2/4 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 8:56 am · February 4th, 2010

(from left) Sandra Bullock and Bradley Cooper in All About SteveChina censors Oscar nominations announcement due to documentary short nominee. [Daily Telegraph]

Dave Karger and Missy Schwartz run the numbers on the Best Picture and Best Actress categories. [Oscar Watch]

Jeffrey Wells ponders the possibility of the home video release of “All About Steve,” starring Razzie-nominated actress Sandra Bullock, hurting her Oscar chances. [Hollywood Elsewhere]

We’re in a new film year, by the way, so here’s an interview with “Alice in Wonderland” composer Danny Elfman.  Maybe we’ll be hearing form him in 12 months. [Hero Complex]

Speaking of which, David Poland sits down with “Red Riding: 1983” director Anand Tucker. [The Hot Blog]

Patrick Goldstein notes a conservative backlash to the year’s Best Picture nominees. [The Big Picture]

John Horn writes up the standard “populace-friendly Oscar nominees” piece. [Los Angeles Times]

Steve Pond notes the importance of a global stage for the year’s documentary feature nominees. [The Odds]

Terrence Malick lines up his next with Christian Bale and Javier Bardem attached. [Variety]

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  • 1 2-04-2010 at 10:38 am

    James D. said...

    I always get a kick out of conservative movie reviews. One cannot call the world a just place when morons like Debbie Schlussel are invited to critics’ screenings while the rest of us, with more wit and intelligence in our pinkies, have to pay to see them.

  • 2 2-04-2010 at 4:09 pm

    Frank Lee said...

    Well, I didn’t get far into the Patrick Goldstein article. Anyone who believes rich people can’t be socialists is clueless.