10/23 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 5:23 am · October 23rd, 2008

• Tom Tapp rallies behind Kristin Scott Thomas’s work in “I’ve Loved You So Long.” [The Daily Beast] • Anne Thompson, meanwhile, thinks the actress leads the field.  (Sorry — the film just didn’t speak to me.) [Thompson on Hollywood] • After Spielberg and Greengrass bowed out, “The Trial of the Chicago 7” might end […]

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Greengrass isn’t up for ‘Chicago 7’ after all

Posted by · 1:10 pm · August 15th, 2008

Well that’s a bummer. It turns out the “timing didn’t work out” for director Paul Greengrass on the DreamWorks film “The Trial of the Chicago 7.” The director has confirmed as much with CHUD’s Devin Faraci. We can dream, I suppose…

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Is Paul Greengrass taking up the reins of ‘Chicago 7?’

Posted by · 9:09 am · August 11th, 2008

Filmmaker Paul Greengrass has been drawn to the sphere of politics since day one in his career as a filmmaker. He launched into the fray with 2002’s blisteringly realistic “Bloddy Sunday” (an account of the Derry massacre of 1972) and followed it up with a “Bourne” installment, putting his unique knowledge of covert military operations […]

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