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Danny Boyle: His best films so far

Few filmmakers like to mix things up as much as Danny Boyle does. As a director, he has a style that’s easy to notice, but he often applies it to fairly unique projects. Boyle is an Academy Award winner, the helmer of a Best Picture winner, and considered one of[...]

“American Sniper” and “Whiplash”: Best Picture nominees on opposite sides of the box office spectrum

If you take a look at the Best Picture lineup, there’s one really interesting comparison to be made among the nominees, specifically with two of them. Those two are American Sniper and Whiplash. What’s the comparison to be made? Well, they exist on opposite sides of the box office spectrum.[...]

An Academy Conversation with Danny Boyle

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present “An Academy Conversation with Danny Boyle,” including a screening of the Oscar winner’s feature directorial debut, “Shallow Grave,” on Thursday, April 4, at 7 p.m. at the Academy Theater in New York City. A festival favorite in 1994, “Shallow Grave” opened[...]

Second “Immortals” trailer hits the Web

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The second trailer for Tarsem Singh’s “Immortals” was released late Wednesday night by Relativity. We have posted the longer, fuller tease ahead of the film’s anticipated Nov. 11 release date. “Immortals” continues to look like a prettier “300” or a more sophisticated “Clash of the Titans,” with Henry[...]

Freida Pinto Photo Gallery

HollywoodNews.com: Actress Freida Pinto stars in the upcoming film, ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’, which hits theaters August 5th. Freida Pinto (born 18 October 1984) is an Indian actress and model best known for her portrayal of Latika in the 2008 Academy Award winning film Slumdog Millionaire, for which[...]

James Franco signs up for taste of “Cherry”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Fresh off his Oscar-nominated turn in Danny Boyle’s “127 Hours” – and shortly after his maligned turn as an Oscar host – James Franco is lining up his next acting gig. He’ll next be seen as a scientist inadvertently triggering an ape rebellion in “Rise of the[...]

“Spider-Man” villain “pivotal” to new story, actor says

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: There has been so much news regarding “The Amazing Spider-Man” – from the new title to the first official image of Andrew Garfield’s wall-crawler – that we kind of forgot Irrfan Khan had a role in Marc Webb’s anticipated blockbuster. Thankfully, the “Slumdog Millionaire” star is around to[...]

Oscars: ‘The King’s Speech’ Gets Crowned at BAFTA

By Paul Sheehan HollywoodNews.com: Among the seven prizes claimed by “The King’s Speech” at the 64th annual edition of the BAFTAs were Best Picture and Best British Picture. No film had managed to pull off that double play since the latter award was re-introduced in 1992. The most recent British film[...]

Oscars v. Screen Actors Guild Nominees

By Paul Sheehan – GoldDerby HollywoodNews.com: Of this year’s 20 Screen Actor Guild nominees, 17 are now Oscar contenders. The only ones to miss out were SAG Actor nominee Robert Duvall (“Get Low”), SAG Female Actor nominee Hilary Swank (“Conviction”) and SAG Female Supporting Actor nominee Mila Kunis (“Black Swan”). Last year,[...]

Oscars predictions from 18 top experts

By Tom O’Neil at GoldDerby.com hollywoodnews.com: “The Social Network” has picked up a bit more support in the Best Picture race among the 18 experts predicting the Oscars for Gold Derby. Most Oscars pundits (by a slight margin) bet on “The King’s Speech” to win Best Picture — for several good[...]
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