11/23 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 7:23 am · November 23rd, 2009

Bill Murray on the set of Fantastic Mr. FoxDave Karger cusses with “Fantastic Mr. Fox” star Bill Murray. [Oscar Watch]

Owen Gleiberman whines about the snubbing of inferior documentaries, fails to recognize the solid slate of short-listed films we ended up with. [Entertainment Weekly]

Nicolas Rapold talks to the principals of “The Last Station.” [New York Times]

“The Princess and the Frog” directors Ron Clements and John Musker talk about their fairy tale ‘valentine’ to New Orleans. [Los Angeles Times]

Second hand coverage of the film across the pond. [The Independent]

Jeffrey Wells understands that David Poland is a bit out to lunch in thinking “Up” (which has a strong ad presence on Movie City News) is the film to beat for Best Picture. [Hollywood Elsewhere]

Pete Hammond stumbles onto a new rule that allows former nominees in multiple categories to vote in any such area.  I totally thought this was already the case. [Notes on a Season]

Starring in Harry Brown doesn’t make Michael Caine a social scientist. [The Guardian]

Chatting with “Broken Embraces” director Pedro Almodovar. [indieWIRE]

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  • 1 11-23-2009 at 9:23 am

    The Other James D. said...

    EW gave “Couples Retreat” a B-.

    Their arguments are eternally invalid.

  • 2 11-23-2009 at 3:36 pm

    Matt King said...

    Seeing Bill Murray and Meryl Streep joke around like that made me wish they were in a live-action movie together. That’d be amazing to see.