Academy Award shortlists revealed in nine categories!                “A Star Is Born” – Bradley Cooper, Sam Elliott, and Lady Gaga: Hollywood Film Tribute                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        

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Adrian Brody talks about being the prey in ‘Predators’

BY TODD GILCHRIST Even Adrien Brody knows that he is not the first person people might think of when compiling a list of contemporary action heroes. “I know I’m not the obvious choice,” Brody said at a press conference on Saturday. “I get that. I know I probably wouldn’t have even[...]

Ewan McGregor discusses Polanski and politics on ‘The Ghost Writer’

Suffice it to say that Roman Polanski has been in the news in recent months, and not really because of his movies. Thankfully, however, The Ghost Writer gives people uninterested in celebrities’ personal lives something more interesting to talk about, not the least of which because it’s truly incredible. Polanksi’s[...]

Polanski Wins Top Berlin Prize

At the 60th Berlin Film Festival “Honey” a drama by Turkish director Semith Kaplanoglu won the Golden Bear for best film. However, Roman Polanski won the Best Director Silver Bear for his new film “The Ghost Writer.” The festival Jury, headed by director Werner Herzog, gave its Silver Bear Jury Prize[...]

Polanski’s “The Ghost Writer” makes debut in Berlin

Roman Polanski’s film “The Ghost Writer,” based on a novel by Robert Harris, made its debut at the Berlin Film Festival. The film stars Pierce Brosnan as a prime minister, Olivia Williams as his wife, and Ewan McGregor as the ghost writer hired to complete his memoirs. The movie was[...]

Kathryn Bigelow Wins DGA Feature Film Award

The winners of the 2009 Directors Guild of America Outstanding Directorial Achievement Awards and the recipients of the Guild’s 2010 Career Achievement Awards were announced Saturday during the 62nd Annual DGA Awards Dinner at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles. Kathryn Bigelow won the DGA’s Outstanding Directorial Achievement[...]

Roman Polanski denied appeal

Roman Polanski has been denied of his appeal to dismiss the 32-year-old  charges against him. California’s Second District Court panel will not order Judge Peter Espinoza to hold a hearing on the merit’s of dismissing Polanski’s charges. His attorneys had argued for dismissal after a lower court refused. Sorry Roman, no champagne[...]

Summit picks up Polanski’s “Ghost Writer”

Summit Entertainment has picked up distribution rights to Roman Polanski’s thriller “The Ghost Writer,”according to Collider. The film stars Pierce Brosnan and Ewan McGregor. The film was in post-production when Polanski was arrested and it was unsure whether the film would ever get completed, but here is proof. They will[...]
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