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Hollywood Contenders – Ron Howard’s “In the Heart of the Sea” sets sail for late Oscar consideration

With very few films still to be seen, we more or less know who and what the Academy Award hopefuls for 2015 realistically are. Sure, we don’t know exactly what will happen, but the mysteries are drying up. One that still remains is if members of the Academy will take[...]

“Bridge of Spies” represents one of the few unseen Oscar hopefuls left

As of today, there are only a small handful of titles vying for Oscar consideration that have yet to be seen by anyone. Specifically, I can think of ten films that have awards aspirations, to one degree or another. Some are very likely Best Picture nominees, while others are likely[...]

Ridley Scott: Looking at potential Best Director contenders

Ahoy! As you folks all know from last year as well as my article last week, it’s one thing to read early Academy Award predictions at this point in the year in order to see what folks like myself think will happen six or so months from now, but it’s[...]

Matthew McConaughey of “Dallas Buyers Club” to receive “Hollywood Actor Award”

Carlos de Abreu, founder and executive producer of the 17th Annual Hollywood Film Awards, announced today that Matthew McConaughey, who starred this year to critical acclaim in Roadside Attractions’ “Mud” and Focus Features’ “Dallas Buyers Club,” will be honored with the Hollywood Actor Award. The honor will be bestowed at[...]

Los Angeles Times to be Presenting Sponsor for 2012 Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Film Awards

HollywoodNews.com: Entering their sixteenth year, the Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Film Awards announced today that the Los Angeles Times will be the Presenting Sponsor of this year’s festival and star-studded gala. “We are very honored and excited to have the Los Angeles Times as our Presenting Sponsor,” said founder and[...]

Andy Griffith to be honored by TV Land

HollywoodNews.com: TV Land will honor the life and work of beloved actor Andy Griffith, who passed away today at the age of 86, with blocks of programming highlighting his most treasured work, “The Andy Griffith Show.” On Wednesday, July 4th from 8am-1pm ET/PT and Saturday and Sunday, July 7th and[...]

Hollywood Film Awards Does Some Good – Artists For Peace and Justice

HollywoodNews.com: Artists for Peace and Justice offer exclusive opportunity to dine with Hollywood A-Listers thanks to Hollywood Film Awards’ Hollywood Gives Back(r). Ten tables up for grabs for star-studded Hollywood Film Awards® with 100% of proceeds benefiting Haiti’s school system through the Academy for Peace and Justice Los Angeles, California. On[...]

Bryce Dallas Howard Photos: Hollywood Movie Photo Gallery of the Day Aug 10, 2011

HollywoodNews.com: Our selected celebrity to be included in our “Hollywood Movie Photo Gallery of the Day” is Bryce Dallas Howard. Bryce Dallas Howard came onto the film scene as an extra in her father Ron Howard’s films, but has consistently been holding her own in major films like ‘The Village,’ ‘Spider-Man[...]

Disney Will Look Smart with “The Help”

HollywoodNews.com: You may have wondered, if you are in the film business, why did Disney want Dreamworks? The answer is “The Help,” which opens August 10th and is astonishingly good. I mean, it’s so good that Disney will be going to awards shows this winter with actual people instead of[...]

Ron Howard moves from “Dark Tower” to “Banner of Heaven”

By G. Clay Whittaker Hollywoodnews.com: Warner Bros. has announced its intent to have Ron Howard as director for a major adaptation of “Under the Banner of Heaven,” just days after Universal rejected another adaptation project. In the 2003 Jon Krakauer book of the same name, two members of a fundamentalist Mormon sect[...]
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