Barry Jenkins cements himself as an essential voice with "If Beale Street Could Talk"                "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" is the best animated film of the year                Snubs and surprises mark the Screen Actors Guild nominations as "A Star Is Born" leads the way                2018 Critics Choice nominations led by Yorgos Lanthimos' "The Favourite"                Nicole Kidman: Boy Erased and Destroyer - Hollywood Film Tribute                “Beautiful Boy” – Timothée Chalamet: Hollywood Film Tribute                “First Man” by Damien Chazelle: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy - Hollywood Film Tribute                Natalie Portman shines in the otherwise confounding "Vox Lux"                Golden Globe nominations announced! "Vice" leads the charge!                “Green Book” - Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali: Hollywood Film Tribute                "Mary Queen of Scots" can't live up to its royal lineage                "Ben Is Back" sees father and filmmaker Peter Hedges direct his son Lucas Hedges to a brilliant performance                Hollywood Film Tribute: GLENN CLOSE for her excellent performances                A final crack at Golden Globe nominations before Thursday's announcement                “Mary Poppins Returns” and “Once Upon a Deadpool”: Films to see in December        

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Los Angeles D.A. on Roman Polanski’s freedom: ‘Disservice to justice’

HollywoodNews.com: Los Angeles district attorney Steve Cooley will continue to pursue Roman Polanski, even though the Switzerland’s Ministry of Justice refused to extradite him. “I am deeply disappointed that the Swiss authorities denied the request to extradite Roman Polanski,” Cooley said in a statement released to MTV News. “Our office[...]

Roman Polanski released from home arrest

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: Roman Polanski was freed by a Swiss court today and released from home arrest after a ten month ordeal. The famed director has been detained in Switzerland at his estate since last winter when he was arrested. The Swiss court has finally decided at long last not to[...]

Roman Polanski a “free man,” will not be extradited by Swiss officials

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: After months of house arrest at his Gstaad chalet, Roman Polanski is a free man. Swiss officials announced this morning that they do not plan to extradite the director to the U.S. so he can face decades-old charges that he had sex with a minor. “He’s a free man,”[...]

‘Twilight’ dominates 4th of July holiday weekend box office

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com” To the surprise of no one with a pulse, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse dominated the July 4th holiday weekend, as the third installment of the popular teen-lit romantic soap opera series (IE – Moody with a Chance of Vampires) debuted with $69 million over the Fri-Sun portion[...]

Roman Polanski extradition decision to be announced soon

HollywoodNews.com: Will Swiss officials extradite film director Roman Polanski to the U.S.? The decision is bound to come soon. Digital Spy and other media outlets report that Swiss Justice Ministry announced that “it won’t be long.” For the last seven months, the Oscar-winning director of “The Pianist” has been under[...]

Developing: Los Angeles D.A. wants to hand-cuff Lindsay Lohan

Hollywoodnews.com: Passport, schmashport. It’s lost? Doesn’t matter. The L.A. District Attorney wants Judge Marsha Revel to issue a warrant for Lindsay Lohan’s arrest. TMZ got the exclusive on this plan thanks to their sources at the D.A.’s office. We’ll have to bite our nails until tomorrow morning to see if Revel issues a[...]

Roman Polanski Accused Again of Sexual Abuse

Hollywoodnews.com: At a press conference this morning, with attorney Gloria Allred by her side, another actress, Charlotte Lewis, has come forward claiming that director Roman Polanski abused her over 25 years ago … 4 years after Polanski fled the U.S. and when she was only 16 years old. If this is[...]

Roman Polanski Speaks Out On His Terrible Situation

By Roger Friedman I can remain silent no longer! Throughout my seven months since September 26, 2009, the date of my arrest at Zurich Airport, where I had landed with a view to receiving a lifetime award for my work from the representative of the Swiss Minister of Culture, I have refrained[...]

Kristen Stewart, Ewan McGregor sought for Sydney film fest

If festival organizers get their way, Kristen Stewart and Ewan McGregor will walk the red carpet for this year’s Sydney Film Festival, which takes place in June. The Sydney Morning Herald writes that festival planners “are in talks” with both superstars and would like them to support films that are premiering[...]

Hollywood Movie Roundup: No Trip to “Bounty”-ful

BY KEVIN CRUST For the third straight weekend, “Alice in Wonderland” figures to rule the box-office roost facing little competition from this week’s three new wide releases. THE BOUNTY HUNTER As with so many movies that are preceded by tabloid coverage of stars’ off-screen chemistry, this action comedy[...]
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