GINGER AND ROSA AND A24
Sally Potter's "Ginger and Rosa" was a modest success at best at Telluride based on my informal survey of patrons where it ranked #23 out of #26 shows that were seen by enough respondents to earn a rating/ranking. Most of the positive commentary came for Elle Fanning's performance and that seems to be the motivating factor behind the acquisition of the title by A24 and the buzz that they want to try to position her for Oscar consideration. Seems like a long stretch to me. Links for a multitude of stories/posts about the a24 acquisition and plans from Anne Thompson, The Daily Mail, The Hollywood Reporter, The Chicago Tribune, Screen Daily, ComingSoon.net and Variety are all included here:
Cinema Blend has its look/predictions at the major 6 categories for Oscar here:
Rope of Silicon also has entered the fray with their Oscar series starting with Best Director:
This week's "Few Minutes with Feinberg" prefaces the New York Film Festival among other things. Here's your link:
FOREIGN LANGUAGE OVER 50 TITLES
The deadline for submissions for consideration for the Foreign Language Oscar is looming (Oct. 1)...and the number of announced films is growing. Rope of Silicon runs the list down for you:
"A Royal Affair"
But no "Rust and Bone" as France has chosen "The Intouchables" instead.
INTERVIEW WITH COTILLARD AND SCHOENAERTS AND MCN
The stars of what I thought was ine of the 3-4 best films at this year's Telluride Film Fest, tributee Marion Cotillard and Matthias Schoenarets have been interviewd by David Poland at Movie City News. Check that out here:
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