of the novelist’s “The Forever War,” with the intention[...]

Chris Pine will star as Jack Ryan in winter or early spring

HollywoodNews.com: Notice any big franchise titles missing from the summer box office? Remember novelist Tom Clancy’s character Jack Ryan? Producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura reveals that Jack Ryan will return before the cameras in “Moscow” in either late winter or early spring. Chris Pine of “Star Trek” fame is expected[...]