Tag Archives: The Golden Lion

Awards Season Roundup: Boyle, Aronofsky and Coppola sit down for interviews

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. Peter Sciretta and Alex Billington sit down with Danny Boyle, director of “127 Hours.” Yesterday appeared to be Helen Mirren day at the Toronto International Film Festival. Also yesterday, G4’s “Attack[...]

Awards Season Roundup: Better nods for ‘Hereafter,’ but ‘Trust’ is slammed

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. After an initial barrage of negative reactions, a few positive reviews have landed for Clint Eastwood’s “Hereafter,” which had its world premiere in Toronto last night. Roger Ebert’s take[...]

Venice Film Festival award season chatter

HollywoodNews.com: Here’s a rundown of what’s clicking at the Venice Film Festival as potential award season contenders. The Black Swan directed by Darren Aronofsky Most critics and bloggers are intrigued by this film. Variety’s Justin Chang pointedly exclaims on Twitter: “In the battle of opening-night films: Venice 1, Cannes 0.” Guy Lodge[...]

Darren Aronofsky’s “Black Swan” tapped to open Venice Film Festival

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: There are precious few filmmakers who get me excited about their upcoming projects just by attaching their names to a film. David Fincher is one, for sure. Name me a bad Fincher film. You can’t. That’s why his upcoming “The Social Network” leads my list of must-see[...]