9/20 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 11:27 am · September 20th, 2008

• Oliver Stone wanted Christian Bale to play Bush in “W?” [GQ] • Jeffrey Wells is getting more and more excited about the film, by the way. [Hollywood Elsewhere] • ‘Synecdoche’ and ‘Doubt’ star Philip Seymour Hoffman is set to make his mark on the London theater scene. [The Independent] • Patrick Goldstein finishes up […]

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Cannes update: Italy’s ‘Gomorra’ wows ’em

Posted by · 3:10 am · May 20th, 2008

(EDITOR’S NOTE: New Cannes poll in the sidebar as of this morning, FYI.) We’re at the halfway point now, and this year’s Cannes Festival seems to have been a pretty staid affair so far. With the dust settled, “Blindness” appears to have been labelled an honourable disappointment. Meanwhile, some of the big arthouse names in […]

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