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TIFF ’10: Mark Romanek and Carey Mulligan talk ‘Never Let Me Go’

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Early last year, as Mark Romanek was busy mounting his adaptation of Kazou Ishiguro’s beloved novel “Never Let Me Go,” the director received a four-word text informing him who would headline his film. “We had trouble finding a Kathy. And Peter Rice, who was running [Fox][...]

Carey Mulligan receives “An Education,” now on DVD

BY SEAN O’CONNELL HollywoodNews.com stays on top of the latest DVD and Blu-ray releases so you know which films are worth your time and money. This week, we recommend: An Education Carey Mulligan had a big, busy year. What started with the Sundance hit “An Education” culminated with a part[...]

Carey Mulligan talks ‘The Greatest,’ ‘Wall Street,’ ‘My Fair Lady’ and more

Although she had more than ten credits on her resume by the time An Education was released last year, Carey Mulligan came out of nowhere and became the closest thing Hollywood has to an overnight success these days when the film became a surprise hit and a award-season contender. Subsequently,[...]

Why 10 Best Picture nominees means more winners (including us)

BY TODD GILCHRIST As the minutes tick away until Sunday evening when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hands out its awards, credentialed reporters and armchair experts alike continue to prognosticate and pick what films and filmmakers will come away as winners. While this is commonplace every year,[...]

“An Education”: A David vs. Goliath Oscar race

By ROBERT W. WELKOS What do you do if you’re the producers of a small, independently made Academy Award-nominated best picture when the competition seems like Goliath to your David? If you’re the producers of An Education,” you look at the other pictures and marvel: there’s “Avatar,” the biggest box[...]

More Oscar nominees coming to DVD

BY SEAN O’CONNELL A couple of Best Picture nominees announced their DVD release dates this week. “An Education,” starring Carey Mulligan as a British ingénue who falls under the spell of an older suitor (Peter Sarsgaard), arrives on DVD and Blu-ray March 30 from Sony Home Entertainment. Lone Scherfig’s insightful[...]

Will Oscar bounce translate to box office gold?

BY ROBERT W. WELKOS It’s called the Oscar bounce, but for a blockbuster movie like “Avatar” that has already seen its worldwide box office climb above $2 billion, being nominated for an Academy Award for best picture isn’t expected ignite huge new interest in the film. If it comes, it[...]

Can BCS Save the Oscars?

By ROBERT W. WELKOS Now that the 82nd Academy Award nominations for best picture are in and we are relieved to find that “Nine” is nowhere included among the 10 nominees, Oscar voters can breathe a sigh of relief and face the task at hand: what is the best picture[...]

BAFTA announces 2010 nominations

BAFTA has announced the nominations and the list includes lead nods going to “Avatar,” “An Education,” and “The Hurt Locker.” That is not to say that they didn’t throw us some surprises in the meantime. Many films that have been in the buzz that were left out are the acclaimed[...]

Mo’Nique Wins Supporting Actress At Critics Choice Movie Awards

Last night Monique won “Best Supporting Actress” at the Broadcast Film Critics Association’s Critics’ Choice Movie Awards. Soon video to be posted from behind the scenes with reporters asking her why she has not shown up at certain events. Interesting to note that “Avatar” won six prizes at Friday’s Critics[...]