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Drumroll… Sundance Film Festival Awards Announced

Sundance Film Festival announces the 2013 awards. Congratulations award winners! U. S. Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic – Fruitvale U. S. Grand Jury Prize: Documentary – Blood Brother World Cinema Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic – Jiseul World Cinema Grand Jury Prize: Documentary – A River Changes Course Audience Award: World Cinema Dramatic – Metro Manila Audience[...]

“Fighter” mom Alice Ward passes away at 79

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Alice Ward, the feisty Massachusetts mother of Irish boxer Micky Ward, has passed away at age 79. Ward landed on everyone’s radar last year courtesy of David O. Russell’s Oscar-winning “The Fighter.” Specifically, Melissa Leo’s portrayal of the stubborn and opinionated mom earned the long-time character actress her[...]

Kendra Wilkinson, “Karate Kid” added to “Dancing With the Stars” cast

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Kendra Wilkinson, Kirstie Alley and the “Karate Kid” were among the names added to the roster for the upcoming season of ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars.” Ralph Macchio will the competition, which also will make room for former professional wrestler Chris Jericho, talk show host Wendy Williams, Pittsburgh[...]

Mark Wahlberg spent big to prepare for ‘The Fighter’

HollywoodNews.com: Mark Wahlberg was apparently so intent on getting ready for his role in ‘The Fighter’ that he spent quite a bit of money on perfecting his boxing moves. The actor reveals to ‘Sports Illustrated’ that he reportedly ended up spending $500,000 more than he made on his trainers in an[...]

Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart get swim break at filming

HollywoodNews.com: Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart appear to have had a great time while filming ‘Twilight: Breaking Dawn’ together in Rio de Janeiro. The famous couple was reportedly spotted taking a dip while taking a break from shooting the honeymoon scenes, states UsMagazine.com. And all the fans apparently got lucky as[...]

Nude pictures of Kanye West being sold?

HollywoodNews.com: Kanye West may have gotten himself into a bit of a dilemma as naked photos of him are reportedly being shopped around for sale. Kanye reportedly took a few naked photos of himself and was sending them to various women who apparently want to make a few dollars from them,[...]

John McTiernan opens up following sentencing

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: John McTiernan chose not to speak to the courts following his recent sentencing – one year in prison and a $100,000 fine – in the wiretapping case that stemmed from the investigation of Anthony Pellicano. But following Monday’s court appearance, the director of “Die Hard” and “Predator” opened[...]

Mark Wahlberg ‘Fighter’ to go wide during crowded holiday frame

HollywoodNews.com: Paramount’s potential award season contender “The Fighter” is now being opened in limited release on December 10. In the film, Mark Wahlberg plays Irish boxer Micky Ward alongside Christian Bale who will play his half-brother Dickie Eklund. David O. Russell directs in his first film since 2004’s[...]

Shia LaBeouf confirms involvement in fifth “Indiana Jones”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: My sons are obsessed with Indiana Jones. They turn belts into whips. They hum John Willams’ recognizable score constantly. My oldest is always telling my youngest that he has to be “Boxer” as they reenact the fight scene from “Raiders.” Want to know how badly they’ve got the[...]

Robert Rossen’s ‘Body and Soul’ joins Academy’s ‘Oscar Noir’ series

HollywoodNews.com: “Body and Soul” (1947), the underworld drama from writer Abraham Polonsky (“Force of Evil”) and director Robert Rossen (“The Hustler”), will be screened as the next feature in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ series “Oscar Noir: 1940s Writing Nominees from Hollywood’s Dark Side” on Monday, August[...]