8/30 OSCARWEB ROUND-UP: Mirren on her bod, ‘Exotic Marigold’ gets some press, films skipping fall fests

Posted by · 7:36 am · August 30th, 2011

Helen Mirren on “The Debt,” getting played by Jessica Chastain and everyone’s ongoing obsession with her body. [Vulture]

Newly minted UK resident Julianne Moore talks “Crazy, Stupid, Love” across the pond. [Daily Telegraph]

Susan Wloszczyna talks shooting in India with “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” principals. [USA Today]

Studios holding films from the fall fest circuit could pay off in an era where Oscar buzz evaporates quickly. [The Playlist]

Peter Knegt takes a stab at predicting this year’s Oscar race. [indieWIRE]

Celebrities to the rescue: Good Samaritans or cynical publicity ploys? [Thompson on Hollywood]

Patricia A. Turner op-eds the “dangerous white stereotypes” of “The Help.” [New York Times]

[Photo: Focus Features]

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  • 1 8-31-2011 at 1:54 pm

    JJ1 said...

    ‘The Debt’ feels – to me – like ‘State of Play’ from a few years back. Solid as a rock. But nothing awards-worthy in it. Funny enough, wasn’t Mirren in both?