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Bill Murray: His best performances to date

Few actors in Hollywood are quite as uniquely beloved as Bill Murray is. It’s almost beyond explanation, but he’s considered the movie industry’s wacky uncle in a way. With the release this weekend of his newest film Rock the Kasbah (which I have to admit, I have yet to see),[...]

Oscars®: What’s up with the 2015 Awards Race: The early contenders so far

I’m starting up with a new weekly series here at Hollywood News, one tentatively titled “What’s up with the 2015 Awards Race”. Once or twice a week, I’ll be looking at potential 2014 awards contenders, and for the inaugural piece today, I figured I’d cover some of the films that[...]

Michael Fassbender to appear in “X Men: First Class”

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: I told you some time ago — exclusively–that Michael Fassbender, hot as a pistol, had to choose between roles in the new “X Men” and “Spider Man.” I am told he has made his choice, and will appear in “X Men: First Class.” James McAvoy and[...]

Owen Wilson signs onto Woody Allen film

According to THR’s Risky Business Blog, Owen Wilson’s next film will be with the legendary Woody Allen. The untitled project has rumors of France’s First Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy participation in the film as well. Production is scheduled to start this summer. Wilson was last heard in the film “Fantastic Mr.[...]

Hurt Locker, Hangover, Up snag top ACE awards

“The Hurt Locker,” “The Hangover,” and “Up” took home the top feature film categories at the 60th Annual American Cinema Editors’ Eddie Awards. “The Hurt Locker” editors Bob Murawski and Chris Innis took home the top prize for a dramatic film beating out competitors “Avatar,” “District 9,” “Star Trek,” and[...]