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Awards Season Roundup: Brits honor Boyle, “Secretariat” targets faith-based crowds

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. “127 Hours” director Danny Boyle will receive the BFI Fellowship next month, the highest accolade handed out by the British Film Institute. Boyle’s film also is competing[...]

Awards Season Roundup: “True Grit” trailer reactions and a “Biutiful” move

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. For those who missed it, the Coen Brothers gave audiences a sneak peek at their upcoming adaptation of “True Grit.” Reaction has been extremely favorable across the[...]

“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[...]

Jeff Bridges eyes first official photo for Coen Brothers’ “True Grit”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Few films in this year’s still-developing Oscar race could go from “dark horse” to “frontrunner” in the blink of an eye. Unless that eye has a patch over it. I’m referring to the dark patch worn by Jeff Bridges’ character in Joel and Ethan Coen’s “True[...]

Dennis Hopper to be celebrated with film screenings

HollywoodNews.com: We lost the great Dennis Hopper last week at age 74, but now the actor will be remembered for his groundbreaking work. Turner Classic Movies will dedicate their entire lineup for a night in order to screen films that celebrate the life of Hopper. The collection will feature his[...]

Crazy Awards Season for “Crazy Heart” Star

BY GINA PICCALO Jeff Bridges sounded a little congested on the phone. It was around 11 o’clock on a Monday morning, the day before he got news of his fifth Oscar nomination. But it was still early by his measure. There were shades of The Dude in his loping cadence.[...]