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George Clooney: His best performances to date

When it comes to movie stars, few actors in Hollywood better encapsulate what you want out of a veteran A-lister than George Clooney. Not only is he an accomplished actor with an Academy Award on his mantle, he’s a highly regarded writer and director, with an Oscar for producing under[...]

This Week In Movies – ‘Resident Evil,’ ‘The Romantics,’ ‘Heartbreaker’

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: It was a week in movies where all the action was in other countries with the Venice Film Festival wrapping up in Italy and the Toronto International Film Festival just getting under way in Canada. So with the field all to itself in this country and not shown[...]

Ellen Page comedy ‘Super,’ Will Ferrell’s ‘Must Go’ among Toronto buy buzz

HollywoodNews.com: The film acquisitions market is warming up at the Toronto International Film Festival. Here’s a rundown of those titles that are generating some buzz: “Super” directed and written by James Gunn (“Scooby-Doo,” “Dawn of the Dead”) about a husband who creates a vigilante alter-ego Crimson Bolt after his wife is seduced[...]

George Clooney’s ‘The American’ triumphs at the box office

HollywoodNews.com: George Clooney’s action thriller “The American” took the lead at the box office this weekend and looks on track to be the leading film for this year’s Labor Day weekend. Early estimates show that the flick brought in $13 million alone on Friday and around $16.1 million through today[...]

George Clooney is the “Hollywood Movie Star of the Week”

HollywoodNews.com: George Clooney’s recent clever spot with the cast of “Modern Family” was dubbed the highlight of the night by many television critics in their post Emmy wrap up. And then later in the evening he received the Bob Hope Humanitarian Award for his efforts stating, “It’s important to remember[...]

‘The American’ review: Suspense prevails in George Clooney’s silence

By Anthony D’Alessandro HollywoodNews.com: Despite his good looks and accessible leading man aura, George Clooney’s canon is comprised of social outsiders and in certain cases, as in his latest hypnotic thriller “The American” — nomads. And to Clooney’s credit as an actor, he doesn’t get bogged down by the Hollywood system whereby[...]

George Clooney in “The American” Slideshow

HollywoodNews.com: Despite his good looks and accessible leading man aura, George Clooney’s cannon is comprised of social outsiders and in certain cases, as in his latest hypnotic thriller “The American” — nomads. View some of his greatest moments from the film below: Follow Hollywood News on Twitter for up-to-date news information. Hollywood[...]

George Clooney puts costar at ease for sex scene

HollywoodNews.com: Shooting a sex scene with George Clooney would seem like an intimidating undertaking, but the actor was anything but with his ‘The American’ costar Violante Placido. When the two were preparing to get intimate on set, Clooney put her mind at ease by letting her know “that he didn’t do[...]

George Clooney to receive Humanitarian award during Emmys

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: George Clooney has become such a huge movie star, it’s easy to forget that he got his start on television. The actor cut his professional teeth on such shows as “The Facts of Life” and “Roseanne” before “E.R.” turned him into a household name. And now television’s[...]

Focus’s “Funny Story,” with Zach Galifianakis, could find way into the Oscar race

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Focus Features sent us a list of the next few pictures they’d be handling. And while I immediately gravitated toward Anton Corbijn’s “The American,” because it looks to feature George Clooney in both a cool and lethal role (it opens Sept. 1), it turns out we’re learning[...]