Tag Archives: Steven Zaillian

Oscars: Artist, Descendants In – Snubs: Clint, Leo, Tintin, Albert Brooks

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: Best Picture nominees: The Artist, The Help, The Descendants, War Horse, Moneyball, Midnight in Paris, Tree of Life, Hugo, and the big surprise–Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. Not nominated: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo or Bridesmaids. Other big shocks–Albert Brooks was not nominated for “Drive,” which[...]

Woody Allen wins the Golden Globe for Best Screenplay – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Woody Allen won the Golden Globe for Best Screenplay on Sunday evening for his “Midnight in Paris” script. It triumphed over Michel Hazanavicius’ “The Artist,” Nat Faxon, Alexander Payne and Jim Rash’s “The Descendants,” George Clooney, Grant Heslov and Beau Willimon’s “The Ides Of March” and Stan[...]

The Sound and Music of the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

HollywoodNews.com: In this SoundWorks Collection exclusive we talk with Composers Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, Sound Re-recording Mixer Michael Semanick, and Re-recording Mixer, Sound Designer, and Supervising Sound Editor Ren Klyce. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is a 2011 English-language drama/thriller film. It is the second film to be adapted[...]

ANALYSIS: Writers Guild solidifies “Bridesmaids,” recognizes several frontrunners – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: The guild nominations that continue to shore up the Oscar race transition from the Producers to the Writers, as the WGA reveals its selections for the 2012 Writers Guild Awards. “Bridesmaids” continues to build up considerable good will, earning yet another significant nomination in the Original[...]

Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced nominations

HollywoodNews.com: The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in writing for the screen during 2011. Winners will be honored at the 2012 Writers Guild Awards on Sunday, February 19, 2012, during simultaneous ceremonies in Hollywood and[...]

Sony still planning to do “The Girl Who Plays With Fire” – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: To date, David Fincher’s “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” has earned $72.2 million worldwide, an impressive haul for a remake of a popular book, but not a figure that screams “sequel” right away. And yet, Sony is letting it be known that they’re interested in moving[...]

“Hugo,” “The Artist” lead Critics’ Choice with 11 noms – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Martin Scorsese’s “Hugo” and Michel Hazanavicius’ “The Artist” lead the field of nominated films competing in the 17th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards. Members of the Broadcast Film Critics’ Association handed out 11 nominations to each film, one short of the record 12 nominations earned by “Black[...]

“The Artist” tops with the New York Film Critics’ Circle – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: The New York Film Critics’ Circle has convened in Manhattan and named Michel Hazanavicius’ “The Artist” as the year’s best film. The full list of winners can be found below. Hazanavicius also won Best Director from the group, while “Moneyball” and “Tree of Life” divided up ket[...]

Flashback: when “Moneyball” was put on ice, now it’s a hit

HollywoodNews.com: I wrote this on June 21, 2009. Time and patience have paid off for “Moneyball,” one of the best movies of 2011. Sony’s Amy Pascal gets the kudos for figuring this all out. And Soderbergh, replaced by Bennett Miller, went on to his own hit with “Contagion.” Flashback: Brad Pitt was[...]

“Moneyball” pitches Brad Pitt into Oscar race – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: As is the case with most memorable sports films, Bennett Miller’s “Moneyball” engages, amuses and educates us with moments that happen off the field of play, rather than with what happens on it. It’s a baseball movie that’s far more focused on the behind-the-scenes process of building[...]
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