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“Rabbit Hole” director John Cameron Mitchell – FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The “Rabbit Hole” DVD sat atop my pile of For Your Consideration screeners for longer than I care to admit. Danny Boyle’s “127 Hours” moved ahead of it on the list of required viewing. So did Darren Aronofsky’s “Black Swan,” the Coen Brothers’ “True Grit,” and[...]

Michael Douglas to receive Icon Award in Palm Springs

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It was a productive year for Michael Douglas. The legendary actor revived his Oscar-winning Gordon Gekko character for a “Wall Street” sequel, and generated some awards buzz for his unselfish turn in “Solitary Man.” But it was a humbling year for Douglas, as well, as he[...]

Academy Awards Voters To Get Their Ballots

hollywoodnews.com: Nomination ballots for the 83rd Academy Awards® were mailed today to the 5,755 voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Completed ballots must be returned to PricewaterhouseCoopers by 5 p.m. PT on Friday, January 14, 2011. Ballots received after the deadline will not be counted.[...]

2010 Greggys: “The Kids Are All Right” named Movie of the Year

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: Well, you didn’t think it was going to be ‘I Love You Phillip Morris’ did you? That movie, starring Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor had its moments but overall, I didn’t love it. But kudos to Carrey for giving 100 percent to his performance. I just[...]

Natalie Portman confirms she’s engaged … and pregnant!

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Is anyone having a bigger “moment” than Natalie Portman? It’s possibly, though highly unlikely. She is enjoying career-best reviews for her performance in “Black Swan,” and is riding waves of awards momentum. She’ll be in three high-profile 2011 films, including the Medieval comedy “Your Highness” and[...]

Jeff Bridges is “Hollywood Movie Star of the Week”

hollywoodnews.com: Oscar winning actor Jeff Bridges’s latest film “True Grit,” is one of this year’s Oscar contenders. In addition, Jeff is also starring in “TRON: Legacy” Through the years, he has created original and memorable characters in notable films. To name but a few — “The Last Picture Show” (1971),”[...]

HollywoodNews.com Wishes You Happy Holidays and a Great New Year

By Carlos de Abreu – Publisher hollywoodnews.com: I would like to wish you and your family Happy Holidays and a great New Year. I also want to thank you for your regular viewership. Greatly appreciated. We are looking forward to an exciting New Year and we are counting on your[...]

“Black Swan”: it’s a mystery and a bit of a thriller

By Michael Russnow hollywoodnews.com: Black Swan: A Must See Even if Ballet Ain’t Your Thing. I don’t go to the ballet and have only seen one a long time ago. Interestingly, it was Swan Lake performed, as in the film Black Swan, at Lincoln Center in New York City. It[...]

“Inception” amplifies its Oscar campaign with behind-scenes video

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: When can you call a $292.5-million-grossing blockbuster like “Inception” overlooked? How about when it comes to awards season? While many tracking the Oscar race assume Christopher Nolan’s mind-bending summer thriller will get into the Best Picture field now that we have 10 nominations, we are not[...]

2010 Look Back at the Year in Film

Scott Mendelson hollywoodnews.com: Let us begin our look back at the year in film with a token acknowledgement of ten films whose reputations did not proceed them. For the record, not all of the films below are bad pictures. But they all generated critical and/or audience esteem that they perhaps[...]