11/4 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 8:36 am · November 4th, 2009

(from left) Robert De Niro and Drew Barrymore in Everybody's FineGregory Ellwood slams “Everybody’s Fine,” calls last night’s AFI festivities a Miramax wake.  I’m having trouble disagreeing with him. [Awards Campaign]

Rebecca Milzoff gets some face time with “An Education” director Lone Scherfig. [Vulture]

Jim Carrey’s Scrooge rings in the holiday spirit. [Associated Press]

The “Slumdog” kids are getting greedy. [The Guardian]

Jeffrey Wells stumps for “A Serious Man,” says there should be more ardent supporters of the film’s Best Picture cause. [Hollywood Elsewhere]

Not Oscar related, but check out H.R. Giger’s bizarre, unused Batmobile design from “Batman Forever.” [io9]

More on the supposedly “sparse” Best Actress category.  One guy said it, now it’s considered fact.  Sigh… [Oscar Watch]

Michael Mann is interested in 3D. [Screen Week]

The women of “Precious” take on transformative roles. [USA Today]




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  • 1 11-04-2009 at 9:25 am

    Liz said...

    Resist, Michael Mann! Don’t let them suck you in!

  • 2 11-04-2009 at 9:41 am

    daveylow said...

    Too bad about Everybody’s Fine but I liked The Boys Are Back, particularly Clive Owen’s performance. And Adventureland was one of the underrated gems of the year.

  • 3 11-04-2009 at 12:17 pm

    AmericanRequiem said...

    so is that your way of saying goodbye to robert deniro?

  • 4 11-04-2009 at 2:16 pm

    The Other James D. said...

    Duh.