Tag Archives: Grit

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 includi9ng a[...]

“True Grit” trio added to growing list of Golden Globes presenters

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Joel and Ethan Coen’s “True Grit” will be well represented at Sunday’s 68tht Annual Golden Globes, even if it doesn’t win a single trophy. That’s because “Grit” stars Jeff Bridges, Hailee Steinfeld and Matt Damon were confirmed as presenters on the GG’s official Twitter feed, which recently exploded[...]

Awards Season Roundup: Watch Fincher on the “Social Network” set

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. Why wait for the DVD? Slash Film has links to some B-roll, behind-the-scenes footage that shows David Fincher and his team hard at work on “The Social Network.” So what[...]

Full-length “True Grit” trailer makes its way online

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Earlier this morning, in today’s Awards Season Roundup, I mentioned that I’d seen the longer “True Grit” trailer ahead of “The Social Network” this weekend, and that it gave us a better feel for the tone Joel and Ethan Coen were going for with their adaptation of[...]

“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[...]