"The Sisters Brothers" spins a unique Western yarn                "Colette" is another period piece showcase for Kiera Knightley                John C. Reilly looks like a late breaking Academy Award player in the Trailer for "Stan & Ollie"                Brie Larson saves the day in the First Trailer for "Captain Marvel"                The Toronto International Film Festival boosts "Green Book" with its Top Prize                Updated Academy Award predictions for early September                "White Boy Rick" is a compelling character study and period piece                Taking a look at potential Best Supporting Actress contenders                Shane Black gives "The Predator" his signature clever spin                Venice Film Festival award winners include "The Favourite" and "Roma"                Taking a look at potential Best Supporting Actor contenders                Watch out for Ben Foster in Best Supporting Actor for "Leave No Trace"                "The Favourite" releases a new Trailer to build off of its positive festival buzz                "All About Nina" and "Fahrenheit 11/9": Films to look forward to in September                Trailer for "The Front Runner" and Buzz from Telluride suggest another Oscar player for Jason Reitman        

Tag Archives: Shawn Levy

Jane Fonda in “This Is Where I Leave You”: What’s Up with the 2015 Awards Race

Directed by: Shawn Levy Written by: Jonathan Tropper Main Cast: Jason Bateman, Rose Byrne, Adam Driver, Tina Fey, Jane Fonda, Kathryn Hahn, Corey Stoll, and more… Past Oscar relations: Jane Fonda is a two time Academy Award winner, taking home statues for Coming Home as well as Klute Today we have another article in[...]

The Toronto Film Festival has crowded the Oscar field in a big way

If there’s one thing you can count on from the Toronto International Film Festival each and every single year, it’s that the fest is going to launch a ton of major Academy Award contenders. This year, that was no exception, as the race really has begun to take its initial[...]

The Toronto Film Festival will again play host to scores of Oscar hopefuls

With today’s announcement that David Dobkin’s film The Judge will open the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival, I figured that it was a good time to talk about the TIFF lineup. That Robert Downey Jr. vehicle will seek to become an awards player, and it’s not alone. Each year, scores[...]

Hugh Jackman’s “Real Steel” coming back to theaters

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Hugh Jackman’s robot-boxing drama “Real Steel” is heading to retail shelves. But before you can pick it up at your nearest store, you’ll be able to see it on the big screen one more time … and benefit a good cause. DreamWorks revealed that Shawn Levy’s father-son[...]

This Week in Movies by Pete Hammond – “Real Steel”

By Pete Hammond hollywoodnews.com:With an estimated $27.3 million for its opening weekend and an impressive ‘A’ audience satisfaction rating from Cinemascore Dreamworks’ robo ‘Rocky’ boxing film, Real Steel easily took number one at the boxoffice continuing the month-long streak of family film success in the top spot (after Lion King and[...]

Hugh Jackman in new “Real Steel” poster, trailer

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: If you see only one robot boxing movie this fall … well, it will probably be “Real Steel,” as I’m fairly certain it is the only robot boxing drama on Hollywood’s slate. Hugh Jackman stars in Shawn Levy’s futuristic spin on “Rocky,” where a fading fight manager[...]

Steven Spielberg mulling robot movie

HollywoodNews.com: Steven Spielberg is considering “Robopocalypse” as his next directorial feature in the wake of two other projects stalling. The film is based on the book of the same name by Daniel H. Wilson, a robotics researcher who also penned the tome “How to Survive a Robot Uprising.” Vulture had the news,[...]

‘Deadliest Warrior’ moving from SpikeTV to silver screen

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: There are a number of television shows contemplating a leap top the silver screen. Kiefer Sutherland reportedly will bring “24” to multiplexes, while fans of “Lost” and “Mad Men” dream of feature-length extensions of the programs they love. Toss “Deadliest Warrior” into the mix. Paramount Pictures announced that[...]

‘Deadliest Warrior’ coming to the big screen from Paramount

HollywoodNews.com: Paramount Pictures announced today it has made a deal for Shawn Levy’s 21 Laps Entertainment to do a big-screen adaptation of sister company Spike TV’s original hit series “Deadliest Warrior.” The announcement comes on the heels of the show’s Season 2 finale, which brought about exceptional ratings[...]

Miley Cyrus sings her “Last Song,” while Fey and Carell share “Date Night”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com stays on top of the latest DVD and Blu-ray releases so you know which films are worth your time and money. This week, we review: “The Last Song” (Blu-ray) Given the pop-culture crossover appeal of entertainer Miley Cyrus and novelist Nicholas Sparks, I half-expected “The Last Song” to[...]
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