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September 15, 2019 at 10:42 am #1203076743
Streep for PROM not LET THEM ALL TALK. She is playing a Tony winning actress diva in LGBT themed film- catnip!
You’re over estimating her. The Prom’s not the kind of film the Oscars will go for. It’s not even that popular in the theatre community as it got a fairly lukewarm response, and was a financial failure, closing before it had even played for a year. I could possibly see Streep being pushed down to supporting, as there was some talk that Beth Leavel might be campaigned there last season, and Streep has already been nominated in supporting for a role thats seen as a lead onstage (The Witch in Into the Woods). She might get nominated there, but I don’t think she’ll make it in lead.September 16, 2019 at 2:55 pm #1203080843
I won’t believe Sunset is happening until it’s literally started filming at this point lol. I’m not sure about an October start date because Four Good Days is due to start filming in September. I doubt Close films three movies back to back to back, especially when the first two (Hillbilly and Four Good Days) are such heavy material. But even if she doesn’t film Sunset and it doesn’t come out next year, those two other films (if good) are reallllly baity roles and could easily win her an Oscar.
Y’all are forgetting hoooow many times Close has played Norma Desmond. She has done this role 1484 times on stage. She can film this in her sleep.
I saw the revival two summers ago and if this film is released, she is going to be nominated for an Oscar and she will likely win.September 16, 2019 at 3:08 pm #1203080867
Hopefully next year it will be Christopher Nolan’s time. He’s gotta win one way or another.September 16, 2019 at 9:15 pm #1203081508
First of all, if anyone is gonna get a Supporting Actress nod for West Side Story, it’s Ariana DeBose who’s playing Anita, which is by far the biggest and best of the supporting women in the show (winning Moreno an Oscar and Karen Olivo a Tony). Yes Moreno’s a legend, but she’s playing a gender-bent version of Doc, a part that’s not very big and definitely not showy. They would really need to do an enormous overhaul of the role in order for her to be in contention. And even if that happens, as long as DeBose does a good job with Anita (based on her prior theatrical performances, I think she’s going to be great) then she’ll wind up getting more hype and attention than Moreno’s work.
And second of all, what’s up with Mark Ruffalo and DuPonts?
You’re right, Moreno probably won’t get nominated. I just feel like she might get some votes for sentimental reasons which is why I have her hanging on at #9.
And yes, DuPont/Dark Waters needs to be taken out of there. My bad!September 16, 2019 at 9:42 pm #1203081527
You’re right, Moreno probably won’t get nominated. I just feel like she might get some votes for sentimental reasons which is why I have her hanging on at #9. And yes, DuPont/Dark Waters needs to be taken out of there. My bad!
I wasn’t saying that it should be taken out. I’m just noting the connection with Foxcatcher.September 16, 2019 at 9:51 pm #1203081531
Hopefully next year it will be Christopher Nolan’s time. He’s gotta win one way or another.
Normally I would want this, but for now I’m sticking by Denis Villenueve.
Oscars 2020: I stan Joaquin Phoenix, Willem Dafoe, Alan Silvestri, and Dean Deblois.
Emmys 2020: I stan Logan Lerman, Olivia Colman, and David Harbour.
Tom Hanks and Amy Adams stan in general.September 16, 2019 at 10:18 pm #1203081564
Denzel Washington is coming for Oscar #3 with “Macbeth”.
Let’s start the overdue narrative now!
“you look like your picture, thank god.”September 17, 2019 at 12:25 am #1203081643
TENET is Spy-Action-Thriller.
I don’t think you win directing and acting Oscars for this genre.
Kubrick-Tarkovsky-Scorsese-Bergman-Bresson-KurosawaSeptember 17, 2019 at 3:51 am #1203081808
Da 5 Bloods (Netflix)
Dune (Warner Bros)
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie (Fox-Disney)
On the Rocks (A24 / Apple)
Killers of the Flower Moon (Paramounth
Nightmare Alley (Fox Searchlight)
Tenet (Warner Bros)
All Day and a Night
Not Fade Away
The Personal History of David Copperfield Wild Mountain Thyme
Lucy and Desi)
Sophia Coppola, On the Rocks
Spike Lee, Da 5 Bloods
Guillermo Del Toro, Nightmare Alley
Dee Rees, The Last Thing He Wanted
Denis Villeneuve, Dune
Viola Davis, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Amy Adams, Hillbilly Elegy
Cate Blanchett, Lucy and Desi
Sarah Lancashire, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
Jennifer Hudson, Respect
(Kate Winslet, Ammonite
Frances McDormand, Macbeth
Emily Blunt, Wild Mountain Thyme
Michelle Pfeiffer, French Exit
Amy Adams, The Woman in the Window)
Timothee Chalamet, Dune
Bradley Cooper, Nightmare Alley
Leonardo DiCaprio, Killers of the Flower Moon
Max Harwood, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
Denzel Washington, Macbeth
(John David Washington, Tenet
Chadwick Boseman, Da 5 Bloods
Ansel Elgort, West Side Story
Andrew Garfield, Mainstream
Dev Patel, The Personal History of David Copperfield
Bill Murray, On the Rocks
Ashton Sanders, All Day and a Night)
Ariana DuBose, West Side Story
Glenn Close, Hillbilly Elegy
Rebecca Ferguson, Dune
Saoirse Ronan, Ammonite
Alicia Vikander, The Glorias: My Life on the Road
(Amy Adams, The True American
Bette Midler, The Glorias: My Life on the Road Rita Moreno, West Side Story)
Javier Bardem, Dune
Chadwick Boseman, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Richard E. Grant, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
Hugh Laurie, The Personal History of David Copperfield
Reid Miller, Good Joe Bell
(Christopher Walken, Wild Mountain Thyme Rami Malek, No Time to Die Lucas Hedges, French Exit)September 17, 2019 at 3:58 am #1203081814
Again, Amy has a smaller role than Glenn
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