Tag Archives: sound

Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln leads BAFTA’s nominations

BAFTA Nominations have been announced. Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln leads the nominations. Skyfall, a film we all assumed would do well managed nominations but missed Best Picture. Tom Hooper’s Les Miserables and Ang Lee’s Life of Pi also made a strong showing. Lincoln receives ten nominations. Les Misérables and Life[...]

The Oscars® to remain in Hollywood

HollywoodNews.com: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and CIM Group announced today that the Academy Awards® will remain in Hollywood under a new 20-year deal. Concurrently, in a separate agreement, Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) and CIM announced a 20-year agreement to name the Dolby Theatre™[...]

Miley Cyrus catty over YouTube star Rebecca Black?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Miley Cyrus isn’t impressed with overnight sensations like Rebecca Black, and voiced her disdain for those who worship the “Friday” singer to the media. “It should be harder to be an artist. You shouldn’t just be able to put a song on YouTube and go out on tour,”[...]

Stuttering Reigns King at the Oscars

HollywoodNews.com: Jane Fraser, president, The Stuttering Foundation (www.stutteringhelp.org), issued the following reaction to the Oscar awards: “It is an eloquently golden night for people who stutter. The King’s Speech has been a godsend for the entire stuttering community. “Tom Hooper gave us an inspirational hero, David Seidler gave us an impassioned[...]

Nick Lachey Interview: On Jessica, His Engagement and The Sing-Off

By Fred Topel HollywoodNews.com: Nick Lachey has two second chances coming up. He’s engaged again to Vanessa Minnillo, and he’s back as host of “The Sing-Off” on NBC. Lachey hosts the a cappella singing competition which runs for an entire week in December. Celebrity judges Ben Folds, Shawn Stockman and Nicole[...]

Cheryl Cole caught lip synching on X Factor

HollywoodNews.com: ‘X Factor’ judge Cheryl Cole is headed for this week’s number one, despite lip synching on the television talent show. Cheryl’s single ‘Promise This’ looks like it will land the top spot in the British charts this Sunday, after having already shifted 92,000 copies. The 27-year-old has scored[...]

What scares Kristen Stewart?

HollywoodNews.com: Despite showing off her singing in ‘The Runaways,’ that may have been one of the few chances people have to see Kristen Stewart showing off her vocal prowess. The ‘Twilight’ star reportedly never wants to do karaoke, and the few times that she has taken the chance, she’s only had[...]

‘Glee’ becomes karaoke revolution

HollywoodNews.com: ‘Glee’ is no longer going to just be on your television thanks to “Karaoke Revolution.” Gleeks will be able to perform all the memorable moments at home with the new game “Karaoke Revolution: Glee,” reports MTV. The game is played on Nintendo Wii and will likely be released this fall. All[...]

“Toy Story 3”: An inside look at making the sound

HollywoodNews.com: Join Skywalker Sound’s Re-Recording Mixer and Sound Designer Tom Myers, Sound Re-Recording Mixer Michael Semanick, Director Lee Unkrich, and Stuart Bowling, Technical Marketing Manager at Dolby Laboratories as they take you behind-the-scene and discuss the sound of “Toy Story 3.” “Toy Story 3” will be released in Dolby Surround 7.1[...]

Michael Jackson to get his own “dance karaoke” game

HollywoodNews.com: Michael Jackson has already gotten his own bobblehead, and now he is going to get his own video game. Ubisoft will be releasing a currently untitled game that will be “dance karaoke” featuring Jackson dancing on screen, according to TMZ. Apparently the object of the game will be to imitate[...]