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Weekly Wrap: Previews, Cronenberg's Menage A Trois, Scorsese's George Harrison Doc, Marilyn Trailer

by Anne Thompson
October 8, 2011 1:36 AM
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Weekend Preview: Ides of March, Real Steel, The Way, Dirty Girl, War Doc Hell and Back Again

Interviews

Timely Eco Doc Island President Debuts at DOC NYC: President Nasheed Warns, “It’s Not Just Us”



Cronenberg’s Menage A Trois, Kendrick’s Wet Dream, Woody Allen Talks Unsatisfying Situation of Life

Herzog Talks Into the Abyss, Opens DOC NYC, Looks “deep into the heart of ourselves”



Lars Von Trier Will NEVER Give Another Interview

; Retires from Public Speaking

Awards

Sundance Institute Announces Recipients of Indian Paintbrush Fellowship; New Frontier Story Lab

Oscar Doc Race Does Not Favor Lookalikes

Stars Line Up to Fete Robert Downey Jr.at 25th American Cinematheque Awards on October 14

Focus Features’ Africa First ProgramAnnounces Winners of $10,000 Grants

London Critics’ Circle Film Awards Moves to January, Aims to Stand Out from The Crowd

Agnieszka Holland’s In Darkness Gets Oscar Qualifying Run in December



Queue Up the Oscar Wannabes: Sally Kirkland Strikes Again

Stephen Frears Gets EFA’s Lifetime Achievement Award: “It’s Nice to be Complimented by Europe”


Reviews


Strike Back Episode 7: Expect the Unexpected



Boardwalk Empire 2/2 - Ourselves Alone – The Good Parts Version



George Harrison: Living in the Material World Reviews: Still Hidden, Enigmatic, Quiet



In the Works

Depp Developing Live Action Dr. Seuss, Thin Man Remake Finds New Scribe in Billy Ray

Poster Watch: Eastwood’s J. Edgar Features Angry Multi-Colored DiCaprio

New Stills from My Week With Marilyn: Seduction of the Media Begins with Gorgeous Michelle Williams

Oscar Talk: Clooney Leads Best Actor Field, Davis Leads Best Actress, Carnage Non-Contender

Trailer Watch: The Raven Lands on Anniversary of Poe’s Death; Film Claims Edginess, But Is It?

Trailer Watch: Reitman’s Young Adult Stars Charlize Theron as A Soulless Bitch You’ll Love to Hate

Trailer Watch: Michelle Williams Wows in My Week with Marilyn Trailer

Blumberg Sex Addiction Dramedy Thank You for Sharing: Cast includes Paltrow, Pink, Ruffalo, Robbins



Kaufman’s Meta Frank or Francis, Craig and Mara Pose in Empire



EXCLUSIVE: Rookie Levin Starts Filming Indie Farm Drama Land of Tomorrow in Kentucky October 11



Johnny Depp Will Take The Stupid Money, Thanks—And Will Promo Rum Diary at Columbia, LACMA



Joe Wright’s Anna Karenina Begins Shooting for Working Title: Knightley Leads Strong Cast



Trailer Watch: Second War Horse Trailer is More Oscar Bait, “Be Brave, Be Brave, Be Brave”



Spielberg and Jackson Talk Tintin, Trailer on Real Steel, Opens in Europe First, Plays Rome Festival



Aronofsky’s Noah Goes Ahead with Paramount & New Regency: Will It Sail With Bale?




Inspired Casting: Werner Herzog will Play Villain Across Tom Cruise in McQuarrie’s One Shot



Robert Downey Jr. Developing Perry Mason for the Big Screen Listen & Watch Past Incarnations



Mike Newell’s Great Expectations Shoots October 10 with Bonham Carter, Fiennes, Irvine, Grainger



Media Watch

Remembering Steve Jobs, VES Summit and Bill of Rights, Geeking out with John Gaeta

RIP Steve Jobs, Who Deserves the Word Visionary: Obits, Links, Clips

Media Watch: Hulu Lets You Choose Your Ads, Amazon Splits Streaming, Transformers Streamed Directly

Media Watch: Relativity Launches First Movie Sector Marketing Partnership with Spotify



Yahoo News & ABC Team Up for Content Sharing, People.com Relaunches Caught in the Act



Oscar Powers Netflix’s Top Ten Most-Rented List



Tribeca Film Institute Names Non-Fiction Recipients of New Media Fund: Interrupters, Tillman Story



Apple’s Tim Cook Unveils iPhone 4S, Fails To Live Up to Steve Jobs



Career Watch

Now and Then: The Transformation of Michael Bay to Sunday Hangover Auteur



Indie Release Mojo: Margaret, Dream House, Machine Gun Preacher, Drive



EW Reunites Ten Casts: Weaver on Aliens, Allen on Home Improvement, Elwes on Princess Bride

Celebrities

Forbes Top Earning Women In Entertainment 2011: Oprah, Lady Gaga, Gisele, Frankel, Swift, DeGeneres

Clooney’s Favorite Films Inspire Mini Movie Trailer Marathon: From President’s Men to The Sting

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When Bad Perfume Ads Happen to Good Actors: Melanie Laurent the Latest (Well Paid) Victim



More Super-Star Celebrity Auctions: Taylor’s Diamonds, Wayne’s Patch, Reynolds II, Ruby Slippers

Obits

RIP Steve Jobs, Who Deserves the Word Visionary: Obits, Links, Clips

Obit: Rob Remley Dies of Cancer



Hollywood

Academy Passes Hollywood Museum To LACMA: UPDATED



Television



Coen Brothers Join TV Migration with Detective Comedy



Spielberg vs. Spielberg: Vulture Tracks How His Fave Themes Go Wrong on Small Screen

TV Watch: Playboy Club Cancelled, Fox Could Make Money On Simpsons Demise



Box Office

Weekend Box Office: Dolphin Tale Overtakes Moneyball in Second Inning



Festivals

A Shaded View on Fashion and Film: Festival in Paris October 7-9

Video

Amanda Knox at the Movies




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