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WoodyAllenPages has a rundown on the MoMa screening for Blue Jasmine. Most of the tweets are what you would expect from a special screening like that, very enthusiastic. But you find them interesting nonetheless.  The site also has a link to some of the locations in San Francisco used in the film. The daughter of Oscar Grant, the subject of Ryan Coogler’s upcoming Fruitvale Station, is excited that the film…

Oscar bits and bites

Oscar bits and bites

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  ***     ***   The Carpetbagger beats the drum of Les Miserables and Affleck, with some Sundance thrown in — can you hear the people sing? Jeff Wells has a beautiful photo of Marilyn when she attended the Oscars for All About Eve. What you will not see in Zero Dark Thirty – HuffPo’s Jan Lisa Hunter goes to bat for Bigelow. The NY Times’ Manohla Dargis and…

Oscar Bits and Bites

Oscar Bits and Bites

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“She, over a decade, kind of went down the rabbit hole, getting lost in her work, until finally at the end of the movie, [the pilot] says ‘Where do you want to go?’ She has no idea where she goes now. Who is she now? She’s trained to be unemotional and analytically precise. I’m trying to be the exact opposite. I’m trained to be emotional and kind of a hot…