As Cool as a Fruitstand thinks Ghost World > Juno. There are some things in life I'm not sure about (what exactly is it that makes m&ms better than smarties?) but Ghost World > Juno is something I am 100% committed certain on. No argument whatsoever. Just goes to show how the Academy is changing. If you click on the ad to the left there you could transpose those quotes to ads for Juno and nobody would notice, yet somehow Juno is the one with a best picture nomination and Ghost World couldn't even get an acting nod for it's "overdue" co-star Steve Buscemi. Weird world, too.
The Film Experience looks at this year's Oscar ceremony presenters and just who will be singing the nominated song from Enchanted "That's How You Know"? You may be surprised.
Nathaniel also starts up the Top 10 of We Can't Wait 2008, a feature that I've been involved in. #10 is Sex and the City: The Movie - tired debates abound.
My New Plaid Pants is filled with sexy sexy men lately. No particular entry, but by just scrolling down you'll see Ryan Reynolds, Christian Bale (circa American Psycho), Jamie Bell, Hugh Jackman and
Strange Culture is trying to seperate the Quality for the Quirky of 1980s cinema. Apparently Silkwood isn't good enough (!!!).
EW on the long trying road to direct-to-DVD for I Could Never Be Your Woman, starring Michelle Pfeiffer, Paul Rudd and Saiorse Ronan.
The Guardian on the long trying road to finally screening Danny Boyle's Alien Love Triangle one of the "lost films" of this generation.
Rural Juror has a piece on yet another reason why Jane Fonda is amazing and the Oscar Class of '08. Both very funny.