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The 83rd Academy Awards: If I had been a voter

After a brief delay, this series has returned. Yes, once again I’m going to be taking a look back at a recent Oscar lineup and explaining what my vote would have been in each of the big eight categories we all follow so intently each season. I previously mentioned that[...]

“Green Lantern” adding an Oscar-caliber voice

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: There has been so much talk, up to this point, about “Thor” and “Captain America” – Marvel’s two superhero epics invading multiplexes this summer – that it’s almost easy to overlook the fact that Warner Bros. and DC have a Green Lantern adaptation on deck for[...]

This Week In Movies By Pete Hammond

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: This week in movies was obviously consumed with Oscars on Sunday and the crowning of The King’s Speech which with its four trophies including Best Picture, Best Actor for Colin Firth, Best Director for Tom Hooper and Best Original Screenplay for David Seidler has now already[...]

Oscars: Two Possible Upsets Annette Bening and Geoffrey Rush

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: Oscar ballots went out this week to Academy members. “The King’s Speech” seems like a lock for Best Picture. There are also some definites: Colin Firth for Best Actor, Melissa Leo for Best Supporting Actress. But what’s still fluid and in flux? Judging by past voting[...]

Geoffrey Rush the Best Supportive Actor

By Roger Friedman/Leah Sydney HollywoodNews.com: Geoffrey Rush plays Lionel Logue–the speech therapist–so brilliantly in “The King’s Speech.” But forget Logue–Rush should be playing Lionel “Jet Lag.” Since the beginning of December, Rush has been commuting back and forth from Sydney to Los Angeles on 48 hour turnarounds to help support[...]

Geoffrey Rush calls possible ‘King’s Speech’ edits “a shame”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: At least one member of the “King’s Speech” ensemble has weighed in regarding Harvey Weinstein’s stated plan to edit Tom Hooper’s film to attain an audience-friendly PG-13 rating … and he’s none too pleased. “I just think it’s a shame considering that it’s all in the[...]

Oscars: “The King’s Speech” gets loud, vocal support from Academy members

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Tom Hooper’s “The King’s Speech” leads this year’s pack of Oscar contenders with 12 nominations including Best Picture, Best Director, and three acting nominations for Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham Carter. “True Grit” came in second place in the nominations race, earning 10 nods[...]

Guy Pearce on “The King’s Speech,” and the Oscar race – EXCLUSIVE

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Meet Guy Pearce, the man who would be king. While most of the attention swirling around Tom Hooper’s “The King’s Speech” involves lead actors Colin Firth and Geoffrey Rush, admirers must admit Firth wouldn’t have a chance to occupy the throne if Pearce – playing older[...]

Tom and Pete track Oscar race for Best Supporting Actor

By Tom O’Neil hollywoodnews.com: Pete Hammond (Deadline Hollywood) and I agree that there are two Oscar locks for nominations as Best Supporting Actor: Christian Bale (“The Fighter”) and Geoffrey Rush (“The King’s Speech”). There are many strong rivals for those other three slots. Who’ll win? Watch our slugfest below, then[...]

Tom Hooper, “The King’s Speech” – FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Since its debut at the Telluride Film Festival, “The King’s Speech” has collected numerous accolades for the film, its director Tom Hooper, and the filmmaker’s illustrious cast. Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham Carter have been recognized by the Broadcast Film Critics Association, the Screen[...]