12/28 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 8:47 am · December 28th, 2009

Michael Jackson in Michael Jackson's This Is ItPete Hammond can’t let go of this notion that “Michael Jackson’s This Is It” is a Best Picture contender.  A bunch of number 10 slots aren’t going to cut it, Pete.  [Notes on a Season]

Adam B. Vary notes the curious absence of Gene Hackman from the silver screen since the 2004 bomb “Welcome to Mooseport.” [Pop Watch]

Criminally underrated composer Clint Mansell spills a little on his plans for Darren Aronofsky’s “Black Swan.” [Little White Lies]

Anne Thompson sits down with Weta Digital’s Joe Letteri. [Thompson on Hollywood]

Jeffrey Wells is rightfully perturbed at the fact that “Bright Star” won’t be released on Blu-ray. [Hollywood Elsewhere]

Leigh Anne Tuohy gets profiled, the “Sandra Bullock could win an Oscar” wheels keep spinning. [People]

Jim Fusilli talks to Maury Yeston about “8 1/2” and “Nine,” on stage and screen. [Wall Street Journal]

Steve Pond chats with Henry Selick about the pressures of “Coraline.” [The Odds]




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  • 1 12-28-2009 at 12:36 pm

    James D. said...

    The At the Movies guys finished their top ten of the decade. Michael Phillips took the overrated There Will Be Blood and A.O. Scott took the boring WALL-E. So far, Kris, you are the only person with the correct choice, and I usually disagree with you nine times out of ten.