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Bennett Miller receiving Hollywood Director Award for “Moneyball” – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Bennett Miller’s work on the baseball drama “Moneyball” largely went unheralded. Critics fawned over Brad Pitt’s multi-faceted performance as Oakland A’s general manager Billy Beane, and sang the praises of Jonah Hill as he risked and stretched in his first non-comedic role. But repeat viewings of “Moneyball”[...]

This Week In Movies By Pete Hammond – The Lion King

By Pete Hammond hollywoodnews.com: I am not sure what it says about the film business that a 17 year old animated Disney movie in its 2nd weekend again comes out on top and defeats a much-awaited new film starring Brad Pitt and a brand new heart tugging 3D family movie in[...]

Brad Pitt is this year’s Sandra Bullock as “Moneyball” hits number one

HollywoodNews.com: “Moneyball” is a gorgeous grand slam of a movie that should hit all the right notes with Academy voters. Its opening weekend looks like a winner, but a small one, with maybe a $20 million gross by the end of Sunday. Sony has to stay the course with “Moneyball”[...]

Brad Pitt, “Moneyball” making Oscar waves ahead of release – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Bennett Miller’s “Moneyball” opens in theaters tomorrow, giving mainstream audience members a chance to see Brad Pitt as Oakland A’s general manager Billy Beane, who introduced a revolutionary (though some might argue “controversial”) new way to pay baseball players into the major leagues. Ever since the film’s[...]

“Moneyball” Review: light, intelligent baseball drama

HollywoodNews.com: The greatest strength of Moneyball is arguably also its greatest weakness, at least in terms of mainstream appeal and would-be Oscar love. It is a film adaptation of the Michael Lewis book which chronicles how Oakland A’s manager Billy Beane (played in a near-flawless movie star turn by[...]

Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie waiting for marriage equality before tying the knot

HollywoodNews.com: In case you hear more Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie marriage rumors in the near future, they probably aren’t true. Pitt recently told Ellen DeGeneres that they are still waiting for everyone to be able to marry before they do, states RadarOnline.com. “We live in this great country that is[...]

Brad Pitt Oscar debate swirls around “Moneyball” – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Has this year’s race to fill Oscar’s five Best Actor slots already been settled? In September?! No, not by any stretch, though it does seem – at this stage in the game – that the Best Actor category is more crowded than any other field as we[...]

George Clooney, Brad Pitt lead list of those boosted by TIFF 2011 – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The 2011 Toronto International Film Festival draws to a close on Sunday, Sept. 18, concluding a full slate of breathtaking programming. As usual, TIFF served as a barometer for several films’ awards campaigns. Movies like Alexander Payne’s “The Descendants” and George Clooney’s “The Ides of March” tested[...]

Brad Pitt “Moneyball” buzz and a “Goon” sale lead today’s TIFF 2011 news

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The Toronto International Film Festival heads into its back-half today, but that doesn’t mean the fest is slowing down. Not by any stretch. Jennifer Garner’s ensemble comedy “Butter” has its Gala screening tonight (even though the Press & Industry screening was cancelled at the last minute). Jennifer[...]

“Contagion” movie review

HollywoodNews.com: The 106-minute cut of Steven Soderbergh’s Contagion is a generally engaging and always intelligent film. It is clearly Soderbergh’s attempt to play around in the Irwin Allen disaster genre in a style that befits the director’s more buttoned-down and vérité style. But like Traffic before it, this[...]