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July 24, 2020 at 8:30 am #1203599757
Never seen Seven Beauties so I can’t comment on Wertmüller’s work.
My profile on Letterboxd https://letterboxd.com/IcecreambJuly 23, 2020 at 6:08 pm #1203598522
My sentiments exactly. Businesses need to move forward at some point.
You’re only saying this because it’s inconvenient for you. Reopening movie theaters, which are as nonessential as you can get, is beyond stupid. It’s a group of people sitting closely in a tight room for a long period of time. It’s a petri dish for this virus to spread.
My profile on Letterboxd https://letterboxd.com/IcecreambJuly 23, 2020 at 6:47 am #1203597361
We’ve been over this before: it’s not. Metacritic cherry picks the mainstream media journalist critics and ignores a lot of the great ones on YouTube like Chris Stuckman, Jeremy Jahns, and Dan Murrell, and also smaller outlet critics. Rotten Tomatoes has much wider range of reviews and thus is a more accurate barometer for what the majority of critics actually like.
I didn’t say that Metacritic is the best source for film criticism or necessarily a good barometer of what will or will not get Oscar nominated, but it is made up of the critics with the most industry power. The conversation was about Nolan getting critical push and when the only critics that have any kind of power rarely rate his films over a 75, I don’t think he’ll get nominated because of his film being a “critical darling.”
My profile on Letterboxd https://letterboxd.com/IcecreambJuly 22, 2020 at 6:46 am #1203595680
Here are some pictures on twitter of The French Dispatch set.
My profile on Letterboxd https://letterboxd.com/IcecreambJuly 22, 2020 at 6:43 am #1203595674
I feel like pretty much any actor could win an Oscar with the right role in the right film, produced by the right studio.
Like Adam Sandler would win an Oscar if he did some prestige Fox Searchlight Biopic.
Why is no one talking about RYAN GOSLING? He is such a brilliant actor and versatile too. He needs to do more movies with emma stone because they bring out each others best whenever they are together.
I think Gosling is one of the most boring leading men working right now. He gives the same performance in every movie. He has literally no range.
My profile on Letterboxd https://letterboxd.com/IcecreambJuly 21, 2020 at 2:50 pm #1203594941
General audiences adore him. The only film of his in recent memory that they were mixed on with as Interstellar. People were confused by Inception, but it was still wildly popular among movie goers regardless. And he does pretty well with critics. Only two of his films ever scored below 80% on Rotten Tomatoes.
Metacritic is really more of an accurate look at how the critics feel about a film. His films are usually in the 70’s there. General crowds seem consistently confused with his films. I like Nolan, but his films are in a weird place where they’re too artsy for the general crowd and not artsy enough for the artsy crowd. I remember audiences being confused and kind of mixed around Inception as well. His films make money and he has a passionate fanbase, but he gets snubbed more than he gets nominated by the Academy. I just don’t think the Academy will necessarily go for Tenet. It’s not a sign of the film’s quality, but I don’t see Tenet being anything other than a tech contender and possibly a lower BP nominee.
My profile on Letterboxd https://letterboxd.com/IcecreambJuly 21, 2020 at 1:44 pm #1203594858
Inception wasn’t the kind of thing that they typically go for either though, but when a film has enough critical and commercial support it can make it, even if it’s primarily action.
I don’t think Nolan can pull off another Inception and his track record isn’t perfect with the Academy. He’s only had two BP nominees and one was an Oscar bait war film. He also isn’t really a critic’s darling either (his films usually sit in the low to mid 70’s on metacritic) and general audiences seem fairly confused and mixed on his films.
I think Tenet will be good, but I think it’s Oscar performance will be similar to Interstellar.
My profile on Letterboxd https://letterboxd.com/IcecreambJuly 21, 2020 at 12:23 pm #1203594724
Tenet probably wasn’t going to be an Oscar contender outside of technicals anyway. It just didn’t look like the kind of thing the Oscars would necessarily go for. Same with Dune. Both will probably be really good, just not something for the Oscars.
They’ll probably hold it for next summer.
My profile on Letterboxd https://letterboxd.com/IcecreambJuly 21, 2020 at 8:26 am #1203594307
I don’t know if that user is American, but I’m amazed by how many Americans would rather let people die than be inconvenienced.
My profile on Letterboxd https://letterboxd.com/IcecreambJuly 21, 2020 at 8:21 am #1203594295
I *really* hope they do a streaming only year with a digital ceremony. There are more than enough films and it would allow for some smaller movies that otherwise wouldn’t be in the conversation to get recognized.
If that happens. I suspect that Tenet, Dune, The French Dispatch, West Side Story, and any other major studio film will likely push their release dates far into 2021. Small films like The Father, Minari, Ammonite, etc. might get picked up by a streaming platform and contend this year alongside Netflix’s strong slate of films.
They should create a one year only digital festival in November or December to show these films and create digital Oscar buzz. It would be a fascinating experiment.
My profile on Letterboxd https://letterboxd.com/IcecreambJuly 19, 2020 at 5:11 am #1203591799
I don’t see Ma Rainey happening at all. Viola might miss altogether, they’ll only nominate her if she’s one of the favourites. I just don’t see it at all.
I think Viola will be it’s only nomination and she’ll pull off a Renee Zellweger and win.
My profile on Letterboxd https://letterboxd.com/IcecreambJuly 18, 2020 at 9:29 pm #1203591574
Jamie Lee Curtis would’ve SLAYED either Allison Janney or Laurie Metcalf’s roles in I, Tonya / Lady Bird. Where is this woman’s Oscar nomination? Will she have to settle for an Honorary Award?
She would’ve been good in I, Tonya, but she wouldn’t have been able to pull off the role in Lady Bird like Laurie Metcalf. I don’t think anyone else could do that role.
My profile on Letterboxd https://letterboxd.com/IcecreambJuly 18, 2020 at 4:30 pm #1203591404
Kidman’s not a technician. She’s very different from the studied and precise method of Streep and Blanchett. Kidman should be compared to Binoche and Huppert.
I don’t think Kidman has a whole lot in common with Binoche or Huppert.
I didn’t mean that Blanchett and Kidman are similar actors and that’s why they should be compared. I meant that they’re in the same league talent wise. I don’t think Winslet can even begin to hold a candle to Blanchett. Winslet would get eaten alive. Kidman vs Blanchett makes for a fair fight.
My profile on Letterboxd https://letterboxd.com/IcecreambJuly 18, 2020 at 4:23 pm #1203591396
Winslet the better filmography, really??? Carol Blue Jasmine Elisabeth The Lord of The Rings Trilogy The Aviator The Curious Case of Benjamin Button The Talented Mr Ripley I’m Not There Elizabeth: The Golden Age Babel Just to name a few from Blanchett
Yeah actually just went through Winslet’s filmography and she hasn’t done as much as I thought. Blanchett does have the better filmography and is the better actress. Although Eternal Sunshine is better than any film Blanchett’s ever done.
My profile on Letterboxd https://letterboxd.com/IcecreambJuly 18, 2020 at 11:58 am #1203590898
wow you cancel culture people are selective going after gone with the wind when hamilton celebrates someone who was a slave trader
Go away troll. How many accounts do you have?
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