Wednesday, November 01, 2006
Lesson No. 7: Have no shame whatsoever
John Horn of the L.A. Times offers six lessons to moviemakers (and movie stars) seeking Oscar glory. The light and breezy piece touches on recent phenomena -- Shakespeare in Love upsets Saving Private Ryan, Roman Polanski transcends his fugitive status, etc. -- and an amusing blast from the past: Sally Kirkland's 1987 push for a Best Actress nomination, one of the first Academy Award campaigns to successfully employ video screeners as stealth weapons.