After you take in the rather spooky trailer for "The Master" above, take in the award season notes below, before the weekend carries us away on its zephyrous wings ...
-- The new film from "Sopranos" maestro David Chase, "Not Fade Away," will be the centerpiece gala selection at the New York Film Festival. Gordon Cox of Variety has that story as well as another on the fest's slate.
-- Faouzi Bensaidi's "Death for Sale" from Morocco has christened the Oscar foreign-language race with its first official entrant, writes Guy Lodge for HitFix.com. Alissa Simon's review of the film (calling it "uneven") for Variety can be found here.
-- The path to rebirth for the Streamy Awards, honoring original digital programming, is going through Dick Clark Prods., reports Andrew Wallenstein of Variety.
-- "Beast of the Southern Wild" special effects unit director Ray Tintori talks to the Creators Project about the making of the film's visual effects here: