Tag Archives: Virginia Woolf

Diane Keaton: The Top 25 (Best Actress)

It’s almost over folks. Yes, this penultimate time around I’ll be tackling one of the very biggest of the big eight categories, one of the only two left. This one is arguably the second or third biggest of them all…it’s the Best Actress field. This is really about as prestigious[...]

Personal thoughts on Elizabeth Taylor’s passing

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: I flipped on the television this morning to MSNBC and heard anchor Thomas Roberts share the news that Elizabeth Taylor had died. I felt suddenly so sad. We knew she had been so ill but it still came as a shock much like when Lucille Ball died in[...]

Happy Birthday to Elizabeth Taylor on the day of the Oscars

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: It seems somehow fitting that Elizabeth Taylor’s 79th birthday falls on Oscar Sunday this year. The acting legend, hospitalized in recent weeks with heart problems, won Academy Awards for best actress in 1961 for Butterfield 8 and in 1966 for Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? In 1993, she[...]

“Black Swan” leads nominees for BFCA’s Critics’ Choice Movie Awards

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It was a busy weekend on the awards front, as several critics groups announced their year-end winners (and most of them going with David Fincher’s “The Social Network” as the year’s best). This morning, the Broadcast Film Critics Association (of which I am a member) revealed its[...]

Roman Polanski ‘Gods of Carnage’ sells off Euro territories

HollywoodNews.com: Roman Polanski’s latest production has secured notable financing after selling a number of territory deals across Europe. Entitled “Gods of Carnage,” the film was written by Polanski and French playwright Yasmina Reza, based on her Tony-winning play. “Carnage” follows “a meeting between two sets of parents who get together[...]

Academy to honor Alex North with a screening of ‘The Misfits’

HollywoodNews.com: The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences will celebrate the career of Alex North (1910–1991), the 15-time Oscar®-nominated composer, with a centennial salute featuring a screening of “The Misfits” (1961) on Friday, September 24, at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. The event[...]

Sally Potter’s “Orlando” to re-release in theaters

HollywoodNews.com: Sally Potter’s “Orlando,” based on the novel by Virginia Woolf will be re-released in theaters. The film, which originally debuted in 1992, stars Tilda Swinton, Quentin Crisp, and Jimmy Somerville. The film is a story of a journey through time, of someone who lives four hundred years, first as[...]