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Glenn Close, Hugh Jackman and Director Damien Chazelle to Receive Hollywood Film Awards

Hollywood, CA (October 18, 2018) – dick clark productions announced today several spectacular additions to the list of honorees at the 22nd Annual “Hollywood Film Awards.” Glenn Close will receive the “Hollywood Actress Award” for her stunning performance in Sony Pictures Classic’s The Wife, while Hugh Jackman will be recognized[...]

Ben Foster continues a hot streak with “Galveston”

It’s hard to find a more underrated actor in the industry than Ben Foster. For years now, he’s been doing incredibly good work, often in very solid films, without receiving the acclaim that he deserves. Luckily, he’s slowly getting more time in the spotlight. His brush with an Academy Award[...]

Paul Dano and Zoe Kazan have captured brilliance with “Wildlife”

2018 has been a hell of a year for actors making their directorial debuts. Bradley Cooper is obviously getting a lot of the acclaim, but don’t sleep on Paul Dano. Along with his partner Zoe Kazan, they have adapted the Richard Ford novel Wildlife, with Dano directing. The result is[...]

Amandla Stenberg, John David Washington, Yalitza Aparicio, Felix Van Groeningen & Crazy Rich Asians To Receive Hollywood Film Awards

Hollywood, CA (October 16, 2018) – dick clark productions announced today the line-up of stand-out performers and talent who will be recognized at the 22nd Annual “Hollywood Film Awards.” Crazy Rich Asians will receive the “Hollywood Breakout Ensemble Award,” Amandla Stenberg will be recognized with the “Hollywood Breakout Performance Actress[...]

David Gordon Green puts his stamp on “Halloween” and crafts a terrific sequel

Horror sequels generally are not great, and that’s being charitable. Usually, they outright suck. So, it’s an absolute delight to see that David Gordon Green has defied the odds. Along with Danny McBride, Green has managed to honor the Halloween franchise, while also giving it a new spin. When Halloween[...]

“Can You Ever Forgive Me?” deliciously pairs Richard E. Grant with Melissa McCarthy

Lovable characters don’t always have to be likable. In the case of Can You Ever Forgive Me, you can make the case that our two main characters are fairly bad people. At the same time, you do quickly come to care deeply for them. That’s a credit to lead Melissa[...]

“22 July” sees Paul Greengrass effectively depict another tragic historical event

While most audience members know Paul Greengrass best as the director of the two best regarded Jason Bourne movies, that’s not where his true specialty resides. He’s far more at home crafting hard hitting docudramas. Bloody Sunday was his calling card film, while United 93 remains his finest hour. It’s[...]

Timothée Chalamet to be Honored at Hollywood Film Awards

Hollywood, CA (October 11, 2018) – dick clark productions announced today that critically-acclaimed actor Timothée Chalamet will receive the “Hollywood Supporting Actor Award” at the 22nd Annual “Hollywood Film Awards.” Chalamet will be honored for his exquisite work in Amazon Studio’s Beautiful Boy. Chalamet joins previously announced honoree Nicole Kidman,[...]

Steve Carell and Timothée Chalamet are gunning for awards with “Beautiful Boy”

Ever since Cameron Crowe first attempted to make this movie years ago, Beautiful Boy has been on my radar. That version helmed by Crowe (set to star Mark Wahlberg) never came to pass, but this week sees the film actually hitting theaters. Now a starring vehicle for Steve Carell and[...]

“Bad Times At The El Royale” is overstuffed yet pulpy fun from Drew Goddard

No good film is too long and no bad film is too short. That’s an old saying that does ring true most of the time. That being said, occasionally there are exceptions to the rule. This week, there’s a movie opening that threatens to be that exception. Bad Times at[...]