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Alternative Christmas movie recommendations

Merry Christmas ladies and gentlemen and happy holidays! With today being December 25th and a lot of folks gathering with family and friends around the fireplace, I though it made perfect sense to mention some options for what to watch, aside from the standard holiday options. Sure, there’s plenty of[...]

The Hobbit wins box office. Les Miserables and Django Unchained neck and neck.

It’s frightening sometimes how accurate the math can be. Before this year, there were only a handful of movies that have opened on a Christmas day that happened to land on a Tuesday over the last decade (Ali and Kate and Leopold in 2001, Alien vs. Predator: Requim, The[...]

“Skyfall” topped the box office in its fifth weekend

The decision by Warner Bros. to move The Gangster Squad (trailer) to January, 2013 and Universal’s choice to move Les Miserables from next weekend to Christmas day should have caused a giant game of musical chairs. It didn’t, and now we have the second December weekend in a row[...]

Does “Les Mis” move to Christmas Day affect its Oscar chances? – ANALYSIS

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The Christmas Day void left by Baz Luhrmann’s dearly departed “The Great Gatsby” didn’t stay empty for long. Universal, today, opted to move the release date of Tom Hooper’s highly anticipated “Les Miserables” back from Dec. 14 to Dec. 25, positioning the musical for an Oscar battle[...]

Beyonce reveals her Christmas tradition

HollywoodNews.com: Beyonce is going to be enjoying her first Christmas as a mother-to-be, and she is excited to continue her holiday traditions. Beyonce revealed that her Christmas will be all about family as usual, states Hollyscoop. “We are both so busy throughout the year that Christmas is just a time to[...]

Leonardo DiCaprio has two movies opening next Christmas Day

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas for Leonardo DiCaprio fans, as they’ll have two (very different) DiCaprio films to choose from on Christmas Day in 2012. Providing release dates hold up – which is rare these days – Baz Luhrmann’s “The Great Gatsby” will open[...]

“War Horse,” “Tintin” shift release dates – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Steven Spielberg’s “War Horse” will be crossing the finish line a few days earlier than expected. Spielberg’s adaptation of an award-winning novel and Tony-winning play shifted its release date from Dec. 28 to Christmas Day, according to EW.com. The WWI drama, about a young man’s quest to[...]

Elton John talks about his son with David Furnish

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: ‘US Weekly’ has an extensive interview with new dads Elton John and David Furnish whose son was born on Christmas Day. The couple is obviously over the moon with the addition of Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John. I detect a softness in Elton that sometimes seemed to be missing[...]

Lily Allen is engaged!

HollywoodNews.com: Lily Allen hasn’t had the easiest year as she celebrated her pregnancy and then suffered a miscarriage, but things are ending on a good note as she is now engaged to her longtime beau. It is rumored that beau Sam Cooper popped the question on Christmas Day as the two[...]

“True Grit” teaser trailer, with Matt Damon and Jeff Bridges, gallops online

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: According to the teaser trailer for Joel and Ethan Coen’s “True Grit” remake, we’ll be getting a heaping helping of retribution this Christmas. Check out the high-definition trailer here. “Grit” remakes the 1969 John Wayne western (Duke actually won an Oscar for the role Jeff Bridges will play in[...]