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‘The Social Network’ remains firmly locked as Oscar front-runner

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: A handful of new releases were not enough to dethrone the buzzy and generally terrific ‘founding of Facebook’ drama “The Social Network” from the top spot this weekend. Dropping a measly 30%, the David Fincher picture grossed $15.5 million in its second weekend. With a ten-day total[...]

Harvey Weinstein gives John Lennon a terrific 70th birthday gift

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: John Lennon’s getting a terrific 70th birthday gift from Harvey Weinstein. The Weinstein Company is going to release “Nowhere Boy,” the critically acclaimed film about Lennon’s early life with mom and aunt in Liverpool, on October 8th. That’s the day before Lennon would have become a septugenarian. “Nowhere Boy”[...]

John Lennon Film Set for 70th Birthday Release

BY ROGER FRIEDMAN “Nowhere Boy,” the acclaimed film that tells the story of John Lennon’s early days, has gotten a US release date. I am told that The Weinstein Company will give “Nowhere Boy” its launch on Friday, October 8th, to mark what would have been Lennon’s 70th birthday the next day. “Nowhere[...]

BAFTA announces 2010 nominations

BAFTA has announced the nominations and the list includes lead nods going to “Avatar,” “An Education,” and “The Hurt Locker.” That is not to say that they didn’t throw us some surprises in the meantime. Many films that have been in the buzz that were left out are the acclaimed[...]