WEEKLY WRAP: Reflections, early predix, animated contenders

Posted by · 4:32 am · November 14th, 2009

CoralineKris boldly offered some early winner predictions … I (and you) followed.

AMPAS unveiled the official list of 20 animated feature contenders, guaranteeing five eventual nominees.

This week’s Off the Carpet column picked through the leading Best Supporting Actor contenders.

In The Long Shot, we reflected on a handful of the Academy’s better moves this past decade.

Sunday Cents examined the box office fortunes of “A Christmas Carol” and “Precious.”

While new feature Friday Forecast offered box office projections for the weekend to come.

Meanwhile, “Precious” continues to get some people’s backs up.

This week’s edition of Tech Support broke down the Best Sound Mixing race.

We rounded up the rapidly multiplying selection of studio FYC sites for your convenience.

Martin Scorsese will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award at January’s Golden Globes ceremony.

Light or dark? Considering Stanley Tucci’s two-pronged attack in the supporting race.

We examined the curious wave of South African stories hitting our screens this year.

Our ‘Great Performances’ series continued, with a review of the years 1999 and 2000.

And with ‘best of the 2000s’ lists already in full swing, The Times opted for Michael Haneke’s “Caché.”

Once again, our weekly Oscar Talk podcast put everything in perspective.




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  • 1 11-14-2009 at 3:08 pm

    kid said...

    Did anyone see the inspiration for Avatar on south park?

  • 2 11-14-2009 at 6:32 pm

    Andrew said...

    Not being in the US, I have no idea about any Oscar buzz for Bright Star. Is there any campaigning?? The reviews are looking mighty positive