9/2 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 6:51 am · September 2nd, 2010

• Michael Cieply chats with comeback kid Ben Affleck, whose film “The Town” is set to play Venice this week. [New York Times] • Remember when “Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives” won the Palme d’Or?  Parisian critics would rather not. [The Guardian] • Catching up with Julian Schnabel, re: “Miral,” prior to […]

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Del Toro, Cameron to take on Lovecraft’s ‘Madness’

Posted by · 6:59 pm · July 28th, 2010

At Comic-Con, director Guillermo Del Toro announced that one of his next projects would be a remake of Disney’s “The Haunted Mansion.” Del Toro would be co-writing and producing, though, not directing (and boy did that news get a split reaction from movie-goers).  He said his next directorial gig would be announced shortly, and today, […]

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