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                “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"        

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Spotlight on the Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal

For this week’s spotlight piece, I wanted to take a look at one of Hollywood’s most interesting stars. It’s certified A-lister Jake Gyllenhaal, the rare actor who’s only becoming more famous as he pursues more and more interesting fare. In fact, for a true blue A-list actor, he’s only rarely[...]

The Perks of Being a Wallflower explodes at the Box Office

Hollywoodnews.com: It wasn’t so much a ‘something for everyone’ weekend as it was ‘multiple things for the same general audience’ as four wide releases aimed at thrill-hungry moviegoers and/or adults debuted on the same day, creating a clear case of mutually assured destruction. The top three movies are[...]

Gore Verbinksi’s ‘The Lone Ranger’ gets a logo

By Scott Mendelson hollywoodnews.com: I like Gore Verbinski quite a bit. I certainly like Johnny Depp when he’s in ‘I give a damn’ mode, and Jerry Bruckheimer now has something to prove after whiffing with Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time. So count me as intrigued for The Lone Ranger.[...]

Gemma Arterton doesn’t want to be a sex object

HollywoodNews.com: Actress Gemma Arterton continues to cry to the media about how the industry pigeonholes her as a sex object. It’s downright annoying to her, for producers fail to see her true thespian talents. Speaking to The Sun, the “Prince of Persia” actress reveals that she was mistreated on several movie sets[...]

Gemma Arterton wants to play ‘sexy, real women, not pin-ups’

HollywoodNews.com: British actress Gemma Arteron may not be in contention this award season, but she’s set on tackling more serious roles in the future unlike the g.f. parts she’s booked. In her latest comedy, “Tamara Drewe” from Sony Classics, Arterton plays the apple of many a man’s eye. [...]

Is Gemma Arterton up for Ridley Scott’s “Alien” prequels?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It’s a good time to be Gemma Arterton (as well as Arterton’s agent). Though the curvy British actress was relegated to eye candy in “Prince of Persia,” the latest Bond adventure, and a “Clash of the Titans” remake, she showed acting chops in an underseen abduction thriller “The[...]

The Moments that Mattered: Summer Movies

HollywoodNews.com: We’ll see if my schedule allows me to do a compressive ‘end of summer’ box office wrap-up, but since summer 2010 doesn’t officially end until September 3rd, I figure I’ve got time. But for now, here is a rundown of the various scenes, performances, moments, and miscues that[...]

Gemma Arterton is the U.K.’s next great export

HollywoodNews.com: Move over Kate Winslet and Keira Knightley, because the next sexy edgy British actress who’ll be competing for roles is Gemma Arterton. While U.S. auds know her mostly from such films as the James Bond flick “Quantum of Solace” and Jerry Bruckheimer’s videogame adaptation “The Prince of Persia,” Arterton wants[...]

“Prince of Persia” will ascend to the Blu-ray/DVD throne come September

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Disney’s live-action update of the “Prince of Persia” video game franchise didn’t exactly set the world on fire during its early summer run. Led by Jake Gyllenhaal and directed by Mike Newell, “Persia” pulled in $89.7 million domestically and an additional $237 million overseas. The studio will[...]

‘Inception’ grosses $60 million opening weekend

By Scott Mendelson hollywoodnews.com: Playing like an old-fashioned general-audiences blockbuster, Chris Nolan’s Inception opened at the higher end of expectations with $60.4 million over the weekend. That’s a 2.79x weekend multiplier, which means that front-loading was moderate but not severe (the film actually rose a token amount from Friday to[...]
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