Nothing unique or challenging.
Just a bad rip off of “Life is Beautiful” and Wes Anderson movies.
Plus, The Irishman was unlike any crime film Scorsese has ever made. An elegiac and melancholic rumination about obsolescence, aging, regret, legacy, and mortality disguised as a gangster film. It’s literally the anti-Goodfellas, which is…[Read more]
I don’t think it’s unpopular at all, but still it bears repeating once in a while since it’s been passed nearly ten months since the Oscars ceremony.
Taika Waititi winning Screenplay for that bullshit called Jojo Rabbit when in the same category there were magnificent screenplays wrote by Greta Gerwig for Little Women and Steven Zaillian for The…[Read more]
Stank83 replied to the topic NYTimes' Greatest actors of the 21st Century (so far) in the forum Movies 1 day, 20 hours ago
DiCaprio’s 21st Century work:
Gangs of New York
Catch Me If You Can
The Great Gatsby
The Wolf of Wall Street
Once Upon A Time In Hollywood
And no Bale, Hardy, Gyllenhaal, Blanchett, Portman, Adams???
Stank83 replied to the topic Oscars 2021 Predictions: Best Supporting Actor (Part 2) in the forum Movies 6 days, 10 hours ago
3. Baron Cohen
5. Odom Jr
Stank83 replied to the topic Oscars 2021 Predictions: Best Picture and Director (Part 2) in the forum Movies 1 week ago
Mank is their priority number one.
The real victory of The Irishman is that it got made.
A 3,5 hour slow paced meditation on aging, regret, betrayal, and legacy, disguised as an epic crime film was never going to be right up the Academy’s alley for wins, regardless of which studio would support it.
It’s the kind of film that’s hard to digest and fully appreciate after only one…[Read more]
Stank83 replied to the topic Oscars 2021 Predictions: Best Supporting Actress (Part 3) in the forum Movies 1 week, 2 days ago
Don’t want to be pedantic, but DiCaprio did took lots of best-career raves and notices by many critics and people for OUATIH (lots of people even saying that he had the most complex and difficult role in the film and that it was even a better performance than the one in The Revenant), so he definitely wasn’t overshadowed by Pitt.
Anyway I do…[Read more]
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