9/23 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 7:51 am · September 23rd, 2009

Hugh Jackman at the 81st annual Academy AwardsHugh Jackman speaks out on his Emmy win and whether he’d return as Oscar host. [Vulture]

“A Serious Man,” Colin Firth the big winners in a Toronto critics poll. [indieWIRE]

Mary Pilon sits down with activist and star of “The Cove,” Ric O’Barry. [Speakeasy]

An intriguing tale from an out-of-focus “Capitalism: A Love Story” screening. [Hollywood Elsewhere]

Arianna Huffington, meanwhile, falls right into the tank for the film. [Huffington Post]

And Patrick Goldstein points to a Big Apple premiere blunder for the film. [The Big Picture]

Jesse Eisenberg, Justin Timberlake and, refreshingly, Andrew Garfield cast in David Fincher’s “The Social Network.” [Variety]

Oscar hog “Titanic” gets the anticipated 3D treatment. [The Hollywood Reporter]

Nicolas Cage talks Werner Herzog, “Bad Lieutenant.” [Vulture]

The NYFCC sets key awards dates with pompous press release reminding of encroaching “amateur” media. [Thompson on Hollywood]




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  • 1 9-23-2009 at 8:20 am

    McGuff said...

    Kris: for lack of putting this anywhere else, I wonder if you’ve seen WHIP IT yet, and what you thought of it. Debating whether or not to head to a screening of it tonight…

  • 2 9-23-2009 at 8:58 am

    Kristopher Tapley said...

    Haven’t seen it yet.

  • 3 9-23-2009 at 9:46 am

    austin said...

    kris: i think you may have mixed A Serious Man with A Single Man there at the top?

  • 4 9-23-2009 at 9:46 am

    austin said...

    kris: i think you may have mixed A Serious Man up with A Single Man there at the top?

  • 5 9-23-2009 at 9:47 am

    austin said...

    woops. no you didnt… heehehe

  • 6 9-23-2009 at 9:49 am

    Kristopher Tapley said...

    Nope, ha, that is gonna confuse people ALL YEAR LONG.