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January 25, 2020 at 10:09 pm #1203305150
In another thread someone posted good reviews of Four Good Days which premiered today at Sundance. Can’t find any official reviews though yet.January 20, 2020 at 2:46 pm #1203295476
I wonder if Ron Howard was still seen as just a sitcom star making movies. Penny Marshall had the same situation 5 years before with Awakenings being nominated for Best Picture but nothing for her as director.
TV and film used to be so separate.January 16, 2020 at 11:19 pm #1203288711
I wonder how bad the 1994 version could have been. Usually those delayed recut films don’t turn out well. This one did. It was all poised for awards campaigns in 1994 but then the delay happened.
I do remember Jennifer Jason Leigh being pushed pretty hard for a supporting nomination in 1995.December 18, 2019 at 11:04 pm #1203243622
I actually thought Nicole Kidman stood out more in Bombshell then Robie. Even Robie’s big scene wasn’t as “big” as I thought it would be after reading about it and anticipating it.
Kidman had a confident determined charm throughout the film.December 17, 2019 at 10:28 pm #1203242318
Has anyone brought up the pattern between male and female winners this decade? Female winners are from two handers, large ensembles, or real picture-competitive films (Colman, Stone, Lawrence, McDormand) where as male winners are more often in movies where they are the real center, and all other aspects get acclaim mostly as coattail (Malek, Oldman, Dicaprio, Redmayne). To me, it looks like history points to Scarlett and Joaquin (barf) as our winners.
(The exceptions are obvious with Moore and Blanchett, but Blanchett gave the best performance of the decade and Moore needed an Oscar and had weak competition.)
Good point. I think that is because there are less films that have a woman as the solo lead of the film.December 16, 2019 at 9:37 pm #1203241256
After seeing Bening and Bates movie this weekend; I would say Bening is not happening. Movie is a tough one to watch with the torture scenes. That would probably turn some off.
And Bates is great, if she could get people to watch the movie; She would be a nominee and a deserving winner. Problem is also that the movie is infuriating too. She even has some great Oscar clips.
I still think it’s ridiculous that Dern is winning all the critics.
Infuriating in what way?December 13, 2019 at 7:00 pm #1203235431
Is Amy Adams a lead in Hillbilly Elegy? Someone in another thread said that both she and Close are supporting. (I’m guessing that person was going by the book. The film could obviously be different.)
It would be an awesome makeup if they both won in the same year.December 13, 2019 at 6:21 pm #1203235405
Looking at the list it is interesting to see that the first 3 women to direct Best Picture nominees all got snubbed as Best Director. Streisand was probably a personal thing but Randa Haines and Penny Marshall were probably more sexism.December 11, 2019 at 7:34 pm #1203232794
He supposedly said some negative stuff about the Golden Globes once and people think that was them holding a grudge. (Don’t know what he said. Anyone know?)
That doesn’t explain the SAG snub which is just kind of odd.December 11, 2019 at 6:15 pm #1203232706
I saw on twitter that DiCaprio has an hour and eleven minutes (I think somewhere around there) and Pitt has 55 minutes on screen.
Not sure of what Pitt is.December 11, 2019 at 6:13 pm #1203232704
What is the story behind the supposed feud between De Niro and the Golden Globe people? What did he say about them? (if true)December 9, 2019 at 10:19 pm #1203228435
I honestly would have given the big 4 to The Goodbye Girl.
Dreyfuss’s win for BA is one of the best ever in that category.
I love The Goodbye Girl. The performances, the humor, the music.
Tina Fey showed it on TCM once and said it was what she thought adulthood would be like. She’d move to NYC, live in a difficult housing situation and it would be hard but that is what adults do. She also said 1977 is her favorite Oscar year.