12/13 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 6:11 am · December 13th, 2008

• How many Oscar Best Picture winners can you name in five minutes? [Jet Punk] • David Poland responds to “Gran Torino” raves with another slap in the face for Clint Eastwood and his film. [The Hot Blog] • Jeff Wells is a fan of “Good,” lost in the Oscar shuffle this year. [Hollywood Elsewhere] […]

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‘The Road’ potentially bumped to 2009

Posted by · 4:12 pm · October 15th, 2008

I had heard earlier this week that John Hillcoat’s “The Road” might be pushed to 2009, but was sworn to secrecy.  Well, Dave Karger is talking about it now, so I guess it’s fair game. The film isn’t finished (not that that has stopped The Weinstein Company from releasing a film in 2008), but Karger […]

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TORONTO: ‘Good,’ ‘Me and Orson Welles,’ ‘Every Little Step,’ ‘The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond,’ ‘The Hurt Locker’

Posted by · 2:09 pm · September 11th, 2008

Listening to the conversations of the other critics in the various theaters, it becomes very clear that this year’s fest has been something of a disappointment, the first in a long, long time. At least one critic pointed out to me that Oscar and TIFF divorced this year, which has been mentioned ad nauseum and […]

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Strike two for Viggo?

Posted by · 5:24 am · September 8th, 2008

A few weeks ago, Viggo Mortensen was riding high going into awards season, with no fewer than three baity-looking prospects on his slate: Ed Harris’ western “Appaloosa,” Holocaust drama “Good” and the eagerly-awaited “The Road.” At Toronto, however, the picture has cleared, and the options have narrowed. First off the bat, “Appaloosa” was greeted with […]

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That’s one hell of a still…

Posted by · 3:25 pm · August 26th, 2008

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