June 23, 2017

Tag Archives: Stephen Daldry

Hollywood Contenders – Looking again at filmmakers this year due their first win

A few months ago, I took a look at writers and directors in the 2015 Oscar race who have previously been nominated for Academy Awards but yet to take home the gold. It was a fairly speculative piece, but now that the season is beginning to separate the contenders from[...]

David O. Russell and Ridley Scott: Which filmmaking contenders this year are most due for their first win?

Much like I said last week, 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[...]

Re-ranking the contenders in Best Director

As I mentioned last week, with the festival season well underway and a good portion of the major contenders for the Academy Awards having screened or about to screen, now seems like as good a time as any to take a look at the big eight categories and see what’s[...]

Joaquin Phoenix: Oscar veterans hoping for another nomination this year

Each and every single awards season, there are tons of both newcomers and veterans to the Oscar game. Tomorrow I’ll be taking a bit of a look at those seeking their first nominations from the Academy, but today I’m going to be going ahead and listing some of the major[...]

Bennett Miller: 2015 Best Director contenders

As you folks all know, it’s one thing to read early Academy Award predictions at this point in the year in order to see what folks like myself think will happen six months from now, but it’s another thing entirely to actually know something about what will be in contention.[...]

Oscars: Nine surprises from this year’s nominations – ANALYSIS – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Nominations for the 84th Academy Awards were revealed this morning, with nine films making it into the fluid Best Picture race. Jennifer Lawrence and Academy President Tom Sherak revealed that “The Artist,” “The Descendants,” “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close,” “The Help,” “Hugo,” “Midnight In Paris,” “Moneyball,” “The[...]

Sandra Bullock NEW Photos – “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close”

HollywoodNews.com: Our selected star to be included in our “Hollywood Movie Photo Gallery of the Year” is Sandra Bullock. Sandra is the co-star with Tom Hanks in Stephen Daldry’s “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close,” and she will be seen next year in Alfonso Cuaron’s “Gravity” with George Clooney. More good news for[...]

“Extremely Loud” and Stephen Daldry’s Oscar chances — AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: The “Awards Season Screener” of choice from family members visiting over the holiday weekend was Stephen Daldry’s “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close.” (The second most popular was Steven Spielberg’s “War Horse,” followed by “The Artist.”) All three went over very well – an extremely unscientific poll, which[...]

“Extremely Loud” having international premiere in Berlin – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Stephen Daldry’s “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close,” which held its premiere over the weekend in New York City, is taking its promotional campaign overseas. The film will hold its international premiere with an out-of-competition screening at the Berlin International Film Festival. This year’s event runs from Feb.[...]

Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Extremely Good, Incredibly Intense

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: It was the penultimate movie premiere of the fall Oscar season– Stephen Daldry’s “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close.” Or is it “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close”? No one can remember. This is what we know: it’s Extremely Late and Incredibly Tearful. The movie is based on Jonathan[...]
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