Duvall, Bening latest honorees for Hollywood fest

Posted by · 9:33 am · September 29th, 2010

The press release, in part: The 14th Annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Awards, presented by Starz, are pleased to announce that Academy Award-nominated actress Annette Bening will be honored with the “Hollywood Actress Award” and Oscar-winning actor Robert Duvall will receive the “Hollywood Actor Award” at the festival’s Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony. “It is […]

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‘127 Hours,’ ‘Social Network’ up for Hollywood fest honors

Posted by · 8:54 am · September 27th, 2010

The press release, in part: The 14th Annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Awards, presented by Starz, are pleased to announce that producers Danny Boyle and Christian Colson will be honored with the “Hollywood Producer Award,” screenwriter Aaron Sorkin will get the “Hollywood Screenwriter Award,” and Kirk Baxter and Angus Wall will be honored with […]

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Rockwell, Carter, Garfield, Wasikowska tapped for HFF honors

Posted by · 11:18 am · September 20th, 2010

On the heels of last week’s introductory announcement, it has been announced that Sam Rockwell, Helena Bonham Carter, Andrew Garfield and Mia Wasikowska will be recognized at this year’s Hollywood Film Festival awards.  The press release, in part: The 14th Annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Awards, presented by Starz, are pleased to announce honorees […]

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Zimmer, Pfister, ‘Toy Story 3,’ ‘Iron Man 2’ kick off the season

Posted by · 10:12 am · September 16th, 2010

The first awards of the Oscar season have been announced for Carlos de Abreu’s Hollywood Film Festival.  Hans Zimmer will get some love for his “Inception” score, while Wally Pfister will be recognized for his work behind the camera on the film.  Meanwhile, “Toy Story 3” and “Iron Man 2” have been singled out for […]

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Clint to be named Hollywood Director of the Year

Posted by · 12:08 pm · October 1st, 2008

From The Envelope: The 12th Annual Hollywood Awards will honor Clint Eastwood with the Hollywood Director of the Year Award. The Oscar-winning director and producer will receive the award at the festival’s Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony in Beverly Hills on Oct. 27. “Just when you think Clint Eastwood is about to take a breath, he […]

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Breakthrough for Hawkins and Franco

Posted by · 4:41 pm · September 16th, 2008

As regular readers may know, I’ve been yammering on about a Best Actress nomination for “Happy-Go-Lucky”‘s delightful Sally Hawkins since I reviewed the film back in April. So I’m pleased to see that Hawkins will receive the Breakthrough Actress award at next month’s Hollywood Film Awards. As I said when they named their crafts honorees […]

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Hollywood Awards get the craft races rolling

Posted by · 4:38 am · September 3rd, 2008

I’ve never quite got a handle on what purpose the Hollywood Awards serve, since they frequently seem to honour achievements in still-unseen films. Their picks can be quite prescient (last year’s honorees included Marion Cotillard and Dante Ferretti), but they can frequently baffle too. (Based on “Charlie Wilson’s War,” did anyone really think that Stephen […]

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