12/29 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 5:43 am · December 29th, 2008

Scarlett JohanssonAnita Singh looks at the upcoming year of the dog for British movie-goers, including “Beverly Hills Chihuahua,” “Bolt,” “Marley and Me” and “Wendy and Lucy.” [Daily Telegraph]

“A Christmas Tale” tops Andrew O’Hehir’s list of the 10 best indie films of 2008. [Beyond the Multiplex]

Jonathan Miles talks to newly minted Oscar host Hugh Jackman about “Australia” down under in Sydney. [The Times]

“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” screenwriter Eric Roth sues his investment manager for “losing a bundle” in businessman Bernie Madoff’s ill-fated Ponzi scheme. [New York Daily News]

Speaking of “Button,” Brad Brevet takes a deeper look at two negative assessments of the film. [Rope of Silicon]

James Rocchi chats with “Reader” director Stephen Daldry. [Cinematical]

Scarlett Johansson: the reluctant sex symbol. [The Times]

Susan King chats with Zoe Kazan about her role in “Revolutionary Road.” [Los Angeles Times]

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