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“The 19th Annual Hollywood Film Awards” Officially Launched The Award Season with a Star-Studded Evening

The 19th Annual Hollywood Film Awards brought together Hollywood’s elite to honor performances from this year’s most talked about and highly anticipated films. The awards ceremony took place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel and was hosted by critically and globally acclaimed actor, comedian and late-night talk show host James Corden. The Hollywood Film Awards, the official launch of the awards season, has recognized excellence in the art of cinema and filmmaking for 18 years, honoring some of the world’s biggest stars. More than one hundred honorees have gone on to garner Oscar nominations and wins.

Some of the winners of the night, who are considered some of the most excellent in their crafts, included Robert De Niro, Ridley Scott, Carey Mulligan, Will Smith, Benicio Del Toro, Jane Fonda, Amy Schumer, and Wiz Khalifa, amongst many others. Will Smith, who won the Hollywood Actor Award for Concussion, will premiere the movie during AFI Fest at the centerpiece gala and bow November 10 at the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood. The cast and crew of Furious 7 won lots of honors with the Hollywood Blockbuster Award where Vin Diesel gave an emotional speech about the cast of the film. He also took the stage again to introduce a powerful performance of See You Again by Hollywood Song Award winners Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth. The Hollywood Film Awards set the tone for what movies and roles critics are favoring during Oscar season.

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