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Ford, Bullock, Roberts honored at Hollywood Film Awards

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Analysis: Phoning in the Oscars?

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Helgeland: Adapting a good book not easy

NEW YORK, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Turning a mediocre book into a good movie is much easier than adapting a beloved novel, according to

WGA announces screenplay nominees

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- The Writers Guild of America announced its nominees Thursday for best screenplay of 2003, honoring low-budget independent films as well as studio blockbusters.

Author happy with 'Mystic River' film

NEW YORK, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Author Dennis Lehane says he is thrilled with the Golden Globe-nominated film based on his novel "Mystic River."

61st Annual Golde Globe Award nominees

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Dec. 18 (UPI) -- A list of the nominees for the 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Thursday in Beverly Hills by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

Golden Globes tap best films, directors

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Familiar names and titles were nominated in the director, screenplay and original score categories when the Golden Globe nominations were announced Thursday.

'Mystic River' leads Critics' Choice nods

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Clint Eastwood's "Mystic River" leads with eight nominations for the 9th Annual Critics' Choice Awards, which were announced Tuesday.

Sorry, 'Mystic River' is no Mississippi

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Video of the Week: Eastwood's 'Blood Work'

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Clint Eastwood's latest thriller, "Blood Work," is coming out on DVD ($26.98 list) and VHS ($22.98) on Friday to give the older audience something adequate to w
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Interview of the week: Heath Ledger

NEW YORK, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Heath Ledger's fans may be wondering what the handsome 23-year-old Australian looks like in modern clothing.
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Video of the Week: 'A Knight's Tale'

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Brian Helgeland

Brian Thomas Helgeland (born January 17, 1961) is an Academy Award-winning American screenwriter, film producer and director.

Helgeland was born in Providence, Rhode Island. His mother, Karin, is from Norway and his father from Brooklyn, New York. His surname Helgeland is Norwegian, named after a landscape in Northern Norway. A graduate of Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, he received his undergraduate degree at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.

In 1998, Helgeland became the first person to win both an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay (for L.A. Confidential) and a Razzie (for The Postman) in the same year. He accepted the Razzie and became only the fourth person in its history to be personally presented with the statuette.

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