12/13 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 5:27 am · December 14th, 2008

Michelle Williams in Wendy and LucyRod Lurie wants to steer comparisons of “Nothing But the Truth” away from Judith Miller, evokes Susan McDougal. [Los Angeles Times]

The company behind releasing his film, meanwhile, goes into chapter 11. [Variety]

Is the Academy ready to award digital performances? [Variety]

Sasha Stone spotlights the seasons actor reunions. [Awards Daily]

10 best Christmas bits from non-Christmas movies. [Cinema Blend]

Theater (er, theatre) chains across the pond plan to invest in digital technology to capitalize on upcoming releases from Steven Spielberg and James Cameron. [Daily Telegraph]

Iranians don’t seem to understand the correllation of the Ayatollah in Darren Aronofsky’s “The Wrestler” to The Iron Shiek of 20 years ago. [Daily Telegraph]

Gaby Wood talks to “Revolutionary Road” helmer Sam Mendes. [The Guardian]

Clint Eastwood digs into his star and its purpose with Bruce Headlam. [New York Times]

Mark Olsen chats with Kelly Reichardt and Michelle Williams about “Wendy and Lucy.” [Los Angeles Times]

Kind of difficult not to take stabs at Fox lately. [The Big Picture]

Erica Abeel talks “I’ve Loved You So Long” with director Philippe Claudel. [indieWIRE]

A couple of talking points with John {atrick Shanley, Meryl Streep and Viola Davis on “Doubt.” [Newsweek]




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