2/22 Oscarweb Round-up (OSCAR DAY EDITION)

Posted by · 5:57 am · February 22nd, 2009

Graham King at the 79th annual Academy AwardsDavid Carr tugs the heart strings with a nice write-up on “Smile Pinki” subject Pinki Kumari Sonkar. [The Carpetbagger]

Tom O’Neil warns of the kiss of death that the Independent Spirit Award for Best Actor has become. [Gold Derby]

Another tired Oscar bitch-slap piece from traditional media. [New York Times]

Gideon Levy tears “Waltz with Bashir” a new one. [Haaretz]

Kate Winslet and the “Fakebooking” craze. [Daily Telegraph]

Elizabeth Snead catches up with Aaron Eckhart at the Indie Spirits to get his thoughts on a potential Oscar win for “Dark Knight” co-star Heath Ledger. [The Dish Rag]

Speaking of the Spirits, Roger Ebert responds to the swift show, goes out of his way to praise Rourke’s “show-stopping” speech. [Chicago Sun-Times]

Producer Graham King re-visits his Oscar win for “The Departed” two years ago. [The Independent]

Anne Hathaway shows a little humility.  Probably a good thing after that cringe-worthy BFCA acceptance speech. [USA Today]

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  • 1 2-22-2009 at 2:15 pm

    Grace said...

    what did anne hathaway say in her BFCA speech? I can’t find it only anywhere.