A week away from limited release, Nebraska continues to draw a good deal of media attention. Bruce Dern is definitely a part of the Best Actor Oscar conversation as is the film, actress June Squibb and Bob Nelson's screenplay.
Dern talked to Anne Thompson about the film:
The Playlist posted a ton of new stills from the film:
And distributor Paramount announced that it would play in some cities on a double bill with the Peter Bogdanovich classic "Paper Moon":
LABOR DAY PIE
The Wrap reported this week that actor Josh Brolin really embraced the pie making that is a central plot point for Jason Reitman's "Labor Day". That's here:
LATEST FEINBERG FORECAST AND GURUS OF GOLD
JANE GOT A GUN...THE SAGA CONTINUES
I couldn't let this pass by. I've been following the twists and travails of the "Jane Got a Gun" shoot for months and there was new one this week. The film's producers have filed suit against one time director Lynne Ramsay:
CHIWETEL ON RECORD
Potential Best Actor nominee and star of Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave" continues to be the focus of much attention as the film continues its slow roll out this week (finally in Oklahoma City and Santa Fe tomorrow). Both IMDb and Gold Derby posted video of him talking about the film this week:
THE MUSIC OF LLEWYN DAVIS
A couple of interesting developments this week concerning the music from the Coen Brothers "Inside Llewyn Davis". First, NPR's First Listen has posted the entire soundtrack at their website so that you can stream it...I've been doing that all week. Here's that link:
And Nonesuch Records, the label for the soundtrack released a vinyl version to sell in indy record stores at the "era" price of $5.98. This is the complete soundtrack (and I've ordered 6 of them... some for Christmas gifts). Those of us who were able to attend the Patron's Brunch at Telluride this year had already received a 6 song vinyl EP from the soundtrack as a part of the Patron swag. The CEO also has the CD version on order as a part of my birthday gifts. Needless to say, I like this soundtrack a lot. Rolling Stone has the story of the vinyl LP release:
More on Monday...Have a great weekend...