10/12 OSCARWEB ROUND-UP: Obama with the ‘Superman’ kids, handicapping the docs, ‘Debt’ delayed

Posted by · 9:04 am · October 12th, 2010

President Obama met with children featured in the film “Waiting for Superman” yesterday. [Associated Press]

Handicapping this year’s documentary feature Oscar race. [Vulture]

Dave Karger explains his Gurus choices, calls “Love & Other Drugs” (one of his predicted Best Picture nominees) one of the sexiest films he’s seen in years. [Oscar Watch]

Patrick McDonald sits down with “Conviction” director Tony Goldwyn and star Juliette Lewis. [Hollywood Chicago]

Jim Emerson digs up this month’s American Cinematographer cover story, which reveals the originally proposed fluid master opening of “The Social Network.” [Scanners]

Nikki Finke reports that “The Debt” will be postponed until 2011 due to a lagging Miramax deal. [Deadline]

Steve Pond takes aim at bursting a few Oscar trial balloons already set forth this season but hedges his bet considerably when it comes to talk of a best Picture nomination for “The Town.” [The Odds]

Scott Feinberg says it’s a “grievous mistake” not to keep Jennifer Lawrence in the Best Actress discussion.  Did she leave it, though? [ScottFeinberg.com]

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  • 1 10-12-2010 at 10:20 am

    JFK said...

    I had Tom Wilkinson included in my supporting actor list of the Debt, guess I can scratch that one off! I was looking forward to this one, that’s a shame.

  • 2 10-12-2010 at 10:32 am

    al b. said...

    I also was really looking forward to The Debt, this is disappointing, I’m a huge John Madden fan!