indieWIRE’s snapshot of news and views from around the web on Wednesday.
Hehir: Who names a film “Synecdoche”?
DIgging into Kaufman’s latest, through the peephole of the film’s title. [Salon]
Fests Not Delivering Oscar Films
Unlike previous years, the big awards contenders are sitting out the fest circuit, according to Variety. [VAR]
Oscar Campaign Slowdown
Peter Bart ponders the apparent slowdown in awards season campaigning and advertising. [VAR]
Soderbergh, 3D Musical
He’s planning, “a 3-D live-action rock ’n’ roll musical about Cleopatra.” [Thompson]
Some of Today’s NY Times Reviews
“Synecdoche, New York” (Dargis), “I’ve Loved You So Long” (Scott), “Zidane” (Dargis), “Let The Right One In” (Dargis), “Stranded” (Holden), “Fears of the Dark” (Catsoulis), “The Universe of Keith Haring” (Lee), “High School Musical 3” (Holden) [NYT]