1/8 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 8:45 am · January 8th, 2009

Rebecca HallPatrick Goldstein waxes on about why he thinks “WALL-E,” “The Reader” and “The Wrestler” will be Oscar losers (for Best Pic). [The Big Picture]

Peter Bart observes Oscar campaign “combat fatigue” at the Palm Springs International Film Festival. [Peter Bart]

Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard talk to KCRW’s Jason Bentley. [KCRW]

David Carr does some pre-DGA speculating. [The Carpetbagger]

Tom O’Neil takes a stab at predicting tonight’s Critics’ Choice Awards. [Gold Derby]

While a few online mag staffers take a stab at the Globes. [Premiere]

In praise of Clint Eastwood’s…face. [Slate]

Xan Brooks wonders what the point of the People’s Choice Awards is. [The Guardian]

Rebecca Hall gets some much-deserved ink across the pond for popping up on the BAFTA Best Newcomer shortlist. [Daily Telegraph]

Howard Feinstein talks to “Man on Wire” director James Marsh. [indieWIRE]

John Horn on the perils of high-brow cinema in the marketplace. [Los Angeles Times]

Esther Walker says “Revolutionary Road” will change the obscurity of Richard Yates. [The Independent]

Kevin Maher talks to Liev Schreiber about the action hero redefining of his career as of late. [The Times]

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  • 1 1-08-2009 at 12:17 pm

    Jamieson said...

    Rebecca Hall is the most underrated new talent to emerge in the last decade. I actively look forward to every single thing she does now.