9/12 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 6:15 am · September 12th, 2008

Meryl Streep in DoubtNot that “Righteous Kill” is going to be an Oscar movie, but Brian Williams scoring a sit-down with Al Pacino and Robert De Niro for the first time is pretty sweet. [MSNBC]

Roger Ebert clears up the TIFF tiff that the New York Daily News was dying to report. [Chicago Sun-Times]

So far, Lou Lumenick has had nothing to say for himself. [Lumenick on Film]

David Poland takes Mike Leigh’s advice, catches Uros Stovanovic’s “Tears For Sale.” [Movie City News]

Recounting the decades-long journey of “On the Road” from page to screen. [The Independent]

A solid profile of 2008 “it” girl Elizabeth Banks with a hell of a lede. [Associated Press]

Peter Knegt, Brian Brooks and Jenny Sung chime in from Toronto. [indieWIRE]

Xan Brooks follows up yesterday’s Sodebergh/Douglas/Liberace news with a list of the 10 most eyebrow-raising casting decisions. [The Guardian]

Jeffrey Wells echoes our own John Foote’s sentiments that Christian McKay is a show-stopper in “Me and Orson Welles.” [Hollywood Elsewhere]

According to Anne Thompson, the “Doubt” trailer will land on Apple some time today. [Thompson on Hollywood]

And to whet your appetite, I found this interesting little trailer for a stage production of John Shanley’s drama in…Wisconsin. [YouTube]




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