2/10 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 8:58 am · February 10th, 2010

Cover of Crazy Heart by Thomas Cobb“Gong Show” host Chuck Barris optioned Thomas Cobb’s “Crazy Heart” once upon a time, but decided to travel the world in his yacht instead.  I’m sure Scott Cooper thanks him. [The Carpetbagger]

Whatever happened to Wes Bentley?  And question: One film equals a career? [New York Times]

Steve Pond on yesterday’s AMPAS press release du jour, giving winners more incentive to attend the Governor’s Ball this year. [The Odds]

Nathaniel Rogers is adamant that Meryl Streep needs her third Oscar NOW. [The Film Experience]

Mark Adnum, meanwhile, slams the thought process that leads to people believing the actress is indeed “overdue” for that occasion. [Spiked]

Discuss your Oscar party preparations. [Cinematical]

James Cameron’s “Piranha Part II” makes its way to a DVD re-issue. [Shock Till You Drop]

Sasha Stone writes up the screenplay categories. [Awards Daily]

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  • 1 2-10-2010 at 10:29 am

    Walter said...

    How unfair! That Bentley article completely ignores his villainous turn in Ghost Rider!

  • 2 2-10-2010 at 10:39 am

    Zac said...

    After seeing American Beauty, I thought Wes would be a star. I’m glad to find out that he has come back from the dire depths he sunk to.

  • 3 2-10-2010 at 12:06 pm

    tony rock said...

    Wow…that explains everything (in regards to Bentley). Never knew he had a drug problem, but it makes sense. No sane or sober actor would’ve made the career choices he did.