Tag Archives: Anthology films

“Birdman”: What’s Up with the 2015 Awards Race

Directed by: Alejandro González Iñárritu Written by: Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Armando Bo, and Alexander Dinelaris Main Cast: Michael Keaton, Edward Norton, Emma Stone, Naomi Watts, Zach Galifianakis, Amy Ryan, Andrea Riseborough, and more… Past Oscar relations: Iñárritu was nominated for directing and co-producing Babel, Norton has been nominated twice (Best Supporting[...]

Is Quentin Tarantino Out of Touch?

By Michael Russnow Last Thursday, I looked forward to watching Craig Ferguson’s interview with Quentin Tarantino on CBS’s The Late Late Show, because I mostly enjoy the quirky director and particularly liked his latest film Django Unchained. Yes, his films are fraught with violence, but the dialogue exchanges and story twists are[...]

Quentin Tarantino’s “Pulp Fiction,” “Jackie Brown” making Blu-ray debut

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: On Oct. 4, two of Quentin Tarantino’s early masterpieces finally make their way to Blu-ray in extras-laden releases that are sure to please every disc collector and QT enthusiast. In preparation for the anticipated releases of “Pulp Fiction” and “Jackie Brown,” the studio has shared with us[...]

“Bunraku”, starring Josh Hartnett, Review

HollywoodNews.com: There is a certain danger to any movie that spends the first five minutes explicitly explaining why the picture looks and sounds as it does. In this case, we have to understand why the world of Bunraku looks like a hybrid between the 1960s Batman TV show and[...]

The Help is being punished for a lack of minority-driven films

HollywoodNews.com: I’m not going to get into a point-by-point rundown of why I think many of the criticisms being hurled at The Help are just-plain wrong. First of all, Entertainment Weekly’s Owen Gleiberman already did just that, so I’ll merely link to his piece. Second of all, much[...]

Fantasia Barrino breaks down during interview

HollywoodNews.com: Fantasia Barrino took some time to open up to Wendy Williams on her show, but appeared to have a difficult time getting through the interview. While working on promoting her new album ‘Back To Me,’ Fantasia talked about her overdose last month, reports Hollyscoop. When asked about her daughter, Fantasia[...]

Quentin Tarantino to be “roasted” by Samuel L. Jackson, Eli Roth and more

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Quentin Tarantino loves to talk. For one night, though, the Oscar-nominated director will be forced to listen. That’s because Tarantino has agreed to sit in the big chair and be “saluted” as part of the 2010 Friars Club Roast, which will be held on Friday, Oct. 1, at[...]

“Machete” will have midnight world premiere at Venice Film Fest

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We’re not ready to put Robert Rodriguez’s “Machete” into the Oscar race of 2010. But the upcoming “Grindhouse” spinoff is getting a nice launch at a proper festival known for kick-starting many an award’s campaign. “Machete,” which began life as a teaser trailer for the Rodriguez-Tarantino “Grindhouse”[...]