8/3 Web Round-up

Posted by · 9:06 am · August 3rd, 2009

Steven MiessnerSteven Miessner, the Academy’s white-gloved “keeper of the Oscars,” dead at 48. [USA Today]

Steve Weintraub talks “The Princess and the Frog” with directors Ron Clements and John Musker (at Comic-Con). [Collider]

The unmade films of Stanley Kubrick, including “Foucault’s Pendulum,” “Napoleon” and “Perfume.” [Empire]

Why exactly does Steven Spielberg think we need a remake of “Harvey?” [The Hollywood Reporter]

Patrick Huguenin on how New Yorker Julie Powell blogged her way to Hollywood and “Julie & Julia.” [New York Daily News]

Meanwhile, an excerpt from Powell’s latest culinary odyssey, “Cleaving.” [The Guardian]

Tim Martin reports from the red carpet and the London premiere of “Broken Embraces.” [Daily Telegraph]

Anne Thompson on what happened to Universal over the last year. [Thompson on Hollywood]

Paramount unveils “G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra” to America’s heartland before Hollywood’s critics. [Los Angeles Times]

Andrew O’Hehir talks “Thirst” with Park Chan-Wook. [Beyond the Multiplex]

Some anti-Nora Ephron source uses Nikki Finke (she’s easy that way) to take aim at “Julie & Julia.” [Deadline Hollywood Daily]




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  • 1 8-03-2009 at 10:11 am

    adam said...

    The new Nancy Meyers/Meryl Streep film is called ‘It’s Complicated’?

    What an awful title. Not to mention the fact that Denise Richards already has a trashy TV show with the same name.

  • 2 8-03-2009 at 10:14 am

    Kristopher Tapley said...

    Yep.