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MORE GRAVITY GRAVITAS
One of the more interesting side stories that emerged as "Gravity" was rolling out at Telluride this year was the companion piece short film that was included elsewhere in the program. Written and directed by Alfonso Cuaron's son and collaborator, Jonas Cuaron, the film, entitled "Aningaaq" could find its way into the Oscar discussion as a Live Action Short according to this post from HitFixInContention:
REDFORD CHOOSING LOST
TFF #40 Tributee Robert Redford spent some time during this year's festival talking about how he came to make "All is Lost" for writer/director J.C. Chandor. www.tampabay.com explored that as well in this post.
12 YEARS A SLAVE: EJIOFOR AND MC QUEEN
Chiwtel Ejiofor who plays Solomon Northup, the "Slave" for 12 years spoke with The Fader about the role and the film:
Also, from YouTube, this featurette about "12 Years" director Steve McQueen:
Director Alexander Payne spoke recently about the feel and look of "Nebraska" at the Savannah Film Fest. The Playlist reports:
FirstShowing.net reports that there is a second poster out for Jason Reitman's "Labor Day" and that a trailer for the film is expected to arrive later today.
Here's the link to the latest installment of Awards Daily's Oscar Podcast with Sasha Stone:
More on Monday...Happy Halloween Everybody!