Antagony & Ecstasy a great piece on Disney's ever charming Dumbo (1942)
<--- Sociological Images considers the social messaging of the princes and princess of Disney. Deflating but a smart/funny overview.
Disney Blog interviews the supervising animator on The Princess and the Frog (audio)
Toronto Star a second sequel to The Blair Witch Project? Er...
Coming Soon I missed this news in the crush of Halloween stuffage but Anthony Hopkins will play Odin in Thor. The way Hollywood casts you know it was either going to be him or Liam Neeson (they're the only two who do mythic father figures now, right?).
Slash Films Gattaca to spawn TV series? Hmmm, that could actually be good... as long as its psychologically / politically focused a la Battlestar Galactica
Oscar & Miscellania
StinkyLulu and gang discuss Oscar's Supporting Actress Nominees of 1956. Dorothy Malone won the Oscar. Will she win the "Smackdown"?
In Contention more best original song drama. That music branch is as looney as the makeup branch, if you ask me
David Bordwell "Between you, me, and the bedpost" on phallic symbols in the movies
USA Today people are still upset about the 10-wide best picture field. Interesting comments from Academy member's themselves.
Butt Magazine fun photo shoot with Rossy de Palma (of Almodovarian fame). Yes! [thx]