12/20 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 5:27 am · December 20th, 2008

Amy AdamsDarren Aronofsky interviews Danny Boyle about the technical aspects of “Slumdog Millioniare.” [/Film]

Erik Childress catches up with the season mid-way through the first phase. [eFilmCritic]

David Carr takes note of the big Universal trade spend.  Hey, if you’re going to decide against advertising with the lowly online types, you might as well make it count in traditional media. [The Carpetbagger]

Tom O’Neil gets together a bunch of us Oscar bozos to talk the Best Picture chances of “WALL-E.” [Gold Derby]

The film, meanwhile, tops Anne Thompson’s diverse list of the year’s best.  Oy. [Thompson on Hollywood]

Patrick Goldstein gives a few column inches to an under-the-radar documentary short, Leslie Iwerks’s “Downstream.” [The Big Picture]

The hull is breached!!  By the way, that’s Barry Dale JOHNSON.  Fact checker needed on aisle three. [Washington Post]

Noah Forrest podcasts it up with “Gomorrah” helmer Matteo Garrone. [Movie City News]

Donna Freydkin catches up with increasingly Oscar-likely Amy Adams. [USA Today]

Somehow this escaped me all week, but rest in peace Sam Bottoms. [Los Angeles Times]

Brent Simon spends a little quality time with “Nothing But the Truth” star Kate Beckinsale. [Vulture]




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