After the Hollywood Foreign Press Association officially announced the cancellation of the 65th Annual Golden Globe Awards telecast yesterday, studios and television channels began cancelling their own parties that usually take place after the champagne dinner at the Beverly Hilton. HBO, Universal and InStyle/Warner Bros. were nixing their plans last night, according to Read More
Forty-one New York and Los Angeles movie critics from Time, Newsweek, The New Yorker and Salon.com gathered at Sardi’s Restaurant in Times Square Saturday night to vote on the top films of the year.
Paul Thomas Anderson’s much-touted There Will Be Blood took four prizes, including best picture, at the 42nd annual National Society of Read More
NBC executives have emerged from their Sunday night sweat-lodge, in which an answer was sought as to how they might telecast the Golden Globe awards without brining an angry storm of controversy upon their tribe.
Screen Actors Guild president Alan Rosenberg announced on Friday afternoon that not one of the more than 70 actors nominated Read More
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association had hoped last-minute negotiations with the Writers Guild of America would allow the Golden Globes show to go on. But the guild announced yesterday afternoon that striking writers still intend to picket along the red carpet.
”The WGA has great respect Read More
Panicked at the prospect of having to confront strikers as they walk up the red carpet, celebrities have sent what Hollywood publicity executives describe as a near-unanimous signal: If striking writers show up at the Golden Globes, the stars will not.
The New York Times reports:
Jorge Camara, president of the Hollywood Read More
In 2005, the early release Crash pulled off its big win in the Screen Actors Guild ensemble race — which foreshadowed its big upset on Oscar night—after ambushing Hollywood with non-watermarked DVDs. According to Tom O’Neil at the Los Angeles Times‘ Gold Derby blog, yesterday’s SAG Awards nominees prove two points: "how key Read More
Since the Writers Guild of America denied the People’s Choice Awards a strike waiver, producers of the Los Angeles ceremony worried if celebrities would show up to the extravaganza. So they nixed their original plan to tape a ceremony at the Shrine Auditorium and instead will offer a series of pre-taped clip packages featuring honorees Read More
Into the Wild led contenders for the Screen Actors Guild Awards with four nominations, including honors for lead actor Emile Hirsch and supporting players Hal Holbrook and Catherine Keener. The nominations were announced this morning.
Directed by Sean Penn, Into the Wild also was nominated for performance by its overall cast, along with Read More
Continuing to play hardball, the Writers Guild of America turned down waiver requests for both the Academy Awards and the Golden Globe Awards. Writers won’t be drafting a script and the organizations won’t be able to use use clips of movies and past Academy Awards shows.
Broadcasting & Cable reports:
In a Read More
Days after Helena Bonham Carter and Tim Burton were delivered the news of their joint Golden Globe nominations for the new film Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, they returned the favor—with a wee baby. Late Saturday night, People reports, the weird and wacky duo added a new Read More