12/2 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 10:20 am · December 2nd, 2008

Baz LuhrmannKim Voynar wants to know where the love is for foreign contender “Tony Manero.” [Film Essent]

Peter Knegt and Eugene Hernandez go back and forth on the upcoming Gotham awards, among other things. [indieWIRE]

Jeff Wells keeps banging the drum for Richard Jenkins in a cone of silence. [Hollywood Elsewhere]

Oh yeah…the Indy Spirit nods are in.  Zzzzz… [indieWIRE]

David Poland responds to the list. [The Hot Blog]

And sings his disapproval of “Gran Torino.” [The Hot Blog]

Tom O’Neil talks to Baz Luhrmann in the Big Apple. [Gold Derby]

Anne Thompson rounds up the late arrivals to the Oscar party. [Thompson on Hollywood]

Peter Bart finds “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” both riveting and off-putting, wonders if “Slumdog Millionaire” lucked into the poll position with the Mumbai tragedy.  Basically, he’s catching up with the rest of us. [Peter Bart]

David Poland runs down the fate of the frontrunner, a traditional Oscar season fall from grace. [Movie City News]

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