Link(s) of the week: The big news of the week, sadly, was the untimely death of actor James Gandolfini. Many sites (including ours) paid respects to the Sopranos star, including Anne Thompson and Beth Hanna at Thompson on Hollywood, who did a great job collecting thoughts from those in the movie/television industry that worked with the departed actor.
Other worthy news from around the web…
Glenn Whipp at The LA Times gives us his Emmy predictions for Film, miniseries, and more.
Christopher Lominac at What Culture predicts the possible nominees for Best Adapted Screenplay.
Rope of Silicon’s Brad Brevet updates his Best Supporting Actor Oscar predictions.
David Hughes at Film School Rejects takes a look at Superman’s long absence from film.
Matt Goldberg at Collider lists five things he would like to see in the Man of Steel sequel.
Gregory Ellwood, Kristopher Tapley, and Guy Lodge at In Contention wonder if Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street will be a new classic.
Sasha Stone at Awards Daily wonders why the Academy ignores Leonardo DiCaprio’s work.
Nathaniel Rogers at The Film Experience ranks his 10 favorite films of the 1960s.
The Playlist’s Drew Taylor ranks the Pixar films from worst to first.
Adam Boult at The Guardian ranks Ethan Hawke’s five greatest moments on screen.