Tag Archives: Mass media

“South Park” pokes fun at the Penn State scandal

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: How do Matt Stone and Trey Parker manage it in record time? The sheer joy of “South Park” is it’s uncanny ability to instantly weigh in on a controversial subject, yet still retain its razor-sharp wit. Granted, not every arrow lands dead center in the bullseye.[...]

George Clooney ready to take on ‘Breaking Dawn’ film

HollywoodNews.com: George Clooney’s film ‘The Descendants’ will be taking on ‘Breaking Dawn’ at the box office this weekend, something the actor is more than ready for. Clooney jokingly predicted that ‘Twilight’ won’t stand a chance against his film, states E! News. “We are going against ‘Breaking Dawn,’ but the big[...]

“We Bought a Zoo” Thanksgiving sneaks are brilliant – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Critics too often complain when studios choose not to screen their features for review. Opting not to screen sends one message: “Our movie stinks.” One particular awards-hopeful drama decided against pre-screening in my market, a move that always raises red flags. If you have confidence in[...]

Jennifer Aniston allegedly met up with Justin Theroux’s ex

HollywoodNews.com: Jennifer Aniston has been dissed quite a bit for allegedly stealing Justin Theroux from Heidi Bivens, but it seems she recently cleared the air between them. It is being rumored that Aniston met with Theroux’s ex last week to discuss everything that has happened, states FOX. Aniston reportedly told[...]

Mila Kunis talks not taking acting too seriously

HollywoodNews.com: Mila Kunis received a lot of critical acclaim for her serious role in ‘Black Swan,’ but she refuses to take her job that seriously. The actress recently opened up to ‘GQ’ about just having fun with her work, states Just Jared. “[M]y theory is that it’s people who doubt[...]

Chelsea Handler renews ‘Chelsea Lately’ contract through 2014

HollywoodNews.com: Chelsea Handler will be with E! for a little bit longer as she has renewed her ‘Chelsea Lately’ contract through 2014. E! president Suzanne Kolb announced that the network is “thrilled” to continue working with Handler, states UsMagazine.com. However, the renewal may come as a surprise to many because[...]

Kristen Stewart offered female lead in “Akira”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: If I had to make a bet, I’d put money down that the live-action remake of the anime classic “Akira” will never reach theaters. Too many chefs have been jamming into the kitchen for years trying to improve on a perfect dish. Why bother? But if[...]

Charlize Theron glares in latest “Young Adult” poster – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Any time you’re able to make Charlize Theron look marginally ugly, it’s newsworthy. In fact, the last time she attempted it, she won the Academy Award for the hideous transformation in the serial-killer drama “Monster.” Theron’s character doesn’t murder anyone in “Young Adult” (at least, I[...]

‘Twilight’s’ Nikki Reed: cast relationships have deteriorated

HollywoodNews.com: Fans might like to think that all of the stars of ‘Twilight’ are good friends once filming ends, but it seems that is hardly the case now that many years have passed. ‘Breaking Dawn’ star Nikki Reed recently revealed to ‘Seventeen’ that their relationships have, unfortunately, changed over the[...]

‘Glee’s’ Jane Lynch feels bad for Brett Ratner

HollywoodNews.com: Brett Ratner got into a lot of trouble recently for saying a gay slur during a Q&A, but ‘Glee’ star Jane Lynch doesn’t think it was that big of a deal. Lynch recently stood up for Ratner who stepped down as producer for the Oscars, claiming that she feels[...]