10/27 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 8:40 am · October 27th, 2009

Mel Gibson in BraveheartPatrick Goldstein thinks tapping Ricky Gervais as emcee suddenly classes up the Golden Globes. [The Big Picture]

In case you’ve missed it, a thorough and, I’d say, fair profile of James Cameron in 11,000 words. [New Yorker]

Mel Gibson admits the subject of his Oscar-winning biopic “Braveheart” was a “monster.” [The Times]

Steve Pond kicks “Amelia” while it’s down.  Can’t blame him, really. [The Odds]

David Cox fully undercuts “The Cove” with his own asinine sense of what the film should have been (and what no film could have been). [The Guardian]

Yvonne Villareal profiles the couple that is scaring audiences in “Paranormal Activity.” [Los Angeles Times]

Eugene Hernandez ponders just how far “Precious” can go. [indieWIRE]

Noah Forrest asks if “Antichrist” is art.  I say a thousand times yes. [Movie City News]

Brad Brevet fails to see the benefits of performance capture technology. [Rope of Silicon]

Seeing as my first stab on the web came via Yahoo! Geocities in 2001, I’m sad to see this relic go, but go it must. [Los Angeles Times]

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  • 1 10-27-2009 at 10:10 am

    AmericanRequiem said...

    good article on cameron, long read though, and i still havent seen the advantages of motion capture either

  • 2 10-27-2009 at 1:20 pm

    Chris138 said...

    Meh, I never really watched Braveheart in terms of historical accuracy. I just see it as entertainment, although I like Apocalypto more and The Passion of the Christ may be his best directing effort yet.

  • 3 10-28-2009 at 3:31 am

    Andrew said...

    you’re still largely ignoring Bright Star in the major categories. is there a reason??