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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The best of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt

There aren’t many power couples in Hollywood anymore, but Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are certainly one of them. They haven’t worked on the same project together since Mr. and Mrs. Smith, but tomorrow they co-star in By the Sea, which Jolie also wrote and directed. I wrote briefly about[...]

David Fincher’s “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” – Our review – AWARDS ALLEY

Unlike David Denby, we waited until Sony took down their press embargo to post our review of David Fincher’s anticipated “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,” a methodical adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s best-selling novel. If successful, it’s expected to kick-start an American version of the extremely popular Swedish trilogy (though[...]

Sony launches “Social Network” site, unveils tons of photos

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: For so many reasons, “The Social Network” sits atop my must-see list of the fall season. David Fincher, in my opinion, is a genius filmmaker. Three of his pictures – “Se7en,” “Fight Club” and “Zodiac” – are modern masterpieces. And I fall into the camp of people who[...]

Fincher, Eisner moving away from intended projects?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Two directors are walking away from anticipated film projects. One is expected, while the other is a surprise. David Fincher, director of such masterpieces as “Zodiac,” “Fight Club” and “Se7en,” is taking his name off of a “Black Hole” remake. This should come as no surprise to those[...]

Brad Pitt, Morgan Freeman go Blu for Fincher’s “Se7en” release

Hollywoodnews.com: Did anyone else watch David Fincher’s brilliant “Se7en” on AMC last night? Revisiting it for the first time in years reminded me just how ahead of the curve Fincher was as a visual storyteller capable of enhancing a genre picture with artistic flourishes and fantastic edits. We’d see his[...]