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Tom Hanks: The Top 25 (Best Actor)

Yes, this time around I’ll be tackling one of the biggest of the big eight categories in an effort not to save them all for very last, much like with last week. This one is arguably the second biggest of them all…the Best Actor field. This is as prestigious a[...]

“Black Nativity,” starring Jennifer Hudson, Forest Whitaker, Angela Basset

Fox Searchlight Pictures announced today that principal photography for the timeless holiday musical drama ‘BLACK NATIVITY’ began on January 29th in New York. The film stars Academy Award® winner Forest Whitaker (THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND), Academy Award® nominee Angela Bassett (WHAT?S LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT), and Academy[...]

Oscars: Will Natalie Portman Lose Oscar?

By Paul Sheehan at GoldDerby.com HollywoodNews.com: As the saying goes, “Win on Saturday, lose on Sunday.” This axiom refers to the less-than-impressive track record of Indie Spirit winners repeating at the Academy Awards. Of the 48 Indie Spirit acting champs to contend the following day at the Oscars, only 10[...]

James McAvoy: Thursday Morning Man

By Greg Hernandez When I saw The Last King of Scotland, I was very impressed with Forrest Whitaker’s Oscar winning performance. But I also remember this movie experience as the day I fell in love with James McAvoy. A few months later, I was working the red carpet at the Academy Awards[...]