Universal has acquired a script called Our Family Troubles and they've got Reese Witherspoon in mind for the lead. Mrs. Ryan Philippe will star as an overwhelmed new mom who becomes obsessed with the idea that an evil spirit has posessed her son. The trade takes pains to point out the script's title will be changed.
Henry Sheehan turns in a strangely introspective think piece (at least, by Variety's standards) on various romances up for awards consideration, including thoughts on and interviews concerning Shopgirl, Brokeback Mountain and Match Point.
Justin Chang reviews Hoodwinked!, makes bad Little Red Riding Hood jokes in process.