Items: Scorsese, Winslet, Cuarón, 'Reno', Journalism

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— As an odds-on favorite to walk away with some Oscar or another, and with The Departed DVD’s topping the sales charts, another rumored project for Marty – this time an adaptation of children’s novel “The Invention of Hugo Cabret”. [Variety]

Kate Winslet to partner with her husband, director Sam Mendez (American Beauty, Jarhead) in a biopic of the world’s premier tiger trainer of the 1920s, Mabel Stark. [Starpulse]

— Video: Regrettably, from the outside looking into the Best Director/Best Picture race, Children of Men filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón on his creative relationships with Guillermo del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth) and Alejandro Gonzáles Iñárritu (Babel). Also, the leap from Harry Potter to the best film of 2006. [Filmmaker]

— With Reno 911: Miami set to debut this weekend, Ben Garant and Tom Lennon pull a Borat / Non-Borat in two separate interviews. [AV Squad]

— Because there’s never enough Oscar angles to cover – raging “`Babble’ or `BAY-bel’ or `Bah-BELL’?” debate ends in climactic reference of “Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off”. It does.

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