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Things I Learned on the Awards Circuit, from Costner, Aniston & Chastain to 'Into the Woods'
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Sometimes the media join the scene. Who could resist an invite to ex-Bond Pierce Brosnan's Malibu manse (complete with Impressionist paintings), adjacent to Steven Spielberg's, right on the Pacific Ocean? It turns out he's pals with Rory Kennedy, who also lives in Malibu, and was happy to give her excellent "Last Days in Vietnam" a boost, just as the doc branch was heading for the November 21 deadline for submitting their tallies for the shortlist of fifteen, which the Academy will reveal on December 2 or 3. Monday brought a lunch party at Spago in Beverly Hills for "Interstellar," hosted by Paramount chief Brad Grey, who chatted up director Christopher Nolan, who has been hands-on throughout the process of releasing "Interstellar" at a studio that does not market films in the same way as did his long-time home studio Warner Bros. Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway and Jessica Chastain also turned on »
- Anne Thompson