12/4 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 8:49 am · December 4th, 2009

• Peter Knegt talks to “Up in the Air” supporting actress hopeful (and newly minted NBR award recipient) Anna Kendrick. [indieWIRE] • Stanley Tucci and how to (reluctantly) play a pervert. [The Carpetbagger] • Peter Jackson, meanwhile, doesn’t much care about an Oscar campaign but does hope that people look closely at Tucci and Saoirse […]

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Interviews with this year’s Oscar nominees at In Contention

Posted by · 3:37 pm · January 29th, 2009

Mickey Rourke (Best Actor, “The Wrestler”) Michael Shannon (Best Supporting Actor, “Revolutionary Road”) Amy Adams (Best Supporting Actress, “Doubt”) Marisa Tomei (Best Supporting Actress, “The Wrestler”) Danny Boyle (Best Director, “Slumdog Millionaire”) (also here) James Marsh (director, “Man on Wire”) Kristi Zea, Albert Wolsky (Best Art Direction, Best Costume Design, “Revolutionary Road”) Chris Menges (Best […]

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TECH SUPPORT INTERVIEW: the crafts of ‘The Reader’

Posted by · 3:49 pm · January 17th, 2009

The past week has been exceptionally good to Stephen Daldry’s “The Reader” on the awards circuit.  The film followed up its five Golden Globe nominations with the same number from BAFTA, not to mention Kate Winslet’s BFCA and Globe awards for her performance as Hanna Schmitz. I recently had the chance to speak to several […]

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TECH SUPPORT: Best Cinematography — Volume One

Posted by · 9:21 am · September 25th, 2008

Today we begin our in-depth looks at the individual crafts categories.  I’m a sucker for starting with my favorite: Best Cinematography. The art of film is reliant on the motion picture camera and those men and women who lend their talents behind the lens.  The Director of Photography is in charge of charge of capturing […]

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