Finke taps Hammond for Oscar coverage

Posted by · 12:07 am · September 1st, 2010

UPDATE (9:37am): Here is the officail release at Deadlin. EARLIER: Notorious Hollywood blogger Nikki Finke has scooped up longtime Oscarologist Pete Hammond for awards reporting duties at Deadline.com for the upcoming Oscar season. Hammond — who as of late has been writing a seasonal column for the LA Times — knows his stuff, has plenty […]

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Cannes arrivals: ‘Blindness’ set to bow

Posted by · 3:30 am · May 14th, 2008

Wow, that seemed to sneak up on us quickly. The 61st annual Cannes Film Festival kicks off today, with Fernando Meirelles’ hotly anticipated “Blindness” opening the proceedings tonight. Pete Hammond at The Envelope has a neat round-up of the Cannes arrivals, with an emphasis on the Oscar prospects of the American films in competition. (Although, […]

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