Oscar Index: The Beginning of the End
by S.T. Vanairsdale (from Movieline)
Movieline's weekly Oscar roundup has its first post-nominations-announcement look at how things are going and expected to go. It's full of graphs charting candidates' chances, and most interesting are the acting and directing categories -- look at all the previously-high lines that plummet out when they surprisingly don't get a nomination! Also, look how much War Horse has dropped in the Best Picture stakes!
Rufus Hound interview: 'Censorship will cause death of civilisation'
by Alex Fletcher (from Digital Spy)
Starts off about his recent Windows ad campaign, but then he goes on to make some good points about the ludicrous sense of entitlement among internet forum commenters.