8/12 Web Round-up

Posted by · 7:32 am · August 12th, 2009

Cover of The Dark Tower: The GunslingerKevin Kelly digs into the J.J. Abrams “Dark Tower” project. [Cinematical]

In honor of “Julie & Julia,” 10 blogs that could be movies. [Film School Rejects]

Liam Neeson walks his first red carpet since the death of wife Natasha Richardson. [Associated Press]

Weirdest gallery hit grab yet: Behind the scenes at Netflix. [Daily Telegraph]

Another hit grab: 10 movies you probably already know are on the Oscar playing field. [New York Observer]

Andrew Pulver on the loss of two great illuminators in Budd Schulberg and John Hughes. [The Guardian]

Mark Caro, meanwhile, reports from Hughes’s “low key” funeral. [Los Angeles Times]

David Mamet takes on…Anne Frank? [Variety]

Where is the “Xanadu” for this generation?  [MSNBC]

Geoffrey MacNabb uses his outlet to hawk his new book on Ingmar Bergman. [The Independent]

Anne Thompson picks up on the ubiquity of the number nine in this year’s film slate. [Thompson on Hollywood]

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