Tag Archives: Sally Hawkins

The 86th Academy Awards: If I had been a voter

I’m possibly going to be trying out a new series here. Essentially, today I’ll be going back and looking at the most recent Oscars and explaining what my vote would have been in each of the big eight categories. Potentially, I could do this once a week with previous Academy[...]

“Godzilla” won’t contend for a Best Picture nomination…but it should

Last night I finally saw the reboot of Godzilla at a press screening here in New York and boy oh boy was I blown away. The once campy monster has gotten a serious, Christopher Nolan-esque treatment from up and coming filmmaker Gareth Edwards, and the results are insanely satisfying. Much[...]

Oscars: 12 Years a Slave wins Best Picture at the 86th Academy Awards

After months and months of lead up and speculation (not to mention an endless string of precursor awards), the Academy Awards were finally given out, and the results were almost as unpredictable as we’d all been saying. 12 Years a Slave took home Best Picture despite only winning two other[...]

Oscars: Get to know the Best Supporting Actress race

Best Supporting Actress Nominees: Sally Hawkins for Blue Jasmine, Jennifer Lawrence for American Hustle, Lupita Nyong’o for 12 Years a Slave, Julia Roberts for August: Osage County, and June Squibb for Nebraska Notable precursor wins: Lawrence wins BAFTA and Golden Globe Awards, while Nyong’o wins Broadcast Film Critics and Screen Actors Guild[...]

Sally Hawkins, “Made in Dagenham” – FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: A Tweet from film critic Roger Ebert carries a lot of weight. He has been known to boost or sink a film’s profile with brief, 140-character reviews. From time to time, he weighs in on individual performances, as well, and comments on how an actor might fare[...]

Oscar® in a Minute: Sally Hawkins, the Lady in Red

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Tracking the Oscar race is a daily occurrence here at HollywoodNews.com. And while we are busy sharing any and all news items associated with the ongoing Oscar season, sometimes things happen that deserve an extra comment. That’s why we’ve created Oscar in a Minute, an audio podcast[...]

“Jane Eyre” poster, synopsis on Facebook

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Focus Features beefed up its presence on the Facebook fan page for Cary Fukunaga’s adaptation of Charlotte Brontë’s “Jane Eyre,” adding a plot synopsis and teasing the film’s first official poster. We have it below. The oft-filmed “Jane Eyre” will be Fukunaga’s follow up to the critically acclaimed[...]

Awards Season Roundup: “Let Me In” deserves a Best Picture nod, according to one pundit

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com’s Awards Season Roundup collects insights from around the Internet on films that are running in the Oscar race. Matt Reeves’ “Let Me In,” which opens on Friday, “should be one of the ten 2010 Best Picture nominees. It’s that good.” These are the words of noted columnist[...]

Awards Season Roundup: ‘Toy Story 3’ wins first of what’s sure to be many trophies

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com’s Awards Season Roundup collects insights from around the Internet on films that are running in the Oscar race. The Hollywood Film Festival began announcing its winners today. “Toy Story 3,” “Iron Man 2” and “Inception” cinematographer Wally Pfister were recognized. More announcements are on the way. This[...]

Awards Season Roundup: Better nods for ‘Hereafter,’ but ‘Trust’ is slammed

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com’s Awards Season Roundup collects insights from around the Internet on films that are running in the Oscar race. After an initial barrage of negative reactions, a few positive reviews have landed for Clint Eastwood’s “Hereafter,” which had its world premiere in Toronto last night. Roger Ebert’s take[...]
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