10/9 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 8:33 am · October 9th, 2009

• Digital marketing consultant Chris Dorr points out missed online opportunities with “Bright Star.” [Thompson on Hollywood] • Steve Pond jumps on the “Up in the Air” train, says it renders the expectations irrelevant. [The Odds] • Lying about seeing “The Godfather.” [The Guardian]

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‘Education’ on the march

Posted by · 9:30 am · October 6th, 2009

I didn’t really talk too much about Lone Sherfig’s “An Education” when I saw it a few months ago beyond starting the drum circle on Alfred Molina’s wonderfully warm, authentic performance.  But I find the film on my mind more and more with an October 9 limited release right around the corner. The film is […]

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‘An Education’ gets a poster

Posted by · 2:42 pm · July 13th, 2009

I have to say, as enchanting as this new one-sheet for Lone Sherfig’s “An Education” is, and as attractive as the composition might be, I don’t feel like it properly capitalizes on the tone or the underlying theme of the film.  That’s a shame.  I like it, it’s just…it could have been something  meaningful.  We’re […]

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