10/1 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 8:13 am · October 1st, 2009

• “Up in the Air” gets a December release date to avoid Clooney vs. Clooney at the November box office. [Variety] • Karen O channels Daniel Johnston for “Wild Things” soundtrack. [The Playlist] • Steve Pond on the forthcoming Oscar short deadline. [The Wrap]

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SUNDAY CENTS: Great ‘Balls’ on fire

Posted by · 10:57 am · September 27th, 2009

America lined up for seconds as “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs” topped the box office for the second weekend in a row, dropping only 19% to $24.6 million. That’s a fantastic hold for the only family film out in the market and makes $100 million a very real possibility, if not a formality. It […]

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9/25 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 7:54 am · September 25th, 2009

• Pete Hammond suggests Steven Spielberg as Oscarcast producer. [Notes on a Season] • Steve Pond likes the idea, tries to turn over some news as to who might have been tapped, comes up with nothing. [The Odds] • Kyle Buchanan chats with “Coco Before Chanel” star Audrey Tautou. [Movieline]

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Posted by · 7:05 am · September 16th, 2009

Toronto Film Festival “I have two lives, mate,” Clive Owen says with clear-eyed certainty. “My work, and when I am done, my home life. There is no question to me which is more important. My wife and children are everything to me.” Owen is as intense in person as he is in some of the […]

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