RUST AND BONE
Jacques Audiard's film starring Marion Cotillard and Matthias Schoenearts is two weeks away from its U.S. open and has certainly kept Cotillard in the thick of the conversation for a Best Actress Oscar nomination. Sony Pictures Classics is accelerating publicity for the film and I have posted some of this week's material for you.
Included is new video from The Playlist and Thompson on Hollywood:
Michael Haneke's "Amour" starring Jean Louis Trintignant and Emmanuelle Riva...both of whom are getting some Oscar mention as is Haneke and the film itself...is not set for U.S. release for another month, but SPC is keeping its promotional efforts underway.
The Hollywood Reporter logged this interview with Haneke this week:
And "Amour" has its own Facebook page as of this week here:
Among the highlights of the Annecy Animation presentation at this year's Telluride fest was Disney's "Paperman" which may be the frontrunner for Animated Short Oscar glory. The film is now preceding the giant "Wreck It Ralph" in theaters and enchanting audiences across the country as it did in Colorado.
Serge Bromberg, who brought the annual animation presentation to TFF #39 told me that the Disney folks had let him have a sneak peak and that he had begged them to allow him to include it in the Telluride program...which is what happened.
Kris Tapley at InContention/HitFix takes a look at the possible Oscar favorite:
Movie City News has just posted (as of this morning) their latest Gurus of Gold Oscar forecast. You can find that here:
Brad Brevet has updated a number of his Oscar predictions. Take a look at those from Rope of Silicon here:
TFF #38's Best Film may well have been Asghar Farhadi's Oscar winning "A Separation". The Iranian film maker was well received at Telluride 14 months ago and rode that wave of good feeling to tremendous success. I have to believe that he's very likely on the radar for future Telluride inclusion which leads to this week's "Coming Attraction" which is poetically currently titled "The Untitled Asghar Farhadi Project". I suspect he'll come up with something better.
The film was originally set to star Marion Cotillard, but that changed due to scheduling conflicts and it is now said to have "The Artist" star Berenice Bejo in the role.
IMDb says it's filming and is planned for a 2013 release.
Limited information is available, but here's what I have, all from The Playlist:
Its IMDb entry is here:
More on Monday. Have a good weekend, everyone!
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