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Twilight actors sweep final MTV Movie Award nominations for “New Moon”, fewer for other films

By Kim Palacios In my article about early MTV Movie Award nominations, it seemed the three principal Twilight stars had a few shots apiece at wins for multiple films. Based on this morning’s announcements of the final nominees, they’ve shown well—but mostly for “New Moon”. The one category in which[...]

Twilight star early nominations dominate the 2010 MTV Movie Awards

By Kim Palacios HollywoodNews.com: The early nominee list for the 2010 MTV Movie Awards is proof of how far-reaching the fame of Twilight stars has become. Whereas the 2009 awards saw plenty of nods for “Twilight” itself, the 2010 early award nominations read more like the 2009 project list for[...]

Twilight’s Anna Kendrick is a rising star

By Kim Palacios Her role as Jessica Stanley in the Twilight Saga movies may be small, but Anna Kendrick is making it big. That’s why fans were so impressed (but not surprised) to see her as a guest at last weekend’s White House Correspondents’ Association dinner. As with all star-studded[...]

More Twilighters to Receive Young Hollywood Award

By Kim Palacios Via a tip from the Twilightish Blog, I learned this morning that Ashley Greene and Nikki Reed have each been announced as recipients of a 2010 Young Hollywood Award. On May 13th, Greene will be named “Young Hollywood Style Icon” while Reed will enjoy the designation of[...]

The “Twilight” cast gives back

By Tracy Rosenfield HollywoodNews.com: The “Twilight” cast is a well-known (and large!) group of actors.  But in their “off” time, many of them use their celebrity to support charitable causes and help the greater good.  Below are some of the actors and the charitable causes they support.  If you know[...]

Bridges, Bullock, Damon, Mulligan to present Oscar show

Current Oscar nominees Jeff Bridges, Sandra Bullock, Matt Damon, Anna Kendrick, Carey Mulligan and Quentin Tarantino will present on the 82nd Academy Awards, telecast producers Bill Mechanic and Adam Shankman announced today. Bridges received his fifth Oscar nomination for his lead performance in “Crazy Heart.” He previously earned a nomination[...]

14 Oscar Nominees to gather at Academy Luncheon

BY STAFF Beverly Hills, CA (February 12, 2010) — Fourteen of the 20 nominees in the acting categories will be among more than 120 Academy Award® nominees who will gather at noon on Monday (February 15) at the Beverly Hilton Hotel when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences[...]

And the Oscar nominees are…

For the first time since 1943 the Oscars feature 10 best-picture contenders instead of the usual five. “Avatar” and “Hurt Locker” lead the way at Oscar nominations with 9 noms each including best picture and director for former spouses James Cameron and Kathryn Bigelow. Also, interesting to note is the[...]

Oscars Nominees: “Avatar” and “Hurt Locker” lead the way at Oscar nominations with 9 noms each

For the first time since 1943 the Oscars feature 10 best-picture contenders instead of the usual five. “Avatar” and “Hurt Locker” lead the way at Oscar nominations with 9 noms each including best picture and director for former spouses James Cameron and Kathryn Bigelow. Also, interesting to note is the[...]

Kathryn Bigelow Wins DGA Feature Film Award

The winners of the 2009 Directors Guild of America Outstanding Directorial Achievement Awards and the recipients of the Guild’s 2010 Career Achievement Awards were announced Saturday during the 62nd Annual DGA Awards Dinner at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles. Kathryn Bigelow won the DGA’s Outstanding Directorial Achievement[...]