10/12 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 8:38 am · October 12th, 2009

The Last Truck: Closing of a GM PlantGregory Ellwood mulls over the pros and cons of this year’s Best Actor hopefuls. [Awards Campaign]

Andrew O’Hehir on the British indie film explosion. [Beyond the Multiplex]

A.J. Schnack does a nice job of wrangling up info on the shortlisted short docs. [All These Wonderful Things]

“Chaos reigns,” not “Imalitchoofinish,” is the new “I drink your milkshake.” [Variety]

Chris Lee leads off a piece on “Fantastic Mr. Fox” by detailing how a removed Wes Anderson directed the film via email.  Ouch. [Los Angeles Times]

Susan Wloszczyna sits down with “it” girl Carey Mulligan. [USA Today]

Charlize Theron profiled across the pond, from childhood trauma to Oscar-winning actress. [The Times]

Devin Faraci lets Anderson have it for having the gall. [CHUD]

Random Saoirse Ronan buzz from out of Ireland. [Herald.ie]

Not Oscar, but still one of the better films of the year: William Goss collects the info regarding alternate endings to “Paranormal Activity.” [Horror Squad]

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