10/20 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 6:50 am · October 20th, 2009

Francis Ford CoppolaPeter Knegt writes up a list of honest-to-God Oscar underdogs, but where’s Tom Hardy? [indieWIRE]

Peter Bart and Michael Fleming go back and forth on the new Oscar paradigm. [BF Deal Memo]

Francis Ford Coppola chimes in with cheery news: “The cinema as we know it is falling apart.” [Bloomberg]

Gregory Ellwood dips his toes in Oscarcast producer/host speculation. [Awards Campaign]

Steve Pond takes the Oscar temperature of “Where the Wild Things Are” and “Fantastic Mr. Fox.” [The Odds]

Patrick Goldstein, meanwhile, writes a love letter to the Warner Bros. marketing team that found an audience for Spike Jonze’s film. [The Big Picture]

Keeping the hype going on “Avatar” — a new three-and-a-half minute trailer is set to hit theaters this weekend. [Coming Soon]

Tom O’Neil on the Gothams’ “Precious” snub. [Gold Derby]

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