"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                “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        

Tag Archives: Pete Hammond

This Week In Movies By Pete Hammond – The Help

HollywoodNews.com: Is “The Help” another “Blind Side” at the boxoffice? Comparisons have already been made between the two films as both deal with a southern white woman helping less fortunate African Americans to stand up and shine. Of course the two stories are wildly different , taking place[...]

Will Meryl, Jason and Clint ride the film festival circuit? – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Three titles were conspicuously absent from the recently announced programming at this fall’s Venice and Toronto film festivals: Jason Reitman’s “Young Adult,” Phyllida Lloyd’s “The Iron Lady” and Clint Eastwood’s “J. Edgar,” all of which are expected by most pundits to make some noise in the upcoming[...]

This Week In Movies By Pete Hammond

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: This week in movies was obviously consumed with Oscars on Sunday and the crowning of The King’s Speech which with its four trophies including Best Picture, Best Actor for Colin Firth, Best Director for Tom Hooper and Best Original Screenplay for David Seidler has now[...]

Golden Globe predictions from the top experts

By Gold Derby News Desk hollywoodnews.com: The Golden Globes will be doled out this Sunday. We assembled expert predictions from two dozen top awards pundits. They forecast all the races and expect a fierce battle between “The King’s Speech” and “The Social Network” for Best Drama Picture. However, they think three[...]

Tom O’Neil & Pete Hammond track Oscar race for Best Supporting Actress

By Tom O’Neil hollywoodnews.com: Pete Hammond (Deadline Hollywood) and I agree that Melissa Leo (“The Fighter”) has a slight edge in the Oscar race for Best Supporting Actress, but she has many feisty rivals, including “The Fighter” costar Amy Adams, “The King’s Speech” queen Helena Bonham Carter, maybe even Jackie Weaver[...]

Tom and Pete track Oscar race for Best Supporting Actor

By Tom O’Neil hollywoodnews.com: Pete Hammond (Deadline Hollywood) and I agree that there are two Oscar locks for nominations as Best Supporting Actor: Christian Bale (“The Fighter”) and Geoffrey Rush (“The King’s Speech”). There are many strong rivals for those other three slots. Who’ll win? Watch our slugfest below, then see[...]

Can Nicole Kidman Upset the Oscar’s Best Actress Race?

By Tom O’Neil hollywoodnews.com: Pete Hammond (Deadline Hollywood) and I agree that Natalie Portman (“Black Swan”) and Annette Bening (“The Kids Are All Right”) are the Oscar front-runners to win Best Actress, but we also take seriously a third rival: Nicole Kidman (“Rabbit Hole”). Beware: Nicole could prove to be the[...]

SAG ballots are out. Whom should they pick? – AWARDS SEASON ROUNDUP

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com’s Awards Season Roundup collects insights from around the Internet on films that are running in the Oscar race. Members of the Screen Actors Guild’s nominating committee will receive their ballots today. They need to fill them out and mail them back by Dec. 13. Nominations will be[...]

Awards Season Roundup: Watch Fincher on the “Social Network” set

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com’s Awards Season Roundup collects insights from around the Internet on films that are running in the Oscar race. Why wait for the DVD? Slash Film has links to some B-roll, behind-the-scenes footage that shows David Fincher and his team hard at work on “The Social Network.” So what[...]

This Week In Movies By Pete Hammond: “SAW VII,” “Stone,” “The Girl That Kicked The Hornet’s Nest”

By Pete Hammond hollywoodnews.com: In a tacit admission that Halloween and the World Series may be just too big a distraction for moviegoers there was only one wide national release this week, and that was the abominable, not-screened-in-advance-for-critics seventh and mercifully final edition (they promise) of the torture-porn “Saw” horror series.[...]
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