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“Shutter Island” an under-the-radar awards contender? – OSCAR IN A MINUTE

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Martin Scorsese’s “Shutter Island” is getting a strong studio push. So is “Cyrus,” an underrated comedy with Jonah Hill. Which under-the-radar screeners could have an impact on Oscar voters. For those unaware, Oscar in a Minute is our new audio podcast that weighs in, briefly, on[...]

Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis and Darren Aronofksy break down ‘Black Swan’

hollywoodnews.com: Looking at the ads for the new film “Black Swan,” it’s hard to tell precisely what the film is – a ballet movie, a backstage drama, or a horror flick. According to the cast and crew, the only thing they knew for sure about it was that they had[...]

Pixar’s ‘Day & Night’ animation qualifies for Academy Awards

HollywoodNews.com: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 animated short films will advance in the voting process for the 83rd Academy Awards®. Thirty-three pictures had originally qualified in the category. The 10 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production company:[...]

‘Winter’s Bone’ leads Film Independent Spirit Awards nominations

HollywoodNews.com: Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, announced nominations this morning for the 2011 Film Independent Spirit Awards. Eva Mendes and Jeremy Renner served as presenters and 2011 Spirit Awards host Joel McHale was also on hand. Nominees for[...]

James Franco, “127 Hours” – FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: So James Franco will be front and center at the Academy Awards next year, no matter what happens with the nominations. That’s because the Academy announced yesterday that the talented star will co-host the upcoming telecast with Anne Hathaway. It’s a clever move that could boost[...]

Reactions to Franco and Hathaway as Oscar hosts – AWARDS SEASON ROUNDUP

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com’s Awards Season Roundup collects insights from around the Internet on films that are running in the Oscar race. The big topic on the Oscar beat continues to be the naming of James Franco and Anne Hathaway as co-hosts of next year’s telecast. The L.A. Times[...]

‘Winter’s Bone’ Wins at the Gotham Awards

hollywoodnews.com: The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), the nation’s oldest and largest organization of independent filmmakers, announced today the winners at the 20th Anniversary Gotham Independent Film Awards ceremony in New York City’s Cipriani Wall Street. Presented by IFP, the Gotham Independent Film Awards™ is one of the leading awards for[...]

James Franco and Anne Hathaway to Host Oscar® Show

hollywoodnews.com: James Franco and Anne Hathaway will serve as co-hosts of the 83rd Academy Awards®, Oscar telecast producers Bruce Cohen and Don Mischer announced today. Both have previously appeared on the telecast but not in hosting capacities. “James Franco and Anne Hathaway personify the next generation of Hollywood icons— fresh,[...]

Can Ben Affleck’s “The Town” sneak into the Best Picture race? – OSCAR IN A MINUTE

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Certain pundits have argued Ben Affleck’s “The Town” has a shot at a Best Picture nomination. Are they right? Tracking the Oscar race is a daily occurrence here at HollywoodNews.com. Oscar in a Minute is our new audio podcast that weighs in, briefly, on items that[...]

James Franco and Anne Hathaway to host Oscars? – AWARDS SEASON ROUNDUP

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com’s Awards Season Roundup collects insights from around the Internet on films that are running in the Oscar race. Are James Franco and Anne Hathaway preparing to host the Oscars? They may be handing an Oscar to David Fincher’s “The Social Network,” which was named the[...]