HOLLYWOOD IN TEN

Oops John Carter Bombs. What happened?

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: It was judgment day for the much-debated John Carter, as Disney’s $250-300 million sci-fi adventure finally was unleashed on paying audiences this weekend. And the judgment was mostly grim with a possible silver lining. With a terrible marketing campaign that didn’t know what to sell, and[...]

INTERVIEW: Tony Scott talks Denzel, Gene Hackman’s retirement, and runaway trains for “Unstoppable”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com’s interview feature, “Hollywood In Ten,” showcases the creative individuals responsible for the movies we love, and corners them for some quality minutes. After shooting their remake of “The Taking of Pelham 123,” Tony Scott and Denzel Washington needed a change of scenery. They didn’t get[...]

EXCLUSIVE: “Standing Ovation” star Dexter Darden on how film differs from “Glee”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Is “Glee” a little too grown up for your youngest kids? Is Big Time Rush on Nickelodeon a bit too goofy for your taste? If you are looking for a new mix of adolescence and music for your family, then you might want to check out[...]

Interview with ‘Dinner for Schmucks’ director Jay Roach – Hollywood In Ten

HollywoodNews.com: HollywoodNews.com’s interview feature, “Hollywood In Ten,” showcases the creative individuals responsible for the movies we love and corners them for 10 quality minutes. Recently, Anthony D’Alessandro caught up with “Dinner for Schmucks” director Jay Roach who has a reputation for catapulting comedies to the top of the box office[...]

Exclusive: “Knight & Day” director James Mangold — Hollywood In Ten

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com’s interview feature, “Hollywood In Ten,” showcases the creative individuals responsible for the movies we love, and corners them for 10 quality minutes. James Mangold must not have received the message. Remakes and sequels are supposed to dominate the summer film season. Yet here comes the[...]

“Letters to God” director aims to make 3-D faith films — Hollywood In Ten

BY SEAN O’CONNELL If David Nixon has his way, the 3-D craze that is sweeping the multiplexes with mainstream pictures like “Avatar” and “Alice in Wonderland” will carry Christian-themed message movies to larger audiences. And it will happen sooner rather than later. “I definitely think that if the (craze) hangs[...]

Derrick Borte, director of “The Joneses” – Hollywood In Ten

HollywoodNews.com’s interview feature, “Hollywood In Ten,” showcases the creative individuals responsible for the movies we love, and corners them for 10 quality minutes. We all know how difficult it can be keeping up with the Joneses. Now try competing with the couple when they are funded by a rich marketing[...]

FULL FRAME ’10: D.A. Pennebaker on “Pastry” opening the fest – Hollywood In Ten

BY SEAN O’CONNELL HollywoodNews.com’s interview feature, “Hollywood In Ten,” showcases the creative individuals responsible for the movies we love, and corners them for 10 quality minutes. The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival in Durham, N.C., gets underway Thursday with a handful of screenings throughout the morning and afternoon. Music lovers[...]

“Dragon” animator explains “How To Train” – Hollywood In Ten

[media id=9] BY SEAN O’CONNELL HollywoodNews.com’s interview feature, “Hollywood In Ten,” showcases the creative individuals responsible for the movies we love, and corners them for 10 quality minutes. Last weekend, families packed movie theaters, donned special 3-D glasses, and traveled to a far-off land to watch young Viking Hiccup (voiced[...]

Exclusive: Jim Bigham, director of ‘For Once In My Life’ – Hollywood In Ten

Jim Bigham hoped that participating in this year’s South By Southwest Film Festival would help his documentary, “For Once In My Life,” find its audience. It’s safe to say he succeeded. Bigham’s film, which details the musical program at Goodwill Industries in South Florida, won the Audience Award in the[...]