Sandra Bullock: Articles

'Crash' Movie Review: Several Excellent Performances in Contrived Ethnically Conscious Drama

'Crash' movie: Ryan Phillippe as a good white Los Angeles cop with subconscious 'racist side.' 'Crash' movie review: California tossin' and turnin' Screenwriter Paul Haggis' multiple award-winning directorial debut, Crash, is set in a Los Angeles that is part Quentin Tarantino, part Paul Thomas Anderson, part Spike Lee, part Bret […]

'The Martian' to Beat 'Gravity'? Either Way, Box Office Record Actually Belongs to a Comedy

'The Martian' with Matt Damon: Box office record? 'The Martian' fights 'Gravity' for October box office record; actual winner, however, is an Earthbound comedy Released by 20th Century Fox, Ridley Scott's extremely well-received The Martian, starring Matt Damon in the title role as a U.S. astronaut fighting for his life […]

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 […]

Tina Fey & Amy Poehler Daring Enough? + Ronan Farrow vs. Woody Allen Tribute: Golden Globes

Golden Globes telecast hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler (photo © HFPA) Tina Fey and Amy Poehler funny enough at the 2014 Golden Globes telecast? Acting as a lighter version of Ricky Gervais, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler took a series of (mostly) mild jabs at the rich and famous […]

Top Box Office Movies: Women to the Sidelines (Except Sandra Bullock) + What's the Actual Record-Breaking Year?

Top box office movie Iron Man 3, starring Robert Downey Jr. With a total gross of $409.01 million, the biggest commercial hit of 2013 in the U.S. and Canada is Shane Black's Iron Man 3; the third installment in the Robert Downey Jr.-led franchise has easily surpassed both of its […]

'Gravity' Film: Top Ten Box Office Chart But No Opening Weekend Record

'Gravity' film to pass $200 million at domestic box office next weekend? Oct. 23, '13, update: Starring Academy Award winners Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, Alfonso Cuarón's thriller Gravity will quite likely pass the $200 million milestone at the North American box office this coming weekend, Oct. 25–27, '13. Gravity's […]

Roland Emmerich Worst Opening Weekend in Two Decades + Sandra Bullock Biggest Ever

Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock in The Heat Sandra Bullock The Heat: Bullock's biggest opening weekend at domestic box office? July 1, '13, update: Starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy, Paul Feig's buddy comedy The Heat opened with a remarkable – and better than initially expected – $39.11 million at […]

'Gravity' Trailer: George Clooney & Sandra Bullock Tour Solar System

Gravity trailer goes 'bong!' as George Clooney and Sandra Bullock go flying George Clooney and Sandra Bullock become the victims of an unfortunate incident while watching the sun rise. Skin cancer? Nope. Do they get mugged? Nope. What happens then? As you can see in the Gravity trailer below, following […]

Seth MacFarlane Shows Kristin Chenoweth How It's Done + Kristen Stewart & Jane Fonda Oscar Presenters

Kristen Stewart and Senator Al Franken. Jane Fonda & Kristen Stewart + Jennifer Garner & Kerry Washington: Oscar presenters Jane Fonda, Kristen Stewart, Jennifer Garner, and Kerry Washington have been added as Oscar 2013 ceremony presenters, producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron have announced. (Image: Kristen Stewart and Al Franken […]

Melissa McCarthy & Husband Ben Falcone + Oscar Winners' Man-on-Man Kissing: Academy Awards

Maya Rudolph. Maya Rudolph attends the Governors Ball after the 84th Academy Awards ceremony held at Hollywood & Highland in Hollywood on Feb. 26, '12. Rudolph wasn't nominated for any Oscars, but she was a presenter alongside fellow Bridesmaids actresses Rose Byrne, Ellie Kemper, Melissa McCarthy, Wendi McLendon-Covey, and Kristen […]

'One for the Money' & 'The Devil Inside' Surprise

Debbie Reynolds, Katherine Heigl, One for the Money Jan. 28, '11, update: Forget Tuesday's Oscar nominations announcement: Liam Neeson's action vehicle The Grey, which will likely be totally ignored when the Oscar 2013 nominations are announced, will easily top the North American box office this weekend. After taking in an […]

Oscars Host: The Worst Ever Combo? + Anne Hathaway & Moby

Anne Hathaway: Oscars' host with James Franco. The Oscars' host: Anne Hathaway & James Franco combo the worst ever? While on the Kodak stage on Feb. 27, '11, this year's Oscar host Anne Hathaway got to sing, tell jokes (“lesbians!”), and change gowns about two or three dozen times. Hathaway's […]

Colin Firth & Wife + Mila Kunis & Céline Dion: The Oscars

Colin Firth and wife Livia Giuggioli: Academy Awards Red Carpet. Colin Firth and wife Livia Giuggioli: Academy Awards Colin Firth and wife Livia Giuggioli arrive at the 2011 Academy Awards on Feb. 27 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. For his performance as King George VI in Tom Hooper's critical […]

Christopher Nolan + David Fincher DGA Award Contenders + Sandra Bullock BAFTA 'Snub'

Leonardo DiCaprio in the Christopher Nolan thriller Inception Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan), David Fincher (The Social Network), Christopher Nolan (Inception), Tom Hooper (The King's Speech), and David O. Russell (The Fighter) are the 2010 Directors Guild of America Awards' five nominees. Missing from the roster are Martin Scorsese (Shutter Island), […]

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley In & Megan Fox Out + Tom Cruise Les Grossman Movie?

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Replaces Megan Fox in 'Transformers 3' Victoria's Secret model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley has been cast as Megan Fox's replacement in Michael Bay's Transformers 3. She has no acting experience – not that much emoting will be required from her. The robots will provide all the necessary acting in the […]

MTV Movie Awards 'Best Kiss' Sandra Bullock & Scarlett Johansson + Robert Pattinson Tops National Movie Awards

June 9 update: Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Avatar, Taylor Lautner, Tom Cruise as Tom Cruise and as Les Grossman, teaser trailers for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 and The Last Airbender, Sandra Bullock kissing Scarlett Johansson, Betty White talking about her ovaries, […]

Tom Cruise & Reese Witherspoon Movie? + Hollywood Icon Terminally Ill

Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz Knight and Day. Tom Cruise and Reese Witherspoon may be paired up in Paper Wings, a rodeo-driven love story, according to Steven Zeitchik's Los Angeles Times blog 24 Frames. Paper Wings is currently being developed at Sony. According to the report, Cruise would play a rodeo […]

Matt Damon & Robert Pattinson & Kristen Stewart Movies Flop + 'Avatar' Trailing 'Ben-Hur'?

April 2 update: Featuring the voices of Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, and America Ferrera, How to Train Your Dragon was back at the top of the North American box office chart on Thursday. The animated 3D fantasy grossed $5.24 million (up 16 percent), according to Box Office Mojo. […]

Sandra Bullock Oscar Acceptance Speech & Jesse James + 'Lover' Meryl Streep Remembered

Sandra Bullock. Best Actress Sandra Bullock's Oscar acceptance speech “Did I really earn this or did I just wear you all down? I would like to thank the Academy for allowing me in the last month to have the most incredible ride with rooms full of artists that I see […]

Jeff Bridges & Christoph Waltz Oscar Acceptance Speech + Molly Ringwald & Jon Cryer

Jeff Bridges. Best Actor Jeff Bridges' Oscar acceptance speech: “Oh! Thank you, Academy members! Mom and dad, yeah, look! Whoo! “Thank you, Mom and Dad, for turning me on to such a groovy profession. Oh, my dad and my mom, they loved show biz so much. I remember my mom, […]

Academy Award Winners & Nominees + Meryl Streep vs. Sandra Bullock Oscar Predictions

Jeremy Renner in Kathryn Bigelow's Iraq War drama The Hurt Locker. Below is our complete 2010 Oscar Predictions list. If we're correct, The Hurt Locker will win a total of six Oscars, followed by Avatar with three (Titanic won 11 back in 1998), and Crazy Heart and Up with two […]

Worst Actress Sandra Bullock? Razzie Winners

Worst Actress Sandra Bullock, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Transformers 2 director Michael Bay, and Kevin Jonas, Nick Jonas, and Joe Jonas were the rock-bottom winners at the 2010 Razzie Awards. Billy Ray Cyrus pulled an upset victory, defeating Robert Pattinson in the Worst Supporting Actor category. (See 2010 Razzies' […]

Best Actor Oscar: Colin Firth & George Clooney + Jeff Bridges

Best Actor Oscar nominees Colin Firth, Jeff Bridges, George Clooney, Morgan Freeman, Jeremy Renner at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 2010 Oscar Nominees Luncheon held this afternoon at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. This year's five Best Actor nominees are in the running for the […]

Sandra Bullock: From Razzie to Oscar?

'Avatar' Best Picture Chances & Sandra Bullock from Razzie to Oscar At this year's Oscars, James Cameron's mega-budget fantasy adventure Avatar tied with Kathryn Bigelow's low-budget Iraq War drama The Hurt Locker. Each film received nine Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture and Best Director. That makes Avatar one of […]

Robert Pattinson & Kristen Stewart, Megan Fox & Sandra Bullock: Razzies' Nominations

'Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.' Nominations for the 2010 Golden Raspberry Awards, a.k.a. The Razzies, have been announced. Michael Bay's box office hit Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (above, top photo) and Brad Silberling's box office dud Land of the Lost (above, lower photo) lead the pack with seven nominations […]

Former Husband & Wife Top Oscar Contenders + Acting Categories Predictions

Helen Mirren, The Last Station In the last 15 years, SAG's best female actor nominees have been identical to the Academy's Best Actress line-up only five times. Well, in addition to last year's upset when Kate Winslet was nominated by the Screen Actors Guild and Academy members, but for different […]

Sigourney Weaver & Meryl Streep, Sandra Bullock & Jesse James: SAG Awards

Meryl Streep was one of the presenters at the 2010 SAG Awards ceremony. Streep was in the running in the best actress category (for Julie & Julia), but lost to Sandra Bullock for the blockbuster The Blind Side. Without a doubt, Streep and Bullock will be the two top contenders […]

Holly Hunter & Jane Lynch + Jane Krakowski & Penélope Cruz: SAG Awards

Betty White and Sandra Bullock appeared together in The Proposal, the summer movie that marked Bullock's resurgence as a box office draw. Later that evening, Bullock won the SAG Award for best actress in a motion picture for The Blind Side, a sleeper hit that confirmed her box office standing […]

Betty White + Drew Barrymore: SAG Awards Highlights of Sorts

Jessica Lange and Drew Barrymore in Grey Gardens (HBO) In addition to Betty White's and Sandra Bullock's speeches, another highlight at the SAG Awards ceremony was much less polished though quite memorable nevertheless. That was when a breathless Drew Barrymore stuttered her way while trying to come up with something […]

Sandra Bullock Best Actress, George Clooney Best Actor: SAG Awards Predictions

Best Actress Sandra Bullock, The Blind Side Say what? Sandra Bullock? I know I'm going a bit out on a limb here, but unlike Jeff Bridges' Crazy Heart, Sandra Bullock's The Blind Side is truly a career-capping flick – as in, more box office cash registers ringing than, say, Miss […]

Baftas: Hollywood & U.K. Should Switch Academies

Some people complain that the Hollywood Academy is enamored of British productions and talent. Well, then perhaps Hollywood and the United Kingdom should switch academies, for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts can't get enough of Hollywood fare. (See full list of BAFTA nominations here.) James Cameron's Hollywood […]

Sam Worthington & Paul McCartney + Toni Collette: Golden Globes

Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana (Golden Globe Awards / © HFPA) Neither Sam Worthington nor Zoe Saldana – or any other Avatar cast member, for that matter – was nominated for a Golden Globe. James Cameron was probably none too pleased. As Steven Zeitchik reports in his Los Angeles Times blog, […]

Matthew Morrison & Tobey Maguire + Chloë Sevigny & Julianna Margulies: Golden Globes

Julianne Moore (Golden Globe Awards / © HFPA)   Four-time Oscar nominee Julianne Moore was in the running for a best supporting actress Golden Globe for her performance in A Single Man, Tom Ford's drama starring Venice Film Festival best actor winner Colin Firth. In the film, Firth plays a […]

Martin Scorsese & Film Preservation, Meryl Streep & Haiti Earthquake: Golden Globes

The Golden Globes are over. A folksy looking and sounding Jeff Bridges (above, in Crazy Heart), not George Clooney (for Up in the Air), got the chance to thank family (including father Lloyd Bridges and his mother, who died last year), friends, and co-workers. Although Bridges' win wasn't a total […]

Meryl Streep & Sandra Bullock Best Actress Tie, Kiss: Critics' Choice Awards

“It's sort of surreal,” The Hurt Locker director Kathryn Bigelow told journalists backstage when asked about her Critics Choice Award victory over former husband James Cameron, in the running for the blockbuster Avatar. Cameron's 3D sci-fier, however, was the evening's big winner in terms of sheer number of trophies: six […]

Golden Globe Predictions: Meryl Streep & Sandra Bullock + George Clooney & Robert Downey Jr.

Vera Farmiga, George Clooney in Up in the Air (Dale Robinette / Paramount) Jan. 17 update: Hosted by Ricky Gervais, the 2010 Golden Globes ceremony will be broadcast live coast to coast later this evening, January 17, on NBC (5 to 8 pm PT, 8 to 11 pm ET) from […]

Sandra Bullock Top Box Office Star & The Unreliability of Such Polls

“… Far and away the biggest-grossing movie with a female as its sole main player, which is certainly a challenge to conventional Hollywood assumptions (men can star alone, while women need a co-star of either sex).” That's Sandra Bullock in the 2009 football drama The Blind Side, right? Wrong. Film […]

'Twilight,' Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart Winners: People's Choice Awards

The Hurt Locker? Carey Mulligan? Jeremy Renner? The White Ribbon? Or … Twilight? If the Academy decides to listen to The People, they might want to find ways to nominate instead Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Taylor Swift, Mariah Carey, Taylor Lautner, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Ashton Kutcher, Daniel […]

Sandra Bullock-Betty White SAG Award Connection + Sophia Loren & Mel Gibson Golden Globes Role

Betty White, Sandra Bullock in The Proposal (Kerry Hayes / Touchstone). Sandra Bullock, up for a best actress SAG Award for The Blind Side, will present the Screen Actors Guild's Life Achievement Award to Betty White at the 2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony. White and Bullock worked together in […]

Box Office Records: Manufactured or Real? + the 'Avatar' Billion & the 'Nine' Bomb

Avatar: Zoe Saldana wears Na'vi blue digital make-up in global blockbuster that has passed the $1 billion milestone worldwide. James Cameron's mix of fantasy, adventure, and environmental conscience has already shattered several box office records – among them “fastest to $1 billion worldwide” – with more sure to come. Besides […]

SAG Awards: Diane Kruger Surprise + Bizarre Best Cast vs. Individual Nominations Mismatch

Diane Kruger in Inglourious Basterds. The one major surprise in the SAG Awards' nominations, Diane Kruger is a Best Supporting Actress contender for her German film star and spy (shades of Swedish-born Nazi era superstar and rumored spy Zarah Leander?) in Quentin Tarantino's World War II revenge fantasy Inglourious Basterds. […]

'It's Complicated' Movie with Meryl Streep + Oscar-Buzzy Sandra Bullock & Jeff Bridges Festival Honors

It's Complicated with Meryl Streep, John Krasinski, and Caitlin FitzGerald. Winner of the National Board of Review's Best Ensemble award, Nancy Meyers' romantic comedy features Steve Martin, Alec Baldwin, John Krasinski, Zoe Kazan, Lake Bell, Rita Wilson, Mary Kay Place, Hunter Parrish, Caitlin FitzGerald, and, at its center, two-time Oscar […]

'New Moon' Breaks Box Office Records Except Key One + Debilitating 'Twilight' Weakness

New Moon with Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, and Kristen Stewart. The second installment in The Twilight Saga movie franchise, New Moon has surpassed expectations, having become one of the biggest global blockbusters of the year – while nearly seizing from The Dark Knight (and runner-up Spider-Man 3) the title of […]

'The Final Destination' Movie Has Sensational Debut

'The Final Destination.' Sept. 6, '09, update: The Final Destination held on to the No. 1 spot at the North American box office for a second consecutive weekend with $12.4 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday. New Line Cinema's David R. Ellis-directed horror sequel scored an average […]

'Transformers 2' Smashes Competition

June 29, 09, update: Though massacred by critics, Michael Bay's Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen crushed the North American box office this week with an impressive $201.2 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday. Starring Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, and Josh Duhamel, the anticipated sequel to Transformers opened […]

'The Lake House' Review: Sandra Bullock & Keanu Reeves in Unconvincing Time-Bending Romance

In The Lake House, Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves play two pen pals (a.k.a. platonic lovers) separated not by physical or emotional space, but by an even more gigantic obstacle: time. Two years to be exact. (See synopsis.) You can put the blame for this cosmic mess on the U.S. […]