Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, and Rachel Weisz are a deliciously dark trio in "The Favourite"                "Ralph Breaks the Internet" is a clever and winning sequel for Disney                Alfonso Cuarón tells a deeply personal story with absolute precision in "Roma"                "Creed II" is an outstanding sequel and one of the year's best films                Strong showings for "Eighth Grade" and "You Were Never Really Here" highlight the Independent Spirit Award nominations                Review: Round-Up: "At Eternity's Gate", "The Clovehitch Killer", "Jonathan", and "The Last Race"                "Green Book" is a crowd pleaser of the highest order and a definite Oscar contender                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        

Tag Archives: Patton Oswalt

Academy launches its first digital video series: “Academy Originals”

The Academy launches a new digital documentary-style video series, “Academy Originals,” which examines everything from the creative process, to the moments that changed the course of filmmaking, to the artists who are charting its future. Academy Originals is now available on Oscars.org/AcademyOriginals and YouTube.com/AcademyOriginals. The series launches today with three[...]

And the Oscars will go to … — AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Do or die time. After month and months of tracking the Oscar race, it’s time to put up (and shut up) by posting my official picks for Sunday night’s Academy Awards. And while I have been saying (OK, complaining) that too many of tonight’s winners are all[...]

Oscars: Reese Witherspoon to present to Alexander Payne at ACE Eddie Awards – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Reese Witherspoon, whose latest film “This Means War” opens in theaters next week, will join editor Kevin Tent, A.C.E. to present “The Descendants” director – and her “Election” collaborator – Alexander Payne with the ACE Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year honor at the 62nd Annual ACE[...]

Zooey Deschanel, Patton Oswalt’s Twitter account and “Extremely Loud” in today’s Oscar news — AWARSD ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: What? You thought that once the Oscar nominations were revealed, things would slow down a tad? That we’d have a moment to catch our breath, maybe visit with loved ones we’ve neglected since September, and think about films other than the ones that are up for an[...]

Oscars: Charlize Theron’s “Young Adult” heading to Berlin – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Jason Reitman’s successfully killing two birds with one stone. The Oscar-nominated director revealed that his latest film, “Young Adult,” will screen at the Berlin Film Festival in February. The screening also will serve as the film’s German premiere. “Young Adult” has been earning its stars awards recognition leading[...]

ACE Eddie Awards for best editing announced – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: The American Cinema Editors announced their nominations for the 62nd Annual ACE Eddie Awards Monday morning, recognizing outstanding editing in nine categories of film, television and documentaries. Like the Golden Globes, the editors divide their films between “Dramatic” and “Comedic” categories, so its tough to peg how[...]

DiCaprio, Clooney and Bob Dylan confirmed for the Critics’ Choice – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Leonardo DiCaprio, George Clooney, Dustin Hoffman, Sir Ben Kingsley and more have been announced as presenters at Thursday night’s 17th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards, which are being held at the Hollywood Palladium and televised live on VH1. The star-studded affair, thrown annually by the Broadcast Film Critics’[...]

Patton Oswalt on Charlize Theron, “Big Fan” fans and the comedy of “Young Adult” – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Jason Reitman’s “Young Adult” finally opened in limited release last Friday, Dec. 9, though the dark comedy has been in the Oscar discussion for weeks. Even before positive reviews started circulating, awards trackers highlighted “Adult” on their release calendars because it reunited Reitman with his “Juno” screenwriter,[...]

Jason Reitman, Diablo Cody talk Charlize Theron, Patton Oswalt and “Young Adult” – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The last time Jason Reitman directed a Diablo Cody script, audiences were treated to the goofily hip “Juno,” and the Academy was charmed. They went in different directions afterward – he to direct George Clooney through “Up In the Air,” and she to flex her inner demons[...]

Charlize Theron on playing ugly, going home again, and “Young Adult” – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Early buzz on Paramount’s “Young Adult” swirled in from all different directions. The dark comedy marked the reunion of “Juno” collaborators Jason Reitman (Oscar nominee) and Diablo Cody (Oscar winner). It reportedly featured an out-of-character dramatic turn by comedian Patton Oswalt, playing a small-town loser wrestling with[...]
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