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    First Review:

    “From an awards season perspective one cannot exaggerate how incedible Theron’s turn as Kelly truly is. Not only does she look hauntingly like Kelly at times, but her performance is grounded with a vocal similiarity that is simply a marvel to experience. It’s not even close to mimicry or some sort of an impression. Hours later we admit we’re still awestruck by her achievement. Moreover, Theron is a lock to earn a Best Actress nomination and in any other year, she’d be a massive frontrunner to win. That being said, it’s the middle of October and AMPAS already appears head over heals for Renee Zellweger’s transformation into Judy Garland in the indie hit “Judy.” We’d argue what Theron does is more impressive, but is it too late to slow down the Zellweger train? We’re open to the possibilities.“

    https://theplaylist.net/bombshell-oscars-20191014/

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    Can you explain to me how a movie about Divorce will have more appeal than a movie about the Me too movement?

    Because I can already see a specific group of people hating on “Bombshell.” Don’t forget the day and age we live in now. I’m not saying MS will go untouched, but I don’t see as much controversy brewing around that one. Let’s just hope I am wrong!

    Emmys FYC - "Unbelievable" and "The Handmaid's Tale" in all categories; Viola Davis in Best Drama Actress for the final season of "HTGAWM;" "Ozark:" Drama Series, Laura Linney (Best Actress) and Julia Garner (Best Supporting Actress)

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    Because I can already see a specific group of people hating on “Bombshell.” Don’t forget the day and age we live in now. I’m not saying MS will go untouched, but I don’t see as much controversy brewing around that one. Let’s just hope I am wrong!

    Elwood just said in his article that Diane Lane, Cara Delevingne, Andie McDowell, Gloria Allred were all at the screening. Industry will go nuts for Bombshell.

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    Elwood just said in his article that Diane Lane, Cara Delevingne, Andie McDowell, Gloria Allred were all at the screening. Industry will go nuts for Bombshell.

    Well, I’d be more than happy if it does well across the board. I have been looking forward to this for quite a while now! I was just very worried, by the comments here alone, that it’d be controversial. If it isn’t, then yay!

    Emmys FYC - "Unbelievable" and "The Handmaid's Tale" in all categories; Viola Davis in Best Drama Actress for the final season of "HTGAWM;" "Ozark:" Drama Series, Laura Linney (Best Actress) and Julia Garner (Best Supporting Actress)

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    As per usual, GoldDerby willingly is gonna stay blind. Theron is winning the Oscar. Zellweger couldn’t be more passable in Judy. And Johansson.. well, she didn’t deliver a performance out of the ordinary.

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    The Scarlett Johansson is winning talk was always dumbfounded. The moment she failed to win Best Actress at Venice was very telling that she isn’t this year’s Emma Stone. She’ll be a filler number 3 or 4 at best.

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    “Charlize Theron could win second Oscar for Playing Megyn Kelly.” – Variety

    https://variety.com/2019/voices/in-contention/charlize-theron-megyn-kelly-bombshell-oscars-1203369253/

    “It turns out that Theron had nothing to worry about. The film — particularly Theron’s uncanny physical and vocal transformation — was enthusiastically received by the crowd. Up until Sunday, it seemed like Renée Zellweger was going to sail through awards season picking up one honor after another before taking home her second Academy Award in February.

    However, Theron could be serious competition for Zellweger. Others in the mix for lead actress include Scarlett Johansson (“Marriage Story”), Cynthia Erivo (“Harriet”), Lupita Nyong’o (“Us”) and Awkwafina (“The Farewell). Saoirse Ronan has buzz for “Little Women,” but Sony has only screened it for very few people.”

    “Bombshell” has more than a good shot at earning a best picture nomination with Roach picking up a directing nom and Charles Randolph one for original screenplay.” – Variety

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    As per usual, GoldDerby willingly is gonna stay blind. Theron is winning the Oscar. Zellweger couldn’t be more passable in Judy. And Johansson.. well, she didn’t deliver a performance out of the ordinary.

    Have you actually seen Marriage Story? Not judging, just wondering, because a lot of people here seem to be calling Johansson mediocre without having even seen her.

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    Can you explain to me how a movie about Divorce will have more appeal than a movie about the Me too movement?

    This argument sucks so bad. Insisting a movie is boring/has nothing to say because of the subject matter found just in the log line is so so flawed lol. The story of moonlight is essentially “a boy comes of age in Miami”. Or Manchester by the Sea “an man moves in with his orphaned nephew”. Some of the best movies have stories that appear rather ordinary and thus the way they are profound and bring out themes is much more challenging and authentic than a movie that comes framed with a message, like Bombshell. Not to say Bombshell won’t be good, because apparently it is, but your lack of foundation in trashing Marriage Story is not at all fair.

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    Have you actually seen Marriage Story? Not judging, just wondering, because a lot of people here seem to be calling Johansson mediocre without having even seen her.

    I know you were responding to someone else but I saw it at LFF and she was good (nomination-worthy) but I felt that a different actress would’ve elevated the material. For context I felt the same with Stone in The Favourite. Having said that, I think she could win due to the strength of her film in relation to the rest of the contenders.

    For Your Consideration:

    Best International Feature: Instinct (The Netherlands)
    Best Actress: Carice van Houten (Instinct)

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    I thought Robbie was an absolute revelation in “I, Tonya,” and quite frankly, was very deserving of that Best Actress Oscar. That mirror-makeup scene is some of the best onscreen work of this decade IMO; it takes an actor with real dramatic chops to pull that off as well as she did, at least IMO. I’m sorry for her that her beauty may be impeding/have impeded her awards chances because it’s so ridiculous. We see slap-the-stud all the time at the Emmys, but I do feel like AMPAS has been a bit better with that (after all, Timmy is an Oscar nominee – thank god).

    Crying is not that hard!

    McDormand is the second most deserving winner this decade behind Blanchett.

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    Renee’s reviews are like “Guys, she’s incredible!! So good in this WOW!!”

    Whereas Theron’s are like “No, guys, like, she’s good…

    Which would you rather have?

    Theron is double dildo-ing!

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    Crying is not that hard! McDormand is the second most deserving winner this decade behind Blanchett.

    crying isn’t hard but portraying someone trying to hide a complete meltdown is

    Being angry for 2 hours, on the other hand, is much easier.

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    Renee’s reviews are like “Guys, she’s incredible!! So good in this WOW!!”

    Whereas Theron’s are like “No, guys, like, she’s good…

    Which would you rather have?

    Theron is double dildo-ing!

    I’m not sure what you are trying to implicate here…

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    Crying is not that hard! McDormand is the second most deserving winner this decade behind Blanchett.

    go watch the clip of Mcdormand giving best actress to Olivia Colman and tell me the difference between Frances Mcdormand and Mildred Hayes. That’s a whole new level of playing one’s self. It’s not something she can’t easily do in her sleep because that woman looks very angry in real life. Same mannerisms and all.

    FYC:

    Chromatica: Album of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album.

    Rain On Me: Song of the Year, Record of the Year, Best Pop Duo/Group Performance, Best Music Video.

    Alice: Best Pop Solo Performance

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