6/25 Web Round-up

Posted by · 10:00 am · June 25th, 2009

Princess MononokeEugene Hernandez quotes the industry on Oscar’s move to 10. [indieWIRE]

Christy Lemire goes back to the 2008 Oscar season to point out the obvious films that might have been included in the Best Picture race were there 10 nominees last year. [Associated Press]

Michael Speier and Carolyn Giardnia write basically the same piece, angling to make a place for their outlet at the Oscar table. [The Wrap]

And are we really willing to call something a “lock” in June?  Regardless of the 10-nod news, this is crazy talk.  Also, an unsourced note about “Green Zone” being a 2010 release now, which we’ve been mentioning.  Nothing official yet though.  [HitFix]

Patrick Goldstein is elated at the Academy’s decision. [The Big Picture]

Jevon Phillips, meanwhile, is already spit-balling which “fanboy” film will benefit from the widened net. [Hero Complex]

Nathaniel Rogers responds with typical thoroughness, with Academy member reactions to boot. [The Film Experience]

A.O. Scott looks back at Hayao Miyazaki’s “Princess Mononoke.” [New York Times]

Kelley L. Carter talks to “Public Enemies” star Johnny Depp. [USA Today]

With “Brüno” on the way, here’s a list of the 10 most offensive movies.  Some silly choices. [The Times]




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