Tag Archives: Erik Childress

Sundance: Is “Beasts of the Southern Wild” the film to beat?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The Sundance Film Festival officially is underway, with a full slate of press and public screenings opening the doors to a flood of fresh news spilling out of Park City. Let’s do what we can to keep up with the latest happenings in the cold and[...]

Awards Season Roundup: “Blue Valentine” stock on the rise

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com’s Awards Season Roundup collects insights from around the Internet on films that are running in the Oscar race. Vulture looks at Oscar Futures, saying “Blue Valentine” stock is up but “Hereafter” is down after being panned by several critics. Similarly, Movieline charts the ups-and-downs of[...]

Megan Fox ‘Passion Play’ fails to move critics

HollywoodNews.com: After biting the dust in “Jonah Hex” and getting fired from “Transformers 3,” Megan Fox isn’t looking at a string of good luck yet after her film “Passion Play” was panned by critics at the Toronto Film Festival. In Contention rounds up all the critics’ nails for the Mitch[...]

TIFF ’10: Vicious early reviews for Clint Eastwood’s ‘Hereafter’

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Clint Eastwood’s supernatural “Hereafter” had its world premiere in Toronto tonight at a jam-packed Elgin Theatre, but reaction from the masses so far has not been kind. One hour after the film began, noted film scribe James Rocchi reported via his Twitter feed, “Walked out; Shabby,[...]