Matthew McConaughey wins Best Actor from the Rome Film Fest, while Scarlett Johansson takes the prize for Actress based on a voice performance.
Anne Thompson attends the Governors Awards and makes a few key points about the “serious opportunities for Oscar networking.” She said that Saving Mr. Banks is “playing well” for Academy members. Likable Tom Hanks, likable Emma Thompson, you do the math. Also mentioned by Thompson, Christian Bale appears to be favoring Out of the Furnace over American Hustle, but I’ll guess that’s because he thinks one needs more exposure than the other.
Julianne Moore will play the lead in Still Alice, about a woman suffering early onset Alzheimer’s. The more Moore the better.
The Selfish Giant wins top prize at the Stockholm Film Fest.
Batkid got a thumbs up from modern Batmen – Christian Bale and Ben Affleck on Twitter.
Dallas Buyers Club is the first hit with a mob-mentality activist move against it – stay tuned for more. It’s Oscar season, don’t you know. Dallas Buyers Club: An AIDS Drama the Tea Party can enjoy.