9/17 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 5:48 am · September 17th, 2008

(from left) Josh Brolin and Noah Wyle in W.One night only…ABC wants to bump the Oscars to March. [Variety]

David Poland finally reviews some Toronto films. [The Hot Button]

Breaking down a Wired cover story, starring Charlie Kaufman. [Wired]

Aaron Eckhart is four-square against the idea of recasting the Joker in Christopher Nolan’s Batman franchise.  James Franco and Michael C. Hall can stop holding their breaths. [MTV]

More parsing of the “Burn After Reading” numbers.  Why isn’t it obvious?  Brad Pitt + George Clooney = $$$. [Risky Biz Blog]

Patrick Goldstein mines this month’s issue of Esquire for clues about Paul Thomas Anderson’s childhood. [The Big Picture]

Ten movies to watch when feeling the financial crunch. [Spout Blog]

From the rumor mill: Rome’s mayor wants to ban “W.” from showing at the city’s upcoming film festival?  Forced denial and all. [The Guardian]




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  • 1 9-17-2008 at 2:02 pm

    Mr. Gittes said...

    ” James Franco and Michael C. Hall can stop holding their breaths.”

    What?

    Franco. You heard it here first.