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Oscars shoot down Banksy’s request to appear in disguise?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Can you remember the last time a director’s film was nominated for an Oscar … and the Academy still has no idea who the filmmaker really is? That’s kind of the case with the Oscar-nominated “Exit Through the Gift Shop,” a documentary on street artists that was started[...]

“Toy Story 3” takes top Tomato as year’s best-reviewed film

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: “Toy Story 3” came so close to perfection on Rotten Tomatoes this past summer, but three negative reviews posted to the site prevented the Pixar sequel from boasting a 100-percent Fresh grade. Still, the 99% grade was enough to earn “Toy Story 3” this year’s Golden Tomato[...]

Banksy’s ‘Exit Through the Gift Shop’ qualifies for Academy Awards

HollywoodNews.com: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 15 films in the Documentary Feature category will advance in the voting process for the 83rd Academy Awards®. One hundred-one pictures had originally qualified in the category. The 15 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with[...]

Neil Patrick Harris tweets his birthday wishes

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: Neil Patrick Harris took to Twitter to make his birthday wishes known. It all sounds quite reasonable. See for yourself! Things I Want for my Birthday (6/15), Chapter 1: an iPhone 4, magical automatons, original Banksy art, and 1 million followers. Things I Want for my Birthday, Chapter 2: Haunted[...]

Graffiti artist Banksy finally caught on tape

By Andy Pemberton HollywoodNews.com: Celebrated graffiti artist Banksy was caught on CCTV when he painted a mural near a London pub. The managers of the Princess of Wales, Karen and Lawrence Santi, were initially upset to discover there had been an intruder overnight before discovering the uninvited guest was none other than[...]

James Franco is the Renaissance Man of his generation

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: James Franco: he is the Renaissance Man of his generation. Now he’s got a film, drawing, photography, sculpture and performance exhibition opening in New York on June 22nd at the Clocktower Gallery. It’s called “The Dangerous Book for Boys” and seems to be connected to the recent[...]

Banksy’s doc pleases fans with mystery

The legendary yet mysterious graffiti artist Banksy, who refuses to let his identity known, premiered his documentary called “Exit Through The Gift Shop” at Sundance. The film follows filmmaker Terry Guetta as he travels the world observing the world’s infamous vandals, and then runs into Banksy. The film takes a[...]