5/21 Web Round-up

Posted by · 8:14 am · May 21st, 2009

• AFI launches its own YouTube channel. [YouTube] • Robin Sanders reports on the Stephen Frears event from Cannes. [indieWIRE] • The wars continue: Patrick Goldstein lays into Peter Bart (and Variety) once again for being soft on the industry. [The Big Picture] • Lionsgate launches an impressive new website for festival Sensation “Precious.” [WeAreAllPrecious.com] […]

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Changes at Variety

Posted by · 7:18 pm · April 5th, 2009

Congrats to Tim Gray, who will be stepping up to take vacating editor-in-chief Peter Bart’s job at Variety.  Bart “will assume a new role as vice president and editorial director of Variety,” this staff article reports.  “[He] will continue to contribute his weekly column as well as his blog and serve as Variety’s ambassador in […]

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Waiting on the blog-o-rage

Posted by · 7:43 pm · March 22nd, 2009

I’ve been kinda, sorta keeping up with some Twittered reactions to the recent blogger smack downs by Cynthia Littleton, Michael Fleming and editor-in-chief Peter Bart, but curiously, no reaction from the peanut gallery…yet.  It’s a lazy Sunday, after all. In a nutshell, it seems with this trinity Variety has called for us all to get […]

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Bart’s ‘non-Oscar’ list

Posted by · 2:31 am · June 9th, 2008

Variety’s Peter Bart is spinning his Oscar wheels at his new blog. The post is a efw days old at this point, but his “non-Oscar list” is a cute little aside worth a look. He chalks actors like Robert Downey Jr. and Sarah Jessica Parker up as being on the list by sheer fact that […]

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Great idea

Posted by · 2:56 am · June 3rd, 2008

I was glad to see yesterday that Peter Bart has launched a daily blog at Variety. Hearing all those overblown and uneducated declarations that Bart “hates the internet” has been taxing in my time as an adjunct employee of the trade (and I’m the first to admit I’ve been one of the voices in the […]

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