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by Precious Doll
Sun Feb 18, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: Other Oscar Discussions
Topic: Oscar-winning performances directed by women or POC
Replies: 20
Views: 201

Re: Oscar-winning performances directed by women or POC

It has been noted at this year's Oscars that Mary J. Blige is actually the very first actress to be directed to an Oscar nominations by a woman of color which was a bit surprising to me so I thought, how many performers were directed to Oscar wins by either women or POC? Here's a (probably) incompl...
by Precious Doll
Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:52 am
Forum: Other Oscar Discussions
Topic: Oscar-winning performances directed by women or POC
Replies: 20
Views: 201

Re: Oscar-winning performances directed by women or POC

Hmmm. If we're extending it to nominees, here are some additional names not yet mentioned from the same time period: Tom Hanks, Big (Penny Marshall) Emma Thompson, Sense and Sensibility (Ang Lee) Kate Winslet, Sense and Sensibility (Ang Lee) Barbara Hershey, The Portrait of a Lady (Jane Campion) Ca...
by Precious Doll
Sun Feb 18, 2018 12:47 am
Forum: Other Film Discussions
Topic: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings
Replies: 5759
Views: 227390

Re: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings

Flavia, the Heretic (1974) Gianfranco Mingozzi 4/10 Molly's Game (2017) Aaron Sorkin 4/10 Marshall (2017) Reginald Hudlin 5/10 Lady Bird (2017) Greta Gerwig 6/10 Fun Mom Dinner (2017) Alethea Jones 4/10 Repeat viewings The Sundowners (1960) Fred Zinnemann 7/10 A Time to Love and a Time to Die (1958)...
by Precious Doll
Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:39 am
Forum: 2018
Topic: Isle of Dogs
Replies: 5
Views: 293

Re: Isle of Dogs

I saw a trailer of this about 6 weeks ago at the cinema only the once. Since that time they have been advertising the film via a 'turn off your mobile telephone' message, which is rather odd given these days you hardly ever hear anyone's phone ring.
by Precious Doll
Fri Feb 16, 2018 3:48 am
Forum: 90th Nominations and Winners
Topic: Categories One-by-One: Best Actor
Replies: 8
Views: 234

Re: Categories One-by-One: Best Actor

Put it this way: if, early in the evening, Darkest Hour loses make-up to Wonder, will you be fully confident the same sort of brush-off isn’t in the works? Not saying it’s going to happen. But putting that possibility out there. It would be wonderful if Timothée Chalamet could pull off an unexpecte...
by Precious Doll
Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:28 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Web of Sex Scandals
Replies: 171
Views: 3479

Re: Web of Sex Scandals

Latest spin-off from the MeToo It'sTime movements:

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2018/f ... m-festival

Really everyone, regardless of sex, should just wear whatever they want.
by Precious Doll
Thu Feb 15, 2018 6:43 am
Forum: 90th Nominations and Winners
Topic: Your Oscar Ballot - Best Film
Replies: 7
Views: 193

Your Oscar Ballot - Best Film

With just over two weeks to ago hopefully most board members will have seen most if not all of the best film nominees. What would your ballot look like? Question: do Academy members have to nomination the films from 1 to 9 or can they elected to just nominate 1 to 5 or 1 to 6 if they see fit? Mine: ...
by Precious Doll
Tue Feb 13, 2018 2:17 am
Forum: 2017
Topic: Molly's Game reviews
Replies: 5
Views: 404

Re: Molly's Game reviews

This was something I had no intention of seeing. The subject matter of gambling rarely makes for an enjoyable experience for me but there have been exceptions like Bay of Angels (1963), The Gambler (1974) & The Cooler (2003). But nabbing a screenplay adaptation made it a very reluctant must-see....
by Precious Doll
Sun Feb 11, 2018 2:12 am
Forum: DVD Discussions
Topic: Coming DVDs
Replies: 697
Views: 26189

Re: Coming DVDs

Some interesting releases coming up: Arrow has a triple delight in May with Smash Palace (1981) a film from New Zealand directed by Roger Donaldson, one of the best films to ever examine the breakdown of a marriage; Black Venus (2010) one of Adbellatif Kechiche's better films that received scant scr...
by Precious Doll
Sun Feb 11, 2018 12:47 am
Forum: Other Film Discussions
Topic: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings
Replies: 5759
Views: 227390

Re: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings

Brawl in Cell Block 99 (2017) S. Craig Zahler 2/10 The Man With the Iron Heart (2017) Cedric Jimenez 1/10 The Room (2003) Tommy Wiseau 1/10 Swinging Safari (2018) Stephan Elliott 2/10 We Don't Need a Map (2018) Warwick Thornton 4/10 Repeat viewings A Summer Place (1959) Delmer Daves 7/10 The Rain Pe...
by Precious Doll
Tue Feb 06, 2018 5:57 am
Forum: 90th Nominations and Winners
Topic: It's Trivia Time
Replies: 60
Views: 1279

Re: It's Trivia Time

This only occurred to me today and I did a check back to 1980 but I'd be surprised if it has ever happened before, but all five nominated directors wrote or co-wrote the screenplays for their respective films.
by Precious Doll
Sun Feb 04, 2018 3:58 am
Forum: 90th Nominations and Winners
Topic: Categories One-by-One: Original Score
Replies: 3
Views: 195

Re: Categories One-by-One: Original Score

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri (Carter Burwell) Can't even recall the score so that says all that needs to be said. Star Wars: the Last Jedi (John Williams) Been there, done that. Nothing to hear here, move on.... Dunkirk (Hans Zimmer) From what I can remember serviceable but not memorable...
by Precious Doll
Sun Feb 04, 2018 2:27 am
Forum: Other Film Discussions
Topic: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings
Replies: 5759
Views: 227390

Re: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings

Sweet Country (2018) Warwick Thornton 7/10 Logan (2017) James Mangold 3/10 The Suspect (2013) Shin-yeon Won 1/10 That Day, On the Beach (1983) Edward Yang 7/10 Phantom Thread (2017) Paul Thomas Anderson 8/10 A Single Rider (2017) Zoo Young Lee 3/10 Yourself and Yours (2016) Sang-soo Hong 6/10 Repeat...

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