LIFE WITHOUT OSCAR: 1943 and 1944

Posted by · 2:36 pm · May 5th, 2010

Catch up with the idea behind this series here. The Academy and America were in the thick of World War II and patriotism or sentimentality were the order of the day. “Casablanca” and “Going My Way” were the two big winners in the history books and while I can hardly argue with the former, the […]

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7/31 Web Round-up

Posted by · 8:03 am · July 31st, 2009

• Rose Byrne, leading lady at last. [Daily Telegraph] • More on the story that won’t go away as the “Moneyball” drama spills into the pages of Vanity Fair. [Hollywood Elsewhere] • Stephanie Zacharek wonders whether the “Judd Apatow moment” might be over. [Salon]

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Is Alfred Hitchcock — gasp! — over-appreciated?

Posted by · 4:04 pm · October 5th, 2008

John Foote says: “Never have I felt anything for a Hitchcock character.”

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