8/7 Web Round-up

Posted by · 8:54 am · August 7th, 2009

Penelope Cruz and Pedro Almodovar on the set of Broken EmbracesPatrick Goldstein revisits a collection of filmmakers’ tributes to John Hughes, “the Tolstoy of American teenagers.” [The Big Picture]

The irrepressible Pedro Almodovar talks aging, Cruz and “Broken Embraces.”  On a side note, how sweet is the photo to the right? [Daily Telegraph]

Meryl Streep has a problem with male bloggers. Love you anyway, Meryl. [Salon]

The Independent Spirit Awards finally go primetime. Good for them. [Variety]

Happily settled in her new home, Anne Thompson reports on Ang Lee’s imminent directors’ cut of the unfairly buried “Ride With the Devil.” [Thompson on Hollywood]

Ian Christie on the jaw-dropping restoration of “The Red Shoes.” (If I were cheating, I’d say it was the film of the year.) [Sight and Sound]

Real-life courtroom games over an alleged Bollywood remake of “My Cousin Vinny.” I totally want to see that. [The Times]

David Parkinson ponders the literary legacy of the late screenwriter Budd Schulberg. [The Guardian]

The forthcoming remake of “Barbarella” will not be campy, apparently. Uh, then what’s the point? [Cinematical]

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