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Aspen Film Academy Screenings program Oscar frontrunners – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: It’s no secret that Hollywood shuts down for the holidays. Some head to warmer climes in Hawaii. Others go skiing in Aspen. Which is why the Aspen Film Academy Screening series annually assists voters hoping to squeeze in crucial screenings while still on holiday. The Oscar race[...]

Harvey Weinstein talks Oscars, Michelle Williams and the charm of “My Week With Marilyn” – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: “Pulp Fiction.” “The English Patient.” “Good Will Hunting.” “Shakespeare in Love.” “Chicago.” “The Aviator.” “Gangs of New York.” “The Reader.” “The King’s Speech.” For decades, Harvey Weinstein’s name has been synonymous with the Academy Awards, and his influential fingerprints have been all over the Oscar season. Weinstein[...]

Paul Andrew Williams’ ‘Song for Marion’ Acquired by the Weinstein Co.

HollywoodNews.com: The Weinstein Company (TWC) acquired U.S. distribution rights, along with Pan Asian TV rights, to Paul Andrew Williams’ feature film SONG FOR MARION starring Terence Stamp (THE ADVENTURES OF PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT), Gemma Arterton (PRINCE OF PERSIA: THE SANDS OF TIME), Academy Award® winner Vanessa Redgrave (CORIOLANUS)[...]

A “family friendly” clue for Savannah’s Director’s Choice – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: On its Facebook page this morning, The Savannah Film Festival organizers ask, “Any guesses at what tonight’s Director’s Choice is going to be?” Well, now that you mention it, yes. Yes, I do have a few educated guesses as to what film SAVFF audiences might be enjoying tonight[...]

“My Week With Marilyn” moves to Thanksgiving weekend – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Waiting to see how Oscar nominee Michelle Williams channels silver screen icon Marilyn Monroe in Simon Curtis’s “My Week With Marilyn?” Well, you are going to have to wait a little longer. The Weinstein Company, encouraged by positive reviews following the film’s New York Film Festival world premiere,[...]

“Like Crazy,” “Butter” and the “sex” question at TIFF 2011- AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The Toronto International Film Festival rolls on, with first glances at such films as Paramount’s Sundance romance “Like Crazy” and the Jennifer Garner-led homespun comedy “Butter.” The latter had its Gala screening last night at the Roy Thompson Hall, where co-star Olivia Wilde read a message from Harvey[...]

The Weinstein Co. launches new label to bring new content to new platforms

HollywoodNews.com: The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced today that Tom Quinn and Jason Janego have joined forces with TWC Co-Chairmen Harvey and Bob Weinstein to create a new TWC label to bring new films and other specialty entertainment to audiences simultaneously across multiple digital and traditional platforms. Quinn and Janego will[...]

“Our Idiot Brother” ad banned on ABC; Weinstein cries “Censorship!”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Idiotic move by a network? Publicity stunt to drum up interest in a late-summer comedy? Neither? Both?! You decide. The Weinstein Company announced today that ABC has refused to broadcast the commercial spot for its new comedy “Our Idiot Brother” unless TWC makes cuts. The ad is already[...]

The Key to Oscar-buzzed “Sarah’s Key”

HollywoodNews.com: The phenomenon of “Sarah’s Key” as book club darling and thrilling feature film illustrates: 65 years since liberation, the Holocaust still fascinates, perplexes, and vexes. Whatever anyone may say to the contrary: this subject is not going away. At breakfast at the Crosby Street Hotel last week, novelist Tatiana de[...]

Sarah Jessica Parker out as Halston creative director

HollywoodNews.com: It seems that things just didn’t work out between Sarah Jessica Parker and the Halston fashion line as she is no longer working with them. Parker, who was the creative director and president of the label’s contemporary line, is no longer on board, states Access Hollywood. Marios Schwab and investor[...]
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