Cinematical France chooses Persepolis as their Oscar submission
I Watch Stuff falls under the unstoppable spell of Juno: The Trailer
Big Screen Little Screen "full frontal week"
GreenCine an interview with Viggo Mortenson and David Cronenberg on Eastern Promises. They're my new favorite director/actor pair since Uma & QT will give us only one movie a decade and both Haynes and Anderson have left Julianne Moore behind (well, mostly). Sorry. Tangent. You're all going to see Promises on Friday, right? It's really good
Bright Lights rethinking your opinion on a film (in this case Elah)
Rob Scheer drops my favorite line in a film review this week. On Mr. Woodcock...
this is a movie and I am watching itFour Emmy tidbits
1. The Gilded Moose "The Emmys in Zero Words or Less"
2. <--- Look. La Pfeiffer @ The Emmys (now if only she were such a reliable fixture @ the Oscars)
3. Read Roger has a fun little bit about why the Emmys aren't as respected as the Oscars
4. So I'm reading Daily Variety's recap this morning. Reporter Michael Schneider calls America Ferrerra's win for Ugly Betty "one of the biggest surprises of the night" Seriously now Michael... that's just whack reporting unless that was a late sneak entry to the Bizarro Blog-a-Thon. How is America Ferrara winning something a surprise? We're talking about the same 'America's Sweetheart' America right? ...Headlining a huge hit, winning other trophies, flavor of the year. Come on.
Shooting Down Pictures , Anne Thompson and Girish wrap up their TIFF experiences.
And lookie here...
Yes, yours truly is covering the NYFF for Awards Daily and my own site The Film Experience. Watch out for those posts coming soon. And, my god, whatever will I wear to screenings when I'm forced into adorning a pink badge with red lanyard? Ouch my eyes!