Oscar Countdown: Sherak On Kodak Theatre’s New Name, Show Ratings And Star Power

By | Wednesday February 22, 2012 @ 12:57am PST
Pete Hammond

Word is CIM,  the landlord for the Hollywood and Highland complex where the Oscars are held has asked the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences NOT to announce on air that the awards are coming from the Kodak Theatre. … Read More »

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Uggie Collars The Gold For ‘The Artist’ As Canines Vie For Best In Shows

By | Monday February 13, 2012 @ 11:11pm PST

Deadline contributor Diane Haithman filed this report.

Despite some earnest lobbying by director Martin Scorsese, the little dog from The Artist tonight snatched the Golden Collar Award for Best Dog in a Theatrical Film away from the big dog in Scorsese’s Hugo. That’s right — scene-stealer Uggie, the Jack Russell terrier who barks silently in The Artist, proved that at least for dogs, the cute comic canine tends to win out over a serious actress like Blackie, who portrays the scary Doberman guard dog who hounds the children in Hugo.

This has indeed been a big year for dogs, if not a year for big dogs, in movies. The other nominees in this category included Denver, who played Skeletor in 50/50, Hummer as Dolce in Young Adult; Cosmo as Arthur in Beginners. Uggie was a dual nominee: he also played Queenie in Water For Elephants. It’s hard to say whether Hollywood was paying much attention to Dog News Daily’s First Annual Golden Collar Awards until Scorsese started a catfight. Read More »

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‘The Artist’ Canine Scene Stealer Uggie Is Latest Star Heading To Golden Globes

By | Saturday January 14, 2012 @ 6:50pm PST
Pete Hammond

Forget Clooney, Pitt, DiCaprio, Gosling. Uggie is coming to the Globes. That’s right, the Golden Globes has gone to the dogs. The scene stealing Jack Russell terrier who played Jack, faithful companion and co-star to silent screen star George Valentin in … Read More »

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‘The Artist’ Dog Uggie & Joey The ‘War Horse’ Hit Awards Campaign Trail In London

By | Wednesday January 4, 2012 @ 12:18pm PST

It’s a real dog-and-pony show in London this week as two award-season favorites trot out their animal stars in high-profile fashion for the UK press. The London premiere of Steven Spielberg’s War Horse on Sunday will welcome Joey the “Hero … Read More »

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