9/2 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 6:13 am · September 2nd, 2008

Mickey Rourke in The WrestlerTodd McCarthy does cartwheels for Danny Boyle’s “Sulmdog Millionaire.” [Variety]

Bruce Springsteen’s “Wrestler” track chokes Darren Aronofsky up every time he hears it. [darrenaronofsky.blogspot.com]

Peter Sciretta gives a quick, somewhat lacking review of Mike Leigh’s “Happy-Go-Lucky,” seems to be mixed. [/Film]

Across the pond, Penélope Cruz talks “Vicky Cristina Barcelona” and working with masters. [Daily Telegraph]

Not really awards-related (yet), but, wait…they’re turning “The Wave” into a German language film? Cool! News to me… [Empire]

Andrew Pulver separates the cheers from the jeers in Venice. [The Guardian]

If you’re looking for one hell of a spiffy awards section… [Rope of Silicon]

Rupert Friend makes one creepy Nazi in “The Boy in Striped Pyjamas.” [The Times]

Scott Bowles runs down ten fall flicks bursting with potential. [USA Today]

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  • 1 9-02-2008 at 6:38 am

    Guy Lodge said...

    “They’re turning “The Wave” into a German language film?”

    Have turned, actually. I believe it bowed at Sundance to quite good notices. It’s in theatres here later this month.

    Sure takes me back to primary-school English class…

  • 2 9-02-2008 at 11:03 am

    Kristopher Tapley said...

    Totally flew uner my radar at Sundance.

  • 3 9-02-2008 at 11:03 am

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  • 4 9-02-2008 at 2:04 pm

    Jimmyz said...

    It’s definitely worth checking out. I saw it at the Seattle International Film Festival back in June and was quite impressed.