indieWIRE’s snapshot of news and views from around the web on Wednesday.
10 Holiday Movies Court Oscar
This year more than any other time in recent memory, Hollywood appears to be saving the best for last. [S.F.C.]
Saving the Story (the Film Version)
There are growing fears that another chunk of film architecture is looking wobbly: the story. [NYT]
Oscar ads going … going … gone
“Will work for Oscar ads…” [LAT Blog]
Whitaker/Sundance to Save Newark
Sundance Channel is taking an in-depth look at the challenges facing Newark, N.J., in a new documentary series backed in part by Forest Whitaker. [H.R.]
Israeli Cinema’s Golden Age?
The nation’s films are on the rise with a string of powerful new films featuring disturbing animation, surreal comedy. [Guardian]