Tag Archives: Ryan Fleck

J.J. Abrams and Denis Villeneuve: Ten potential first time writer/director nominees for Oscar in 2015

Much like I’ve been saying, of the many storylines that begin during awards season, few are usually as compelling as the ones centered around who’s most due for an Academy Award. I think that it’s usually pretty satisfying to see a former bridesmaid finally become a bride, as it were.[...]

“Sicario”: Ten Films to see in September

Can you believe it’s September folks? It’s actually now the fall festival season, which means that it’s also officially awards season. I think this month is one of the better ones of the year so far, in terms of new release, though that sort of goes without saying as we[...]

Movies to look forward to at the Sundance Film Festival

This week, the Sundance Film Festival gets underway, seeking to highlight the best in independent film. I won’t be in Park City this year, sadly, though I have been in the past and can vouch for it as a really unique and enjoyable (if exhausting) festival to attend. In honor[...]

Hollywood Movie Roundup: ‘Life,’ ‘Secretariat’ neck in neck

HollywoodNews.com: Despite the entry of three wide releases this weekend, Sony’s Facebook biopic “The Social Network” could beat them all. Warner Bros. drama-edy “Life As We Know It” and Disney’s femme sports drama “Secretariat” are both expected to cash in $15 million, however, “Life” could have the edge. Film[...]

TIFF ’10: ‘The King’s Speech,’ here I come?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: This worked for me this morning with “Black Swan,” so as I attempt to work my way into another anticipated screening, I’m going to post to the site and see if the TIFF gods are smiling down on me. Because Toronto is stacked with buzzworthy titles, it’s possible[...]

TIFF ’10: Zach Galifianakis in “It’s Kind of a Funny Story”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We continue to preview anticipated titles screening at the 35th Toronto International Film Festival in our “Road to Toronto” feature. The fest kicks off on Sept. 9, and HollywoodNews.com will be on the ground bringing you reviews, interviews, and a clearer glimpse at the ever-shifting Oscar race. To read[...]

Focus’s “Funny Story,” with Zach Galifianakis, could find way into the Oscar race

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Focus Features sent us a list of the next few pictures they’d be handling. And while I immediately gravitated toward Anton Corbijn’s “The American,” because it looks to feature George Clooney in both a cool and lethal role (it opens Sept. 1), it turns out we’re learning[...]