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Heath Ledger: The Top 25 (Best Supporting Actor)

Continuing on with this weekly series I’m doing for the site, we’re in the midst of talking the top 25 Oscar winners in just about every single one of the Academy Award categories. Aside from the shorts and something a bit harder to rank like Best Sound Editing or Mixing[...]

“Gotti” feature makes Ben Foster a made man

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Barry Levinson’s John Gotti picture, “Gotti: In the Shadow of My Father,” has, at times, waffled between a legitimate entry into the realm of cinematic gangster pictures and a forgettable made-for-TV movie of the week. Some casting decisions added credibility, while other rumors (hello, Lindsay Lohan)[...]

Mark Wahlberg going to “Uncharted” territories with David O. Russell

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: A few weeks back, we worked hard behind the scenes to interview Joe Flanigan, star of “Stargate: Atlantis,” because his dedicated fan base flooded our inbox saying Flanigan should play the lead in David O. Russell’s “Uncharted.” Flanigan spoke to us about his love of the[...]

Indie darlings “Animal Kingdom” and “Bran Nue Dae” in theaters

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Two independent titles receiving a fair amount of buzz are expanding theatrically this weekend. We give them a look below. Animal Kingdom (***1/2 out of 4) Between Nash Edgerton’s gripping “The Square” and now “Animal Kingdom” from Australian director David Michod, American audiences are getting a[...]

Helen Mirren’s movie “Love Ranch” to debut in Cannes film market

By Roger Friedman This is a big week for Oscar winner Helen Mirren. The famed British actress got to see herself turned into wax yesterday at Madam Tussaud’s in London. On Saturday, her movie, “Love Ranch,” directed by her famed husband Taylor Hackford, will debut in the Cannes film market.[...]

Martin Scorsese, Clint Eastwood revisit past successes on DVD

BY SEAN O’CONNELL HollywoodNews.com stays on top of the latest DVD and Blu-ray releases so you know which films are worth your time and money. This week, we recommend: ‘Goodfellas: 20th Anniversary Edition’ As the nation patiently awaits Martin Scorsese’s latest, “Shutter Island,” Warner polishes off one of the director’s[...]