11/6 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 9:47 am · November 6th, 2009

• Celebrating 20 years of “Wallace and Gromit,” Google style. [Deadline Hollywood Daily] • Jeffrey Wells says believe the hype on Helen Mirren’s performance in “The Last Station.” [Hollywood Elsewhere] • “The Cove” receives a record-tying seven Cinema Eye nominations. [Cinema Eye Honors 2010]

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PAGE TO SCREEN: “Push” by Sapphire

Posted by · 12:32 pm · July 15th, 2009

As is clear from their determination to cling to the ungainly handle “Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire,” the team behind the upcoming big-screen adaptation of New York poet Sapphire’s well-regarded 1996 novella are keen to acknowledge the film’s literary heritage. (And not just because a lousy February release stole their original title.) […]

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