OSCAR TALK: Ep. 30 — Reporting from Telluride and Venice

Posted by · 11:41 am · September 3rd, 2010

Welcome to Oscar Talk. In case you’re new to the site and/or the podcast, Oscar Talk is a weekly kudocast, a one-stop awards chat shop between yours truly and Anne Thompson of Thompson on Hollywood. The podcast is weekly, every Friday throughout the season, charting the ups and downs of contenders along the way. Plenty […]

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VENICE: ‘Norwegian Wood,’ ‘The Black Sheep’

Posted by · 6:26 pm · September 1st, 2010

Hey, did you get that I kinda liked “Black Swan?” I hope you did, because it’s really the only thing to write home (or, indeed, to you) about from my first official day at the Venice Film Festival – a day that looked better on paper than in practice, owing a little each to the […]

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Venice to host midnight premiere of ‘Machete’

Posted by · 4:37 am · July 28th, 2010

The full lineup  for the Venice Film Festival is due shortly, but several pieces are already falling into place. We know that “Black Swan” and “The Tempest” will be bookending the proceedings, while yesterday’s Toronto festival list indirectly gave away several of the titles we’ll be seeing on the Lido. Now comes a slightly less […]

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COMIC-CON: Red band ‘Machete’ trailer

Posted by · 4:33 pm · July 24th, 2010

In all the back and forth and panel coverage, I’ve been trying to find time to post tid-bits like this.  With a few minutes’ rest before Marvel comes into Hall H and owns the joint, I figured I’d finally get to the recently released red band “Machete” trailer, courtesy of IGN.  Robert Rodriguez was here […]

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COMIC-CON: Robert Rodriguez and the cast of ‘Machete’ want you to eat their tacos

Posted by · 4:59 pm · July 21st, 2010

I was wondering if Robert Rodriguez’s “Machete” would have much of a presence at Comic-Con this year, and it looks like it will.  And if you’re in San Diego for the convention this week, you’ll want to hear about this because it’s open to the public. Rodriguez and the cast of the film will be […]

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8/14 Web Round-up

Posted by · 7:56 am · August 14th, 2009

• Drew McWeeny sits down with animation legend Hayao Miyazaki. [Motion/Captured] • Desperate to get theirs, Warner Bros. imposes a 28-day waiting period on its titles for Redbox kiosks and plans the same for Netflix unless the studio can squeeze some money out of it. [Company Town] • Anna Faris gets hitched. [CNN]

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