Oscarweb Round-up (Week of 5/12)

Posted by · 6:16 pm · May 15th, 2008

Reintroducing the Oscarweb Round-ups you probably caught at Red Carpet District last season, I thought it might be worth it to try it on a weekly basis here at In Contention — until the daily onslaught hits us again in a few months.

–Peter Debruge writes up the Student Academy Award winners. [Thompson on Hollywood]

–BAFTA/LA spotlights British comedy with new awards ceremony. [Variety]

–Sasha Stone wonders about the apparently randy nature of Woody Allen’s upcoming “Vicky Cristina Barcelona.” [Awards Daily]

–Pete Hammond writes up an Oscar preview via this year’s Cannes International Film Festival. [The Envelope]

–Guy Lodge responds. [In Contention]

–Blake Rutherford previews the Little Rock Film Festival and takes the opportunity to ponder what the festival circuit means to films looking for traction. [In Contention]

–Noah Forrest thinks Oliver Stone’s upcoming “W” is a “bad idea.” Meeee tooooo. [Movie City News]

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