Seth Rogen, “Dragon Tattoo” and Steven Spielberg today’s Oscar news – AWARDS ALLEY
By Sean O’Connell
hollywoodnews.com: The Broadcast Film Critics’ Association’s nominations for the 17th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards were announced this morning, giving 11 noms a piece to Martin Scorsese’s “Hugo” and Michel Hazanavicius’ “The Artist.” It’s the day’s biggest story on the Oscar campaign trail, but it’s certainly not the only story. What else is going on?
– Seth Rogen will host next year’s Independent Spirit Awards. What, if anything, that mean for “50/50’s” Spirit Award chances?
– Julie Andrews plans to honor Arlene Ludwig at Publicist Awards luncheon in February.
– Martin Scorsese will receive the Santa Barbara Film Festival’s American Riviera Award.
– The embargo on David Fincher’s “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” was lifted today. And while dedicated Fincher fanatic Sasha Stone goes to bat for the film, Jeff Wells admits that the wind may have shifted direction on the film, particularly on Rooney Mara’s performance.
– And finally, that Q-and-A Steven Spielberg conducted on behalf of “War Horse” over Thanksgiving weekend has landed online. Watch it here:
Awards Alley brings you the best Oscar coverage. Click below to read our exclusive interviews with:
– Harvey Weinstein
– The cast of “The Artist.”
– Sir Ben Kingsley and Chloe Grace Moretz for “Hugo.”
– Tilda Swinton for “We Need to Talk About Kevin.”
– Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer for “The Help.”
– Gary Oldman and Colin Firth for “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy.”
– Charlize Theron, Patton Oswalt, Jason Reitman and Diablo Cody for “Young Adult.”
– Steve McQueen for “Shame.”
– Glenn Close for “Albert Nobbs.”
– Seth Rogen and Will Reiser for “50/50.”
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