11/2 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 8:44 am · November 2nd, 2009

Gabourey SidibeBrian Brooks sits down with “Precious” star Gabourey Sidibe. [indieWIRE]

Mark Harris on Penelope Cruz and Pedro Almodovar: cinematic soul mates. [New York Times]

Mark Salisbury writes up “The Young Victoria” from across the pond with quotes from actress Emily Blunt and screenwriter Julian Fellowes. [Los Angeles Times]

Jane Campion pens a foreward for a new collection of poems and letters from John Keats to Fanny Brawne. [Daily Telegraph]

Related: how to write a love letter. [The Times]

Steve Pond surveys reaction to some of the year’s contenders as they screen for the Academy on the weekends. [The Odds]

Breaking down the odds on potential Oscar hosts. [E! Online]

The growing pains of Diablo Cody. [The Guardian]

David Poland cranks out some more thoughts on the 10. [Movie City News]

Andrew O’Hehir’s top 10 kids movies that aren’t for kids. [Beyond the Multiplex]

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  • 1 11-03-2009 at 8:43 am

    YALE TINDELL said...

    PRECIOUS……..IS OSCAR WORTHY. Very rarely have i reviewed and been awed by a work of art. This indie film surpasses anything i’ve seen in the last 12 months. Horrifying yet believeable.

    Mo-Nique, Mariah, Gabby—Lee Daniels….Toast to you.