9/14 OSCARWEB ROUND-UP: Plays storm the screen in Toronto, Liddell acquires ‘Killer Joe,’ Barker on Calley

Posted by · 7:30 am · September 14th, 2011

• Michelle Kung writes up Toronto from the perspective of plays taking to the screen en masse, like Tracy Letts’s “Killer Joe”… [Speakeasy] • …which Liddell Entertainment, by the way, picked up at the fest. [Variety] • Sasha Stone on life after the 2011 fall festival circuit. [Awards Daily]

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TELLURIDE: Sony Classics, IFC and Searchlight party into the night

Posted by · 12:47 am · September 4th, 2011

I opted out of tonight’s screening of “Butter” largely because — sorry to say — the Galaxy theater is just too cramped and uncomfortable and hot to fully enjoy a film experience. For me, anyway. I tend to be a furnace regardless, but they need to pump some AC into that joint. By some accounts, […]

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Weekend SPC food for thought

Posted by · 11:40 pm · September 25th, 2009

First, Barker and Bernard are unfortunately forced to go on the record and defend themselves against rather naive and myopic attacks from the blog-o-sphere. Second, one of David Poland’s inside baseball “State of the Union” DP/30s is dedicated to the duo. Well worth your time if you’re interested in the business of show.

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5/7 Web Round-up

Posted by · 10:13 am · May 7th, 2009

(Somehow this post disappeared earlier. No idea why. Apologies.) • Mother’s Day is coming, so here’s a list of the 40 (yes, 40) best movie moms. [Premiere] • Has “Wolverine” skewered the intelligent superhero movies? [The Guardian] • With Cannes around the corner, Tim Robey spotlights the best Palme d’Or winners of all time. [Daily […]

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9/14 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 6:29 am · September 14th, 2008

• Anne Thompson wraps up this year’s Toronto/Telluride corridor. [Thompson on Hollywood] • Jeffrey Wells, meanwhile, recaps the Toronto fest. [Hollywood Elsewhere] • David Poland thinks Toronto’s “car wreck for expectations” might be a good thing. [The Hot Blog] • Peter Scieretta reports on a release date for “The Wrestler”: December 19. [/Film] • James […]

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