10/19 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 8:28 am · October 19th, 2009

• Perpetuating the false myth that this is a weak year for leading ladies.  Not everything should be viewed through the prism of Oscar… [Awards Campaign] • Following up on our Oscar Talk discussion, Anne Thompson considers the awards prospects of Oren Moverman’s “The Messenger.” [Thompson on Hollywood] • Amidst his fully-in-the-tank review of “Where […]

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9/24 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 9:50 am · September 24th, 2009

• Adam Dawtrey on the rebirth of Colin Firth. [The Guardian] • In honor of “A Serious Man,” Nathan Englander picks the top five Jewish films from the 1970s.  Why not the 1960s?  You know, when the Coen film is set? [Film in Focus] • Not Oscar related, but most desired remake: “The Goonies.” [Daily […]

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5/25 Web Round-up (MEMORIAL DAY EDITION)

Posted by · 10:45 am · May 25th, 2009

• Tom O’Neil asks the question of the week: Will Cannes winners repeat at the Oscars? [Gold Derby] • On the attraction to Amelia Earhart, featured in two films this year. [Los Angeles Times] • Charles McGrath talks to director Sam Raim, whose “Drag Me to Hell” is more fun than it has any right […]

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