Does anyone have doubts who’ll win the Female lead Oscar in 2012? Streep’s absolutely the darling of the Academy, and now that she’s taking on the Iron Lady we’ll probably see the Awards perpetuate old habits by rewarding this transformative performance. Opens on the 6th of January in the UK.
Already out in the US, us mere Europeans will have to wait untill the change of the year to catch Leo DiCaprio as J. Edgar Hoover. Despite the unstellar reviews, DiCaprio is going to get a nomination. The Male lead- category seems to be boasting with talent though, hopefully presenting Pitt, Fassbender and Gosling nominations for their best work so far.
Whatever you might think of ‘remakes’, there’s no denying the buzz surrounding Fincher’s take on the Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. Rooney Mara seems to be in good shape, Craig most often brings it in his dramatic, action-less roles, and the supporting cast bustles with gems. I mean it’s Fincher. Have I ever been dissapointed with what he’s done? No. (Well slightly with Button but … we can all agree 2008 was pretty tame all in all!) Were the original movies great? No. Boxing day baby!
Shame on you who does not yet appreciate Michael Fassbender. He is officially the breakthrough actor of the year, even though he’s been shining bright for years. Let’s just hope Mulligan’s overappriciated ass doesn’t get nommed as a drag along. We need not see her in every major film of 2012.
Indie-douchebaggery at its best. It’s honestly what it is. Pretentious. But then again, it stars Jeremy Piven, so what else can it be? I Melt With You is a on hell of a midlife crisis in one film.
What film are you most excited about before the end of the year?