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2015 Pictures: Hollywood Contenders – Black Mass, Bridge of Spies, Carol, The Danish Girl, The Hateful Eight, Joy, The Revenant, Steve Jobs, The Walk, Inside Out

2015 PICTURES: Hollywood Contenders – Preliminary potentials in alphabetical order At this time of the awards season the Hollywood Contenders list includes the following 2015 features (in alphabetical order): Black Mass. Our Brand Is Crisis, Bridge of Spies, Carol, The Danish Girl, The Hateful Eight, The Revenant, Steve Jobs, Inside Out,[...]

Golden Globe Nominations: Analysis

The stars have aligned for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. They announced their nominations for the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards. For the first time, their nominees don’t seem as blatant for trying to have the biggest stars in Hollywood join together for a dinner party. Of[...]

Quentin Tarantino might be doing a spaghetti western next

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: There are precious few genres Quentin Tarantino has yet to honor. It appears he has figured out which classic film genre he meander through next. AICN has picked up on a story launched by The Playlist that Tarantino’s next directorial effort will be a spaghetti western, and that[...]

Sofia Coppola’s “Somewhere” wins top prize at Venice Film Festival

HollywoodNews.com: Venice Film Festival president Quentin Tarantino has just announced that the jury has unanimously crowned Sofia Coppola’s “Somewhere” with the Golden Lion prize at the festival. Tarantino commented at the festival, “This was a film that enchanted us from our first screening. Yet from that first enchanting screening, it grew[...]

Justin Timberlake wanted by Quentin Tarantino

HollywoodNews.com: Already generating heat from his portrayal of loose cannon Napster mogul Sean Parker in “The Social Network,” former *N Sync renaissance man Justin Timberlake is looking to be loaded up as a hitman in Quentin Tarantino’s next film. Tarantino is penning a film about a trainee assassin and wants Timberlake[...]

Peaches Geldof less than ‘Hostel’: marrying Eli Roth in secret

HollywoodNews.com: Peaches Geldof is set to walk down the aisle for a second time after a lightning romance with splatter-flick director Eli Roth. The couple began dating in March and the 21-year-old socialite recently relocated to Los Angeles to be closer to Roth. The smitten couple are said to be[...]

“Jackie Brown” prequel in works, Tarantino not attached

Hollywoodnews.com: There’s a prequel to Quentin Tarantino’s “Jackie Brown” in the works, but the auteur is not attached. Writer-director Dan Schechter is assembling the new film, adapted from Elmore Leonard’s own novel “The Switch.” Per U.K.’s Empire magazine, prequel finds younger version of Samuel L. Jackson’s character[...]

Michael Madsen of Tarantino’s “Reservoir Dogs,” “Kill Bill” on suicide watch

Hollywoodnews.com: Quentin Tarantino is an awesome director and doesn’t need any kind of curse associated with the actors from his films. To date, Chris Penn, former “Reservoir Dogs” actor died young of an enlarged heart at age 40. David Carradine, 72, aka Bill from “Kill Bill” died as a[...]

Quentin Tarantino to head Venice Film Festival Jury

HollywoodNews.com: Quentin Tarantino’s last film, “Inglourious Basterds,” received eight Oscar nominations and garnered actor Christoph Waltz an Oscar for best supporting actor. To be honest, the film was brilliant to say the least and a must see for all film buffs everywhere. Among his other great hits are the “Kill[...]

On the gilded path to Oscar night

BY GINA PICCALO The ever-affable Sandra Bullock, elegant in a red velvet dress and stilettos, was surrounded by a swarm of conspicuously underdressed journalists, leading an animated discussion about macaroons of all things. A few feet away under a crystal chandelier, “The Blind Side” director John Lee Hancock earnestly praised the[...]