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Golden Globe Awards: And the winners are…

Winners for the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards were announced live on NBC in a ceremony that took place at the Beverly Hilton, in Beverly Hills. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosted. ‘Argo’ Wins Best Drama, ‘Les Miserables’ Wins Best Musical. Daniel Day-Lewis Wins Best Actor, Jessica Chastain Wins Best Actress. BEST[...]

Oscar nominations have many of us scratching our heads this morning…

What a crazy morning. As Oscar tends to do, they delivered their annual “WTF?” but instead of them inserting their nominees, they took out the nominees. Insane. Simply insane. My reactions to the nominees are below: Best Picture • Amour • Argo • Beasts of the Southern Wild • Django Unchained • Les Miserables • Life of[...]

Django Unchained – Kudos for Quentin Tarantino @ Rome Film Festival

The 7th Rome Film Festival (Festival Internazionale del Film di Roma) will confer its Lifetime Achievement Award to Quentin Tarantino. The American director, screenwriter, actor, and producer, winner of an Oscar® for Pulp Fiction, the author of extraordinary works such as Reservoir Dogs, Jackie Brown, Kill Bill:Vol.1, Kill Bill:Vol.2 and[...]

Screen Actors Guild Awards – SAG: And the nominees are…

Screen Actors Guild Awards announce their nominees. “Silver Linings Playbook” took a big step toward Oscar. In addition, “Argo,” “Les Miserables,””Lincoln,” get Ensemble nominations. “It is very gratifying that SAG has chosen to honor the work of all of the actors in Silver Lining Playbook” – Robert De Niro. THEATRICAL[...]

“Silver Linings Playbook” wins People’s Choice Award in Toronto – OSCARS

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: In our recent wrap up of this year’s rich, rewarding Toronto International Film Festival slate, I wrote that the surprise of TIFF was David O. Russell’s “The Silver Linings Playbook” … not because it’s good (which it is), but because “Playbook” absolutely crushed it with Toronto[...]

Toronto ’12 Wrap Up: Which movies helped their Oscar chances? Is Silver Linings Playbook the film to beat? – AWARDS ANALYSIS

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: My approach to the Toronto International Film Festival was slightly different from years past. Instead of pausing between screenings to comment on films as they played, I sprinted from one movie to the next, collecting impressions like a kid gathering colorful Easter eggs on a Sunday morning[...]

Exclusive: Harvey Weinstein on “The Intouchables,” “The Artist” and Quentin Tarantino’s plans for Comic-Con

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Harvey Weinstein knows a good movie the minute he sees it. His instincts for backing the right film projects has made his name – and The Weinstein Company – synonymous with the Oscar race. Last year, Weinstein’s support for Michel Hazanavicius’ “The Artist” helped that black-and-white, silent[...]

Bully: Harvey Fights Back – Bully to be released unrated

HollywoodNews.com: After a recent plea to the MPAA by BULLY teen Alex Libby and The Weinstein Company (TWC) Co-Chairman Harvey Weinstein failed – by one vote – to get the film its deserved PG-13 rating, TWC is choosing to move forward with releasing the film unrated by the MPAA on[...]

Oscars: Weinstein Co. strikes distribution deal with Netflix – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: The Weinstein Co. knows how to ensure that people (and Oscar voters) see their annual films. Mastering the art of strategic distribution, the company just announced a new pact with Netflix that will mean “The Artist” and a number of other Weinstein titles stream to Netflix subscribers[...]

LIVE: “The Artist” Star and Director in Live Q & A – Oscars

HollywoodNews.com: The Weinstein Company announced today that they will feature a live Q&A session with director Michel Hazanavicius, and star Bérénice Bejo live online, beginning at approximately 1:30PM PT/4:30PM ET. The event will feature the director and actress, just days after the film was named BEST PICTURE by[...]