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9/5 OSCARWEB ROUND-UP: Murphy upside, ‘The Help’ abroad, comparing two ‘Straw Dogs’

Posted by · 7:02 am · September 5th, 2011

S.T. VanAirsdale looks for the upside in Eddie Murphy potentially hosting the Oscars. [Movieline]

Nicole Sperling writes up Tilda Swinton’s tribute track at Telluride and Toronto. [24 Frames]

Emma Stone and Viola Davis talk about “The Help”‘s appeal abroad. [The Hollywood Reporter]

From Venice, Emma John sits down with “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy” star Benedict Cumberbatch. [The Guardian]

Terrence Rafferty writes up a big ole’ Gray Lady feature on Rod Lurie’s “Straw Dogs” remake. [New York Times]

Sasha Stone writes up “The Island President,” a film I was really hoping to make time for here in Telluride. [Awards Daily]

Michael Parks goes from nowhere to go-to guy. [Los Angeles Times]

[Photo: Home Box Office]




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