10/17 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 5:07 am · October 17th, 2008

(from left) Jamie Foxx and Robert Downey Jr. in The SoloistDave Karger responds to the “Soloist” slide. [Oscar Watch]

Seven favorite screen Presidents.  In total agreement on #1. [Cinematical]

A welcome respite from the vitriol you might have come across elsewhere, New York Magazine runs an intern’s review of the “Road” screening that happened in the Big Apple this week.  Does that qualify as “AICN-style” as well? [Vulture]

A brief history of the Bond villain. [The Independent]

“Once”: a broadway musical. [Culture Monster]

Spike Lee carries his loud and off-base message overseas. [The Guardian]

Charting the true crime history of “Changeling”‘s Collins kidnapping. [Los Angeles Times]

Setting out to define what “best” picture means. [Awards Daily]

A sweet profile of Paul Thomas Anderson approximately 10 months after it would have really done him some good. [Esquire]

David Hinckley recycles the same old “it’s too early” argument regarding “W.” [New York Daily News]

But has Hollywood gone too easy on our Commander-in-Chief? [Slate]

Joe Morgenstern conveys the joy of ensemble films. [Wall Street Journal]

Why Eddie Marsan deserves an Oscar nomination. [The Playlist]

Cast your revote for the Best Actress contenders of 1983 in the much bally-hooed Oscar Revote. [Pop Watch]




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  • 1 10-17-2008 at 12:45 pm

    Jonathan Spuij said...

    I am gone for three days into the wilderniss and Oscar seems to have exploded. Geez.