10/13 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 9:52 am · October 13th, 2008

Marc ForsterRobert Abele gets Josh Brolin to reveal his inner ‘W.’ [The Envelope]

Tom O’Neil gnaws on the Oscar potential of Anne Hathaway in “Rachel Getting Married.” [Gold Derby]

Peter bart makes a lot of presumptions and assumptions about the craven mentality of duel performers in a given Oscar season. [Peter Bart]

Vulture kicks off this year’s Oscar Futures with pro on “Milk,” con on “W.” [Vulture]

Alonso Duralde studies the work of Leonardo DiCaprio as “Body of Lies” releases into cinemas. [MSNBC]

Brad Brevet does the same, but draws the conclusion that DiCaprio has never quite hit it out of the park. [Rope of Silicon]

Scott Bowles, meanwhile, draws up an obit on the box office performance of “Body of Lies.” [USA Today]

Jeff Dawson goes in depth with “Quantum of Solace” helmer Marc Forster. [The Times]

Lauren Schuker digs into the global investments on Oliver Stone’s “W.” [Wall Street Journal]

Larry Charles chooses his 28 most subversive comedians. [Entertainment Weekly]

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  • 1 10-13-2008 at 12:23 pm

    Ivan said...

    Since the trailer was released, some of us know that Body of Lies is mediocre work.

  • 2 10-13-2008 at 12:33 pm

    Mr. Gittes said...

    The only scene in which I said to myself, ” Wow. DiCaprio is a remarkable actor,” was the senate hearing scenes in The Aviator.

  • 3 10-14-2008 at 1:00 pm

    Marvin said...

    Why was I not aware that Forster was so good looking? Maybe it’s just that picture.