12/4 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 6:01 am · December 4th, 2008

Mary PickfordProbably the first time I’ve enjoyed reading her in years, but Nikki Finke comes to the aid of Mickey Rourke after an unfairly conveyed New York Times profile. [Deadline Hollywood Daily]

David Carr, meanwhile, confronts Rourke at the Gotham Awards. [The Carpetbagger]

Michael Cieply reports on the changing face of the Academy membership. [New York Times]

Pete Hammond takes a look at leading players in supporting competition… [Notes on a Season]

…and gives a big, sloppy kiss to “Gran Torino.” [Notes on a Season]

David Poland, meanwhile, takes another shot at Clint Eastwood’s film. [The Hot Blog]

Nathaniel Rogers chats with “Rachel Getting Married” co-star Bill Irwin. [The Film Experience]

Patrick Goldstein questions the Oscar prowess of “The Reader.” [The Big Picture]

Indie is the new black, according to Anne Thompson. [Thompson on Hollywood]

Karina Longworth reports from a New York press conference for “Revolutionary Road.” [Spout Blog]

The trial of Mary Pickford’s Oscar takes flight. [Associated Press]

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  • 1 12-04-2008 at 6:51 am

    Guy Lodge said...

    I dunno… I actually really liked that NYT Rourke profile for not doing the usual celeb-gushing. I thought Rourke came across as a very interesting, self-effacing guy.

  • 2 12-04-2008 at 10:45 am

    cdmc said...

    Peter Hammond’s blog is Notes on a SEASON not Scandal.

  • 3 12-04-2008 at 10:46 am

    cdmc said...


  • 4 12-04-2008 at 12:43 pm

    Kristopher Tapley said...


  • 5 12-04-2008 at 1:03 pm

    Ryan Adams said...

    “Mark” Pickford?

    oh no, not another one of those Timmy/Shimmy stories.

  • 6 12-04-2008 at 1:42 pm

    Kristopher Tapley said...

    The crazy thing being the “k” is nowhere near the “y” on the keyboard. These typos are killer today.