In case you missed ’ems: Ever so slightly after mid-October edition

 
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Been too long since the last update …

— Sasha Stone of Awards Daily has an justifiably sympathetic yet scolding reaction to Joaquin Phoenix’s anti-awards comments in Interview.

— In what should serve as a kickoff to a supporting actor campaign for “Silver Linings Playbook” co-star Robert De Niro, the actor will receive the Kirk Douglas Award for excellence in film from the Santa Barbara Intl. Film Festival at a Dec. 8 fundraiser. 

— The American Film Market will screen 76 world premieres during its Oct. 31-Nov. 7 run.

— The AFI Fest will offer a dozen official foreign-language Oscar candidates in its program. 

— The 2013 Olivier awards, London’s annual theater ceremony, will take place April 28 at the Royal Opera
House. Nominees will be announced March 26.

— “The Details,” starring Elizabeth Banks, Tobey Maguire, Laura Linney, Ray Liotta and Kerry Washingto, is available now on VOD in advance of its Nov. 2 release in theaters. 

— Steven Spielberg will discuss his career and “Lincoln” with Lesley Stahl on Sunday’s “60 Minutes.”

— Michael B. Seligman has been named supervising producer of the upcoming
Academy Awards
, working alongside exec producers Craig Zadan and Neil
Meron. Seligman has been involved with the Oscars in some aspect for
36 years, earning a shared Emmy nomination each of the past four years.

— Sarah Polley’s well-received doc “Stories We Tell” is being held for 2013 in the U.S. and will enter that year’s Oscar race, writes Guy Lodge for In Contention.

— “Homeland” will receive the 2012 Sidney Lumet Award for Integrity in Entertainment from Human Rights First at the org’s Oct 24 event.

— After a long drought for the achievement, Daniel Day-Lewis could follow Meryl Streep in becoming the first three-time lead acting Oscar-winner since Jack Nicholson and Katharine Hepburn, notes Robert Pius of Gold Derby.

— “Restless,” a two-part original miniseries depicting “the thrilling story
of a daughter who discovers that her mother was recruited as a spy during World
War II,” with Hayley Atwell, Rufus Sewell, Michelle Dockery, Michael Gambon and Charlotte Rampling, will air on Sundance Channel on Dec. 7 and 14.

— The People’s Choice Awards have licensed their format to India, the first venture outside North America in the kudos’ 37-year history.

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