Tag Archives: HARRY POTTER

Oscars: “The Artist” prevails on an uneven night – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Michel Hazanavicius’ “The Artist” lost a number of key technical categories to Martin Scorsese’s “Hugo” but still prevailed in the top Oscar slot on Sunday night, claiming trophies for Best Picture, Director, and Actor (for Jean Dujardin). It was a great night for Harvey Weinstein, who[...]

And the Oscars will go to … — AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Do or die time. After month and months of tracking the Oscar race, it’s time to put up (and shut up) by posting my official picks for Sunday night’s Academy Awards. And while I have been saying (OK, complaining) that too many of tonight’s winners are[...]

The Phantom Menace is about to out-gross The Dark Knight!

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: With just $1 million separating the two films, today or tomorrow is likely the day when one of the more reviled films in geek-ville, Star Wars Episode One: The Phantom Menace, will surpass one of the more openly worshipped geek film in recent years, The Dark[...]

Emma Watson thanks fashion for expanding her career past ‘Harry Potter’

HollywoodNews.com: Emma Watson is definitely known for her role in ‘Harry Potter,’ but these days she has become so much more than her famous film character, and she thanks fashion for that. Watson feels like getting to explore fashion and have fun with it gave her a name outside of[...]

Daniel Radcliffe thinks ‘Harry Potter’ deserved more Oscar nominations

HollywoodNews.com: ‘Harry Potter’ wrapped up its franchise this last year, but only received three Oscar nominations which Daniel Radcliffe doesn’t agree with at all. Radcliffe revealed recently that he is bothered by the film only receiving the three nominations in technical categories, states UsMagazine.com. “I don’t think the Oscars like[...]

“Hugo,” “The GirlL With The Dragon Tattoo” and “Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Part 2” Win at 16th Annual Art Directors Guild Awards

HollywoodNews.com:The Art Directors Guild (ADG announced winners of its 16th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards in nine categories of film, television, commercials and music videos during black-tie ceremonies at the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. The awards took place before an audience of more[...]

Daniel Radcliffe admits to being drunk during some of ‘Harry Potter’

HollywoodNews.com: Daniel Radcliffe has been very open about his past problem with alcohol, and now he is revealing that he was even drunk during some of the filming of the ‘Harry Potter’ films. Radcliffe told the U.K.’s ‘Heat’ magazine that his drinking became a problem which led to him sometimes[...]

Oscars: Don’t be an R-rated film if you want to be nominated

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: For a list of the complete nominations, go HERE. As always, click on the movies with links for the original theatrical review. I write a lot about the inexplicable trend of how the various year-end awards groups only consider ‘appropriate’ movies to be considered awards-material. There[...]

“The Artist,” “Tinker, Tailor” top British Academy Film Awards nominations – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Michel Hazanavicius’ “The Artist” continues its march through the awards season, topping the Orange British Academy Film Awards with 12 nominations including Best Film, Original Screenplay, Original Music, Cinematography, Editing, Make Up and Hair, Costume Design, Sound and Production Design, Director, Leading Actor and Leading Actress.[...]

People’s Choice Awards: Red Carpet Photo Gallery Jan. 12

HollywoodNews.com: The People’s Choice Awards, hosted by ‘Big Bang Theory’ star Kaley Cuoco, were last night and had some major stars stepping out. With Katy Perry, Johnny Depp and Emma Stone winning big last night, the fans had chosen their winners for the year. ‘Harry Potter’ also won big as[...]