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Leonardo DiCaprio the new Best Actor frontrunner? – AWARDS ALLEYr

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Oscar trackers who finally caught up with Clint Eastwood’s “J. Edgar” at its AFI Fest world premiere Thursday evening have joined the discussion (I saw it Thursday morning and began breaking down Leonardo DiCaprio’s Best Actor chances), and they tend to agree that Eastwood’s lead actor has[...]

“Descendants” reactions out of Telluride – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Alexander Payne’s “The Descendants” just had its world premiere at the Telluride Film Festival, and Twitter started churning out responses. As many had hoped, the reactions were extremely favorable, setting up a long awards-season run for this George Clooney vehicle. “The Descendants is a great vehicle for Clooney[...]

Can Joseph Gordon-Levitt get into the awards race? – AWARDS SEASON ROUNDUP

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. We wonder what Sony Pictures Classics’ decision to expand Woody Allen’s “Midnight In Paris” means for the film’s Oscar chances. Sasha Stone of Awards Dailycan’t review Chris Evans in “Puncture,”[...]

Golden Globe predictions from the top experts

By Gold Derby News Desk hollywoodnews.com: The Golden Globes will be doled out this Sunday. We assembled expert predictions from two dozen top awards pundits. They forecast all the races and expect a fierce battle between “The King’s Speech” and “The Social Network” for Best Drama Picture. However, they think three[...]

Experts predict the Golden Globe winners

By Gold Derby News Desk hollywoodnews.com: Here’s the first batch of Golden Globe predictions from these notable pundits: Tim Appelo (Hollywood Reporter), Erik Davis (Cinematical), Pete Hammond (Deadline Hollywood), Joseph Kapsch (Zap2It), Dave Karger (Entertainment Weekly), Guy Lodge (In Contention), Michael Musto (Village Voice), Tom O’Neil (Gold Derby, The Envelope), Steve[...]

Awards Season Roundup: Can “Toy Story 3” win Best Picture?

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. It has been asked before. It likely will be asked again. But today, as the DVD hits shelves, Newsweek wonders if “Toy Story 3” has what it takes to[...]

Awards Season Roundup: Jennifer Lawrence heats up “Winter’s Bone” talk

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. Jennifer Lawrence took a break from filming “X-Men: First Class” and hit the campaign trail in support of “Winter’s Bone.” Check out coverage here, and here. Tyler Perry, meanwhile, opens[...]

Awards Season Roundup: Is Kristen Stewart entering the Oscar race?

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. Jake Scott’s “Welcome to the Rileys,” with Kristen Stewart, James Gandolfini and Melissa Leo, is having its big press day in New York in two weeks. Ahead of that,[...]

Awards Season Roundup: How will “Social Network” play with Academy members?

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. As “The Social Network” collects an army of positive reviews, the cast opens up about Mark Zuckerberg’s timely donation of $100 million to Newark’s public schools. Says “Social Network”[...]

Awards Season Roundup: Does Mel Gibson’s “Beaver” have an Oscar shot?

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. Pete Hammond talks to people who have seen Jodie Foster’s “The Beaver” starts the balling rolling on what could become a “Mel Gibson for Best Actor” campaign. In response, Kris[...]