11/5 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 8:07 am · November 5th, 2009

A Christmas CarolAnthony Breznican on the opening of “A Christmas Carol” and the early holiday grab. [USA Today]

Dissecting “Amelia”‘s troubled road to the screen. [Hollywood Reporter]

Hugh Jackman gives newly tapped Oscar hosts Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin his blessing. [Vulture]

How “Precious” became Hollywood’s next big thing. [The Independent]

David Poland sits down with the film’s director, Lee Daniels. [Movie City News]

Dave Karger on Owen Gleiberman going from “F” to “A” on Daniels’s work. [Oscar Watch]

Pete Hammond says Sandra Bullock could land a nomination for her performance in “The Blind Side,” but, caveat emptor, he was similarly confidant about Robert De Niro’s prospects after an early screening.  It sucks to see things in a vacuum sometimes. [Notes on a Season]

A batch of photos from Jim Sheridan’s “Brothers.” [Entertainment Weekly]




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  • 1 11-05-2009 at 11:28 am

    DHE said...

    I sometimes wonder if film critics (or Oscar bloggers) have to convince themselves they’ve seen a great movie because… if they went to all these film festivals and saw only crap… what fun would that be?

    Anyhow, “The Blind Side” has an awful trailer.