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Why the Academy shouldn’t go back to five Best Picture nominees

One of the most fiercely debated subjects when it comes to the Oscars, aside from the actual films and performances in contention, is what the Academy should do with the size of their Best Picture slates. Recently, rumors have been swirling that AMPAS members have been considering again adjusting the[...]

Sandra Bullock to be honored with the “Hollywood Actress Award” at the “Hollywood Film Awards”

Carlos de Abreu, founder and executive producer of the 17th Annual Hollywood Film Awards, announced today that Academy Award®-winning actress Sandra Bullock will be honored with this year’s Hollywood Actress Award for her riveting performance in Alfonso Cuarón’s acclaimed dramatic thriller “Gravity.” The award will be bestowed at the[...]

Two Years Later, ‘Blind Side’ Actors – Sandra Bullock and Leigh Ann Tuohy

By Beck/Smith HollywoodNews.com: Sandra Bullock’s “The Blind Side” was unveiled two years ago now — but the impact of the beloved film that won Bullock her Best Actress Academy Award lingers on. For one thing, the friendship between Bullock her real-life counterpart is thriving. Leigh Ann Tuohy tells us she’s[...]

‘The Social Network’ remains firmly locked as Oscar front-runner

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: A handful of new releases were not enough to dethrone the buzzy and generally terrific ‘founding of Facebook’ drama “The Social Network” from the top spot this weekend. Dropping a measly 30%, the David Fincher picture grossed $15.5 million in its second weekend. With a ten-day total[...]

Sandra Bullock’s Oscar-winning “Blind Side” performance yours to own

BY SEAN O’CONNELL This should have been Sandra Bullock’s shining moment. The beloved A-lister was supposed to be riding a wave of euphoria following her recent Oscar win. Instead, she has had to deal with a humiliating, public sex scandal that could rip her marriage to motorcyclist Jesse James in half.[...]

Why 10 Best Picture nominees means more winners (including us)

BY TODD GILCHRIST As the minutes tick away until Sunday evening when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hands out its awards, credentialed reporters and armchair experts alike continue to prognosticate and pick what films and filmmakers will come away as winners. While this is commonplace every year, 2010[...]

Ready for your closeup, Oscar

By ROBERT W. WELKOS “The Hurt Locker” vs. “Avatar.” Bullock vs. Streep. Cameron vs. Bigelow. If this sounds like matchups at a sporting event, well, the Academy Awards is all that and then some. Who was it who said the Oscars are women’s Super Bowl? Well, a lot of men will be watching,[...]

Will Oscar bounce translate to box office gold?

BY ROBERT W. WELKOS It’s called the Oscar bounce, but for a blockbuster movie like “Avatar” that has already seen its worldwide box office climb above $2 billion, being nominated for an Academy Award for best picture isn’t expected ignite huge new interest in the film. If it comes, it will[...]

“Avatar” set to overtake “Titanic” in worldwide box office

By ROBERT W. WELKOS Maybe it’s the dazzling 3D visuals. Maybe it’s the love story it tells. Maybe it’s the green message it seeks to expound. But whatever the reason, James Cameron’s mega-budget sci-fi yarn “Avatar” will soon pass his previous film “Titanic” as the global box office superstar of all[...]

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[...]
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