9/29 OSCARWEB ROUND-UP: Franco’s poem picks, Bender remembers Menke, Reznor and Ross at a steal

Posted by · 9:03 am · September 29th, 2010

• James Franco, also starring in “Howl” this year, selects his favorite poems. [Vulture] • In remembering film editor Sally Menke, Lawrence Bender discusses the “Hi, Sally” Tarantino tradition. [Arts Beat] • Anne Thompson talks, well, a whole bunch of stuff with a busy Guillermo Del Toro. [Thompson on Hollywood]

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Stars ‘Howl’ in Sundance

Posted by · 6:43 pm · January 26th, 2010

Our friend Anthony Breznican of USA Today picked up a copy of Allen Ginsberg’s “Howl” while in Sundance, and in honor of the Epstein/Friedman film of the same name, starring James Franco as Ginsberg and centered on the poet’s obscenity trial, had a few laughs with some of the stars in attendance at the fest.  […]

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Ones to watch at Sundance 2010… maybe

Posted by · 3:11 pm · December 2nd, 2009

I always get a curious thrill from looking down the list of films selected to compete at the Sundance Film Festival — the 2010 batch of which has just been announced by festival directors John Cooper and Trevor Grath. You know there are at least one or two titles there that we’ll all be talking […]

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9/10 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 6:12 am · September 10th, 2008

• Journos continue to catch up with the two-week-old narrative: Toronto isn’t an Oscar playground this year.  [Entertainment Weekly] • Anthony Breznican, thankfully, tries to come at it from a slightly different perspective. [USA Today] • James Rocchi sits down with Darren Aronofsky for some choice words in Toronto. [Cinematical] • Jeffrey Wells is in […]

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