8/17 Web Round-up

Posted by · 7:33 am · August 17th, 2009

(from left) Bob and Harvey WeinsteinAmid sticky financial days for The Weinstein Company, Harvey Weinstein tells you to “sit tight” and “don’t bet against” him and brother Bob. [New York Times]

It must be going around, because ditto Universal execs Mark Shmuger and David Linde. [Los Angeles Times]

Sharon Waxman is frustrated at the word-count of the Weinstein piece yielding little insight into the company’s financial woes. [The Wrap]

Is Brad Pitt in danger of being over-exposed? [CNN]

Tom O’Neil on “District 9″‘s impending Oscar doom due to anti-sci-fi bias. [Gold Derby]

Peter Bart on Judd Apatow and the dicey calling of comedy. [Variety]

Owen Gleiberman and Lisa Schwartzbaum vodcast “District 9.” [Entertainment Weekly]

First images from Werner Herzog’s “Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans.” [Collider]

Distinguishing “Inglorious Bastards” from “Inglourious Basterds.” [The Guardian]

Still drumming up publicity, Quentin Tarantino talks “Basterds” across the pond. [Sight & Sound]

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