Amy Adams: Articles

'The Fighter' Movie Review: Marketable Real-Life Inspired Drama

'The Fighter' movie stars Mark Wahlberg as boxer Micky Ward: Only key cast member not shortlisted for the Academy Awards. 'The Fighter' movie review: 'Smart' – i.e., 'marketable' – filmmaking David O. Russell's The Fighter is a smart film; smart in the way it's constructed and executed as a means […]

Kristen Stewart 'On the Road' Movie Images & Old Lois Lane Rumors

Kristen Stewart in 'On the Road': Dancing with Garrett Hedlund. Down memory lane: Garrett Hedlund and Kristen Stewart 'On the Road' images At the time best known as The Twilight Saga's conflicted human Bella Swan, Kristen Stewart was cast as the exuberant Marylou in Walter Salles' film adaptation of Jack […]

Golden Globes Winners: Early Technical Glitch Led to Much Ado About Nothing

Golden Globes 2015: Julianne Moore in 'Still Alice.' Golden Globes 2015 winners: Double nominee Julianne Moore tops Best Actress - Drama The 2015 Golden Globes, held on Sunday, Jan. 11, were hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. Scroll down for the full list of Golden Globes 2015 nominations and […]

'Batman v Superman' Movie: Batsuit (Ben Affleck), Batmobile Revealed

'Batman v Superman' movie: Batsuit, Batmobile revealed – Will the world ever be the same again?? (image: Brooding Ben Affleck as Batman in 'Batman vs. Superman') Batman v Superman director Zack Snyder has used his Twitter account to post a couple of monochrome shots taken on the set of his […]

Meryl Streep Breaks Oscar Record (Again) + Tom Hanks & Emma Thompson Snubbed

Meryl Streep in August: Osage County. Meryl Streep breaks Oscar record: Oscar 2014 nominations The 2014 Oscar nominations were announced earlier today at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs and Thor: The Dark World and Snow White […]

Oscar Predictions: From Amy Adams to Leonardo DiCaprio

Amy Adams and Christian Bale in 'American Hustle' Oscar 2014 predictions Below are our last-minute Oscar 2014 predictions. The 86th Academy Award nominations are going to be announced on Thursday, January 16, at 5:30 a.m. Pacific Time in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Samuel Goldwyn Theater in […]

Golden Globe Winners: Amy Adams & Jennifer Lawrence + Leonardo DiCaprio + Cate Blanchett

Golden Globes: Amy Adams & Jennifer Lawrence are 'American Hustle' winners Scroll down to check out the full list of Golden Globes 2014 winners. This year's Golden Globes ceremony took place earlier this evening, January 12, with Amy Poehler and Tina Fey back as hosts. (See further below the full […]

Woody Allen 21st WGA Awards Nomination + Jennifer Lawrence & Amy Adams BAFTA Nominees

Cate Blanchett and Woody Allen on the 'Blue Jasmine' set. WGA Awards 2014 nominations: Woody Allen, 'American Hustle' in; '12 Years a Slave,' 'Blue Is the Warmest Color' ineligible The Writers Guild of America has announced the nominees for the 2014 WGA Awards. The lists – adapted and original screenplay, […]

Justin Bieber 'Believe' Bombs + David O. Russell Movies: All-Star Crime Flick Biggest Box Office Hit?

Justin Bieber in Justin Bieber's Believe. A sort of sequel to Paramount's 3D box office hit Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, Justin M. Chu's concert documentary Believe follows Canadian singer and teen/pre-teen sensation Justin Bieber as he embarks on the multi-continent, 33-city Believe Tour promoting his 2012 album of the […]

'Man of Steel' vs. 'Superman' Movies & Henry Cavill Films + Domestic Milestone Passed

possibly after his Man of Steel workout, Henry Cavill chats with director Zack Snyder Man of Steel 2013 box office: $250 million milestone in North America July 3, '13, update: Directed by Zack Snyder, and starring Henry Cavill, Man of Steel passed the $250 million milestone at the North American […]

'Man of Steel' Movie Review: Zack Snyder to Blame for Dull & Heart-Deprived Superman

Henry Cavill in 'Man of Steel.' Man of Steel review: Zack Snyder's sensory-bludgeoning Superman movie lacks humor, charm, wonder Two hundred and twenty-five million dollars buys a lot when you're making a superhero blockbuster. In Zack Snyder's 143-minute sensory bludgeoning, Man of Steel, the director spends almost a quarter of […]

Kristen Stewart & Daniel Radcliffe + Adele & Aaron Tveit: The Oscars

Kristen Stewart and Daniel Radcliffe with Oscar winner Rick Carter Kristen Stewart & Daniel Radcliffe: Bella Swan & Harry Potter together at last Kristen Stewart and Daniel Radcliffe – Bella Swan and Harry Potter together at last – presented veteran production designer Rick Carter with the 2013 Academy Award for […]

Jennifer Lawrence & Hugh Jackman + Jessica Chastain & Ang Lee: Oscar Luncheon

Jennifer Lawrence, Hugh Jackman: Oscar Luncheon 2013 Jennifer Lawrence and Hugh Jackman were among those in attendance at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 2013 Oscar Nominees Luncheon, which took place earlier today at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. Nearly all of the 20 nominees in […]

Emmanuelle Riva & Amy Adams: National Society of Film Critics Winners

The National Society of Film Critics can be a classy, discerning voting body when its members feel like it. And that happens much more frequently than with most other U.S.-based film critics groups, including the better known and increasingly more mundane New York Film Critics Circle (though there's quite a […]

L.A. Film Critics Awards: Foreign-Language Drama Wins Best Picture + Surprises Galore

Emmanuelle Riva in Amour. Written and directed by Michael Haneke, the French-German-Austrian old-age drama Amour was the Los Angeles Film Critics Association's surprise Best Film winner. Less surprising was 85-year-old veteran Emmanuelle Riva (Hiroshima Mon Amour, Léon Morin Priest) being selected as the year's Best Actress (along with, ahem, Jennifer […]

Emayatzy Corinealdi & Philip Seymour Hoffman: How Accurate L.A. Film Critics Predictions?

The Master with Philip Seymour Hoffman. Our Best Supporting Actor prediction for the L.A. Film Critics Awards, The Master's L. Ron Hubbard-like portrayer Philip Seymour Hoffman was ultimately bypassed. His co-stars, Joaquin Phoenix and Amy Adams, fared better, topping the Best Actor and Best Supporting Actress categories, respectively. Written and directed […]

Amy Adams & Jennifer Lawrence Winners + NYFCC's First Foreign-Language Director Since Ingmar Bergman?

Amy Adams in The Master. Inspired by the life and times of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard, Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master had been touted as one of 2012's top awards season/Oscar contenders until it proved itself a domestic box office misfire in early fall. Even so, The Master is a likely […]

'Trouble with the Curve & 'Dredd 3D' Bomb

Clint Eastwood Trouble with the Curve box office: Disappointing debut Trouble with the Curve, The House at the End of the Street, End of Watch, and Dredd: four new releases, four box office disappointments as the end of summer/early fall blues at the North American box office continue unabated. Particularly […]

'Resident Evil: Retribution' Franchise's Worst Ever & 'The Master' Scores

Milla Jovovich Resident Evil: Retribution, Pixar's Finding Nemo 3D underperform at the domestic box office Sept. 16, '12, update: Starring Milla Jovovich, Resident Evil: Retribution topped the North American box office this weekend (Sept. 14-16), taking in $21.1 million (including $665,000 from Thursday midnight screenings) at 3,012 locations according to […]

'On the Road' Characters: Any Similarities Not a Mere Coincidence

On the Road poster The trailer for Walter Salles' much anticipated On the Road has been officially released online, on the film's Facebook page. If you get it to work, that is. I wasn't able to, despite refreshing the page a zillion times. Anyhow, if you don't get it to […]

Thanksgiving Families for All Tastes: Some Much More Popular Than Others

The Muppets with Amy Adams. One would think that James Bobin's The Muppets is the sort of ideal flick to come out during the Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons. Yet the “family movie” that has become one of the year's biggest blockbusters – not only in the U.S. but also internationally […]

'Transformers: Dark of the Moon': Shia LaBeouf Dwarfed by Explosions + Amy Adams as Lois Lane

'Transformers: Dark of the Moon' with Shia LaBeouf: Actors play second banana to loud explosions. 'Transformers: Dark of the Moon' actors Shia LaBeouf, Josh Duhamel play supporting roles to explosions What's a nice guy like Shia LaBeouf doing in a movie like Transformers: Dark of the Moon? Well, for one, […]

Amy Adams Near Oscar Record & Melissa Leo Makes Academy Award History (of Sorts)

Amy Adams: Oscar Red Carpet. Amy Adams Oscar photos Amy Adams is pictured at the 2011 Oscar ceremony, held on Feb. 27 at the Kodak Theatre in the fast-thumping heart of Hollywood. Adams was – for the third time in six years (more info below) – a Best Supporting Actress […]

Oscar Ceremony Rundown Leaked: No James Franco in Drag Singing Cher Song

James Franco and Anne Hathaway: Oscar ceremony hosts. Oscar ceremony details leaked: No James Franco in drag singing Cher song The 2011 Oscar ceremony rundown has been leaked to Deadline's Nikki Finke. Among the revelations are a mystery “guest host” halfway through the show, Mo'Nique's refusal to present this year's […]

Best Actress Oscar: Natalie Portman & Jennifer Lawrence

Best Actress Oscar group photo: Natalie Portman, Michelle Williams, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicole Kidman and Annette Bening. Best Actress nominees Oscar Luncheon photo Best Actress Academy Award nominees Natalie Portman, Michelle Williams, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicole Kidman, and Annette Bening are seen above at the 2011 Oscar Luncheon held in Beverly Hills […]

Robert Downey Jr. 'Sleeping with Actresses' Clip & Emma Stone: 'Sinister' Golden Globes

Robert Downey Jr. presents Best Actress in a Motion Picture Comedy or Musical Golden Globe. Robert Downey Jr. 'sex with actresses' joke: Golden Globes vibe goes from 'hugely mean-spirited' and 'mildly sinister' to… After 2011 Golden Globes host Ricky Gervais introduced him as an actor less known for his film […]

Jennifer Lawrence vs. David Fincher: End of Absolute Awards Season Rule + Colin Farrell Surprise

Jennifer Lawrence in Winter's Bone. Debra Granik's low-budget indie drama set in a drug-infested, poverty-stricken area of the United States that is hardly ever seen in American movies – or in American news – has put a stop to this awards season's Facebook steamroller known as The Social Network. Jennifer […]

'Avatar' Box Office to Surpass 'Star Wars'? Or Still Trailing Robin Williams Comedy?

'Avatar' box office: Na'vi-by-design Sam Worthington to beat 'Star Wars' or Robin Williams comedy? 'Avatar' box office gross to surpass 'Star Wars' – or no. 87 (or lower) on all-time domestic box office chart? Jan. 10, '10, update: Starring Sam Worthington, James Cameron's Avatar box office has increased by an […]

Zac Efron & Robert Pattinson + Sophia Loren & Vanessa Hudgens: The Oscars + Kate Winslet Breaks Bette Davis Record?

Zac Efron Werner Herzog Slumdog Millionaire composer A.R. Rahman, Sairaa Rahman Robert Pattinson, Edward Cullen in the Twilight movie franchise. Michael Shannon, Kate Arrington Photos: Bryan Crowe / © A.M.P.A.S. James Franco, Ahna O'Reilly Natalie Portman Jochen Alexander Freydank Milk filmmaker Gus Van Sant, Anne Kronenberg Photos: Jon Didier / […]

Oscar Luncheon: Amy Adams & Marisa Tomei + Kate Winslet Lead or Supporting + Did Bette Davis Name the Oscars?

Oscar Luncheon: Amy Adams signs autographs. In movies since 1999, Oscar Luncheon attendee Amy Adams has to date been nominated for two Best Supporting Actress Academy Awards: for Phil Morrison's Junebug (2005) and, this year, for John Patrick Shanley's psychological drama Doubt, in which she plays a Catholic nun opposite Meryl […]

Beyoncé & Jay-Z + Tom Cruise & Double Winner Kate Winslet + Biggest Loser Meryl Streep: Eclectic Golden Globes

Beyoncé and Jay-Z. Pop celebs such as Beyoncé and Jay-Z mingled with movie celebs at the 2009 Golden Globes ceremony. Beyoncé, a.k.a. Beyoncé Knowles, was in the running in the Best Original Song category for the Cadillac Records ditty “Once in a Lifetime,” which she co-composed. The winner, however, was another pop […]

Academy Award Predictions: Meryl Streep & Clint Eastwood + Posthumous Best Supporting Actor Nomination

Meryl Streep in Doubt. Academy Award Predictions: In case she gets another Academy Award nomination in early 2009 – her 15th – Meryl Streep will tie with Katharine Hepburn for the record of most nominations in the lead actor/actress categories: 12 in all. Next in line is Bette Davis with […]

Palm Springs Film Festival: Amy Adams & Clint Eastwood + Carl Theodor Dreyer & Iranian Latin Lover

Last Chance Harvey with Emma Thompson and Dustin Hoffman. Screenwriter-director Joel Hopkins' Anglo-American co-production Last Chance Harvey will open the 2009 Palm Springs Film Festival. The romantic comedy stars two-time Oscar winners Dustin Hoffman (Kramer vs. Kramer, 1979; Rain Man, 1988) and Emma Thompson (as Best Actress, Howards End, 1992; […]

Meryl Streep & Amy Adams + Joanna Cassidy & Benicio Del Toro: AFI FEST

Meryl Streep & Amy Adams 'Doubt' Premiere: AFI FEST AFI FEST 2008 opening night premiere of Miramax Film's Doubt held at ArcLight Hollywood on October 30, 2008 Amy Adams, Meryl Streep, John Patrick Shanley Meryl Streep Amy Adams Amy Adams, Meryl Streep Photos: Kevin Winter / 2008 Getty Images The […]

Meryl Streep-Amy Adams Slander Drama to Open AFI FEST + Tilda Swinton & Danny Boyle Tributes

Doubt, the much-anticipated drama directed and adapted by John Patrick Shanley from his own Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play, and starring Meryl Streep, Amy Adams, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Viola Davis, will be the new Opening Night Gala presentation at AFI FEST 2008. The screening will take place on […]

'Hulk' 2008 + Fawning Amy Adams P.R.

Hulk 2008. Way, way back, I used to enjoy watching The Incredible Hulk on television. The plots of most TV episodes, if memory doesn't fail me, were quite silly, but Bill Bixby's Zen-ishly handsome Bruce Banner was my kind of hero. I missed the 2003 Ang Lee version with Eric […]

Jon McLaughlin 'So Close' + Daniel Day-Lewis & Amy Adams: Academy Awards

Jon McLaughlin 'So Close.' Jon McLaughlin 'So Close': Oscar ceremony 2008 At the 2008 Academy Awards ceremony, singer Jon McLaughlin performed “So Close,” the Oscar-nominated song from Kevin Lima's box office hit Enchanted, starring Amy Adams and Patrick Dempsey. Curiously, Enchanted was nominated for three Academy Awards, all three in […]

Oscar Ceremony Biggest Surprises Include 20-Time Loser

As the saying goes, it's not over until the fat lady sings. Since Amy Adams is anything but fat, that meant another three hours of Oscar give-aways after her rendition of “Happy Working Song” from Enchanted.   Nearly four hours into the Oscarcast 2008… And it's finally over. No Country […]

Oscar Ballot Explained + Academy Award Predictions Include Amy Adams & Tom Wilkinson

Michael Clayton with Tom Wilkinson: Oscar ballot and the preferential voting system explained. For a movie like Tony Gilroy's Michael Clayton or an actor like Tom Wilkinson to be shortlisted for the 2008 Academy Awards, each needs to receive at least 1/6 + 1 of the vote in their respective categories, […]

Independent Film Spirit Awards: 'Brokeback Mountain' Tops

Independent Film Spirit Award winner 'Brokeback Mountain,' with Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal. Independent Film Spirit Awards 2006: 'Brokeback Mountain' is Best Film Ang Lee's gay romantic drama and 2006 Academy Award favorite Brokeback Mountain won two top awards – Best Film and Best Director – at the Independent Film […]

'Brokeback Mountain': Critics Awards Go to Gay Cowboy Romantic Drama

Brokeback Mountain. The Best Film winner in San Francisco, Boston, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Las Vegas, Florida, Utah, and most elsewhere in the U.S., Ang Lee's gay love story stars star-crossed cowboy lovers Jake Gyllenhaal and Heath Ledger – the latter selected as the year's Best Actor in, among other locations, San […]

Brave Journalist vs. Far Right + America the Homicidal: Movie Awards

Brave Journalist vs. the Far Right: Good Night and Good Luck. with David Strathairn. George Clooney's black-and-white drama about television journalist Edward R. Murrow (played by David Strathairn) was the National Board of Review Awards' Best Film winner. Clooney also co-wrote (with Grant Heslov) and “co-acted” in Good Night and […]

Sundance Winners: 'Forty Shades of Blue' & Anti-War Documentary + Amy Adams & Lou Taylor Pucci

Forty Shades of Blue with Darren E. Burrows. Winner of the 2005 Sundance Film Festival's U.S. Dramatic award and reportedly inspired by Satyajit Ray's Charulata (1964), Ira Sachs' Memphis-set drama stars Northern Exposure actor Darren E. Burrows (as Darren Burrows) and veteran Rip Torn (Best Supporting Actor Oscar nominee for Cross Creek, […]