2/3 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 6:15 am · February 3rd, 2009

Oprah WinfreyLionsgate picks up Sundance sensation “Push” with Oprah Winfrey and Tyler Perry in on the publicity push. [Variety]

Aseem Chhabra wonders why negative portrayals of India from westerners always cause people to “freak out.” [Mumbai Mirror]

“Little Miss Sunshine” producer David T. Friendly, meanwhile, smartly tells reporters sniffing around the “Slumdog” smear story to “consider the source,” calls the whole scenario “fueled by sour grapes.” [The Wrap]

David Poland on the evaporating post-Oscar theatrical bump. [The Hot Blog]

Another Oscar section for all our obsessive enjoyment. [E! Online]

Michael Cieply reads into the body language of the season’s contenders at yesterday’s nominees luncheon. [The Carpetbagger]

Peter Bart chimes in from the scene as well. [Peter Bart]

Tom O’Neil on the steady leak of Oscarcast surprises. [Gold Derby]

Christopher Campbell’s reasons bot to underestimate “The Reader” at this stage. [Spout Blog]

Hilary Alexander reports from the BAFTA talent photo shoot. [Daily Telegraph]

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  • 1 2-03-2009 at 10:44 am

    JAB said...

    Lions Gate got Push? ugh. Can’t they just stick with dumb movies like Saw? Leave the real movies to better studios?