Good Monday All,
12 YEARS ROLL OUT BEGINS
This weekend brought the release, in limited fashion, of Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave". The P.R. onslaught continued through the end of the week and is represented below with posts/articles covering a wide number of topics related to the film.
Box Office prospects from IndieWire:
Ann Hornadays' essay from The Washington Post about the spate of films this year about race:
McQueen talks to Elvis Mitchell for Interview Magazine online:
McQueen also talked to NPR:
McQueen's discussion of "12 Years" covered here by Kristopher Tapley of HitFix/InContention:
McQueen talking to Tavis Smiley via a link from Anne Thompson/Thompson on Hollywood:
Anne Thompson also linked this exclusive clip from the film:
TOH also has the "12 Years" crew on Charlie Rose:
ALL IS LOST SETS SAIL
Also hosting its jib this weekend was J.C. Chandor's "All is Lost" which is certainly creating a lot of buzz about Robert Redford's performance. Chandor and Redford both were highlighted over the last few days as the film opened Friday.
Chandor from The Hollywood Reporter:
Also from IndieWire:
Redford from The Hollywood Reporter:
LATEST OSCAR PICKS FROM SCOTT FEINBERG
Here's the link to the latest Feinberg Forecast from THR's Scott Feinberg:
That's all til Thursday...