8/20 Web Round-up

Posted by · 6:55 am · August 20th, 2009

Jude Law and Haley Joel Osment in A.I.: Artificial IntelligenceProduction designer Rick Carter (“A.I.: Artificial Intelligence,” “Avatar”) to be feted at Hollywood Awards. [Variety]

Making the “prawns” of “District 9” look alien but sympathetic. [Hero Complex]

Robert Rehme elected to head of Academy Foundation. [The Wrap]

Quentin Tarantino gets his big pre-release publicity day in the sun in the local rag. [Los Angeles Times]

Andrew O’Hehir surveys a few upcoming productions. [Beyond the Multiplex]

Owen Gleiberman spotlights key references and influences in Neill Blomkamp’s “District 9.” [Entertainment Weekly]

Five things you didn’t know about the film [io9]

Gearing up awards coverage at his (relatively) new home at HitFix, Gregory Ellwood assesses the Oscar potential of “Inglourious Basterds.” [Awards Campaign]

Xan Brooks covers the same old “Is ‘Avatar’ the wave of the future?” angle it seems his outlet has exhausted as of late. [The Guardian]

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