Tag Archives: Picture

“Creed”: An under the radar Oscar contender?

Ladies and gentlemen, I know it sounds silly, but a sequel/spinoff from Sylvester Stallone’s Rocky films might be in awards contention this year. Yes, the upcoming movie Creed is another installment in the franchise centered around fighter Rocky Balboa, but this one takes a U-turn. Instead of being about Stallone’s[...]

Where do the new Oscar winners stack up with previous winners?

Today, in an effort to combine the past and the present, I wanted to take a look at how the winners in the big eight categories of this most recent Academy Awards ceremony compare to the all time best. To try and figure this out, I’m actually going with the[...]

“The Fault in Our Stars”: Oscar Contenders from the First Half

We’re officially on to the second half of the year folks, and as such, it makes sense to look back a bit and see where we stand, awards wise through six months. As such, today I’ll be going over which films are the most likely Oscar contenders from January through[...]

France’s César Awards are handed out

We’re only two days out from the Oscars now, but today and tomorrow we have some other awards to report on, starting off right now with the just announced César Awards, which are the French equivalent of the Academy Awards. There’s no real Academy crossover to speak of, but it’s[...]

Thoughts on the 2013 Oscar nominations…

Despite all of the pre-awards chatter and what-not, there were still a few surprises in this morning’s Oscar nominations – Amour, Argo, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Django Unchained, Les Misérables, Life of Pi, Lincoln, Silver Linings Playbook , Zero Dark Thirty. The biggest shock, for me anyway, was the[...]

Baz Luhrmann’s “The Great Gatsby” exits the Oscar race – ANALYSIS

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Once the awards season gets underway (which annually happens right around this time), we spend a decent amount of our time separating the titles with Oscar potential from the titles with simple Oscar hopes. Usually, this requires a screening of the film, we can judge its awards[...]

Exclusive: Harvey Weinstein on “The Intouchables,” “The Artist” and Quentin Tarantino’s plans for Comic-Con

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Harvey Weinstein knows a good movie the minute he sees it. His instincts for backing the right film projects has made his name – and The Weinstein Company – synonymous with the Oscar race. Last year, Weinstein’s support for Michel Hazanavicius’ “The Artist” helped that black-and-white, silent[...]

Oscars: Artist, Descendants In – Snubs: Clint, Leo, Tintin, Albert Brooks

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: Best Picture nominees: The Artist, The Help, The Descendants, War Horse, Moneyball, Midnight in Paris, Tree of Life, Hugo, and the big surprise–Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. Not nominated: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo or Bridesmaids. Other big shocks–Albert Brooks was not nominated for “Drive,” which[...]

Sheryl Crow Visits Sea World With Sons

HollywoodNews.com: Singer Sheryl Crow took her two sons to Sea World San Diego in California during a break from her summer concert tour with Kid Rock. Sheryl hung out with Clyde, the star Sea Lion of the ‘Sea Lion Tonight’ show, at the Sea Lion and Otter Stadium. She even let[...]

Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez do karaoke in L.A.

HollywoodNews.com: Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez are choosing to not hide their feelings as they headed out to karaoke in Los Angeles. The two went to Lucky Strike, Downtown where they performed the Kid Rock, Sheryl Crow duet “Picture,” states TMZ. Bieber and Gomez even added a sweet kiss into their[...]
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