1/5 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 8:28 am · January 5th, 2010

• Pedro Almodovar tells Pete Hammond that he isn’t down with Spain’s process for deciding its annual Oscar contender.  Ya think? [Notes on a Season] • “The Hurt Locker” tops Stephen King’s otherwise singular (and bizarre) top 10 list. [Entertainment Weekly] • Steve Pond runs down eligibility numbers per category. [The Odds]

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R.I.P. Army Archerd

Posted by · 6:56 pm · September 8th, 2009

I never knew Army Archerd but I ran into him once or twice when I was at the Variety offices for this reason or that.  I was certainly aware of the era he represented, the first daily movie columnist of his kind.  He died Tuesday of mesothelioma at 87.  Here’s a bit from Tim Gray’s […]

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