indieWIRE's snapshot of news and views from around the web on Tuesday.

Oscar Obsession
"The Oscars are wreaking havoc on quality films." Meanwhile, at The Hot Blog, David Poland counters. [LAT]

Scorsese and DeNiro Together Again
The duo are planning a reunion with "I Heard You Paint Houses," adapted by Steve Zaillan, about "the mob assassin who many believe was involved in the death of Teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa." [VAR]

NYFF: The Junkets
Swiftly rounding-up a recent crop of New York Film Festival press conferences. [GREENCINE]

On Ophuls' "Lola Montes"
Andrew Sarris, in conversation with Nathan Lee, discussing Sarah Palin and "the cult of celebrity," and "the greatest film of all time." [WNYC]