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Angelina Jolie: The Top 25 (Best Supporting Actress)

Continuing one with a new weekly series I’m doing…we’re in the midst of talking the top 25 Oscar winners in just about every single one of the Academy Award categories. Aside from the shorts and something a bit harder to rank like Best Sound Mixing as I mentioned previously, I’ll[...]

Lee Daniels, director of “Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” to be feted with the “Hollywood Director Award” at Hollywood Film Awards

Carlos de Abreu, founder and executive producer of the 17th Annual Hollywood Film Awards, announced today that director Lee Daniels will be honored with the “Hollywood Director Award.” The honor will be bestowed at the Hollywood Film Awards Gala Ceremony on Monday evening, October 21st, 2013, at the Beverly Hilton[...]

Oscars: Will Natalie Portman Lose Oscar?

By Paul Sheehan at GoldDerby.com HollywoodNews.com: As the saying goes, “Win on Saturday, lose on Sunday.” This axiom refers to the less-than-impressive track record of Indie Spirit winners repeating at the Academy Awards. Of the 48 Indie Spirit acting champs to contend the following day at the Oscars, only 10[...]

‘Precious’ sequel to hit bookshelves

HollywoodNews.com: There is a sequel to “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire.” Not in film form yet, but definitely in book. The author whose real name is Ramona Lofton sold “The Kid” to Penguin Press. The New York Observer and the Hollywood Reporter had the news. In “The Kid,” Precious’ son[...]

Tyler Perry generating Oscar buzz ‘For Colored Girls’?

HollywoodNews.com: Oscar pundits are warming up to Tyler Perry. The director, who has been a staple at the Lionsgate box office with his urban family dramas during the fall, winter and spring has a new title expected to bow in January, “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When[...]

Lady Gaga’s first arena tour continues to demand high ticket sales

HollywoodNews.com: Lady Gaga has more hit singles than we can keep track of. As the mega-star gears up for the release of her new album that her producer says will be “shocking,” she continues to retain her success as she plays to sold out shows at some of the biggest[...]

Laura Linney’s ‘The Big C’ is “something special”

By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith HollywoodNews.com: Laura Linney’s “The Big C” dark comedy is a little over half way through production of its initial 13 series segments – and already the cast and crew on the Aug. 16-debuting Showtime series are talking about it as a groundbreaking show. With[...]

Adam Sandler invited to join The Academy

HollywoodNews.com: Adam Sandler is gearing up for the release of his new film, “Grown Ups,” and has just been announced as one of 135 artists selected to join the Academy. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 135 artists and executives who[...]

Precious’ Lee Daniels casts David Oyelowo to play MLK Jr.

BY STAFF “Precious” director Lee Daniels has officially cast his lead character to his civil-rights follow up film entitled “Selma.” David Oyelowo, a British actor who can be seen in “A Raisin in the Sun” and “Red Tails” will play the part of Martin Luther King Jr. Hugh Jackman is slated[...]

Oscar winner ‘Precious’ on DVD

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 recommend: ‘Precious’ Talk about good timing. Days after Lee Daniels’ raw “Precious” won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress (Mo’Nique) and Best Adapted Screenplay (Geoffrey Fletcher),[...]
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