This is the thread where we discuss matters pertaining to the detrius that accompanies the "End of the Year in Cinema" -- 2021

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boy i did not watch a lot of movies this year. i think these are my faves as of the end of November:

Beyond the Infinite Two Minutes (2020)
Jacinta (2021)
Joy Ride (2021)
Titane (2021)
The Truffle Hunters (2021)
Shiva Baby (2020)
Flora and Ulysses (2021)
Gunda (2020)
The Assistant (2020)
On-Gaku Our Sound (2019)
Good Timing with Jo Firestone (2021)

When Young Sheldon began to rap (forksclovetofu), Monday, 29 November 2021 17:58 (one month ago) link

Good Timing with Jo Firestone (2021)

What's this? I like her.

Les hommes de bonbons (cryptosicko), Monday, 29 November 2021 18:00 (one month ago) link

it's fucking great: she did a zoom class teaching senior citizens stand up comedy during the pandemic and this is their last rehearsals in person before a one-time matinee performance. available for free on Peacock if you're willing to download the app and for this you should be. firestone is a real treasure.

When Young Sheldon began to rap (forksclovetofu), Monday, 29 November 2021 18:06 (one month ago) link

Cool! I'll look into it if its available in Canada.

Les hommes de bonbons (cryptosicko), Monday, 29 November 2021 18:13 (one month ago) link

Tequila Minsky!

When Young Sheldon began to rap (forksclovetofu), Monday, 29 November 2021 18:18 (one month ago) link

oh man i forgot about eva 3.0+1.0, that’s on my list

i also need to see annette

no one has sufficiently explained to me why they hate titane

STOCK FIST-PUMPER BRAD (BradNelson), Monday, 29 November 2021 18:19 (one month ago) link

Well world, looks like Mike Lane’s tapping back in. @hbomax pic.twitter.com/V9Ce62n710

— Channing Tatum (@channingtatum) November 29, 2021

looks like the best movie of 2023 is sewn up

STOCK FIST-PUMPER BRAD (BradNelson), Monday, 29 November 2021 18:25 (one month ago) link

I thought I hated Annette but it keeps growing on me.

Les hommes de bonbons (cryptosicko), Monday, 29 November 2021 18:25 (one month ago) link

i also just watched another round on the plane and that is a v v enjoyable film

STOCK FIST-PUMPER BRAD (BradNelson), Monday, 29 November 2021 18:26 (one month ago) link

lol i guess it’s thoroughly from last year oh well

STOCK FIST-PUMPER BRAD (BradNelson), Monday, 29 November 2021 18:27 (one month ago) link

I'll be honest and say I can't really put my finger on what about Titane that got on my bad side.

Milm & Foovies (Eric H.), Monday, 29 November 2021 18:34 (one month ago) link

why don't you take a drive

So who you gonna call? The martini police (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Monday, 29 November 2021 18:36 (one month ago) link

i like titane a lot, if only for it's inexplicablity and immense self-assurance but for more than that tbh.

Annette has cooled on me since watching it; I guess I like it? I wouldn't want to see it again.

I consider every movie made between November 2019 and January 2022 to have been made this year. COVID is a time machine.

When Young Sheldon began to rap (forksclovetofu), Monday, 29 November 2021 18:36 (one month ago) link

Oh, and Passing wasn't a revelation or anything, but yes, I fall on the "better than expected" side here, especially when it delves into the commonalities of living blackness and living queerness.

Milm & Foovies (Eric H.), Monday, 29 November 2021 18:37 (one month ago) link

The general suckiness of the Sparks songs keeps me from loving Annette -- and its running time.

So who you gonna call? The martini police (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Monday, 29 November 2021 18:38 (one month ago) link

I started to think better of Passing once I considered that the non-Ruth Negga scenes were purposefully boring in that way that, say, a Merchant/Ivory film is "boring."

Les hommes de bonbons (cryptosicko), Monday, 29 November 2021 18:38 (one month ago) link

The songs in Annette are terrible, yes (I have no real relationship with Sparks), but aren't they mimicking the expository function of opera? I say this knowing very little about opera, of course, so I could be way off.

Les hommes de bonbons (cryptosicko), Monday, 29 November 2021 18:40 (one month ago) link

but even so those opera bits aren't supposed to dull

So who you gonna call? The martini police (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Monday, 29 November 2021 18:41 (one month ago) link

I started to think better of Passing once I considered that the non-Ruth Negga scenes were purposefully boring in that way that, say, a Merchant/Ivory film is "boring."

― Les hommes de bonbons (cryptosicko),

reminds me of PBS.

So who you gonna call? The martini police (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Monday, 29 November 2021 18:41 (one month ago) link

alfred have you seen another round or is there an ilx thread where you’ve already discussed it lol

STOCK FIST-PUMPER BRAD (BradNelson), Monday, 29 November 2021 18:43 (one month ago) link

forks otm

coombination gazza hut & scampo bell (wins), Monday, 29 November 2021 18:50 (one month ago) link

alfred have you seen another round or is there an ilx thread where you’ve already discussed it lol

― STOCK FIST-PUMPER BRAD (BradNelson)

I have! I'm still unsure if it's a study of toxic masculinity or an indulgence of it

So who you gonna call? The martini police (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Monday, 29 November 2021 18:53 (one month ago) link

idk what came out in the non-year 2021 but from the film festival we had here last week I loved Memoria, Titane & hit the road

coombination gazza hut & scampo bell (wins), Monday, 29 November 2021 18:53 (one month ago) link

I have! I'm still unsure if it's a study of toxic masculinity or an indulgence of it

― So who you gonna call? The martini police (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Monday, November 29, 2021 11:53 AM (one minute ago) bookmarkflaglink

uhhh my guess is it’s neither!

STOCK FIST-PUMPER BRAD (BradNelson), Monday, 29 November 2021 18:54 (one month ago) link

It’s an advert for sazerac

coombination gazza hut & scampo bell (wins), Monday, 29 November 2021 18:56 (one month ago) link

this is true

So who you gonna call? The martini police (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Monday, 29 November 2021 18:58 (one month ago) link

another round is a great film imo and, quite intentionally and unexpectedly for all concerned in the aftermath of the director's daughter's death, a painful meditation on irrevocable loss and how to get through

When Young Sheldon began to rap (forksclovetofu), Monday, 29 November 2021 18:58 (one month ago) link

It did compel me to lay off bourbon for a couple days

So who you gonna call? The martini police (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Monday, 29 November 2021 20:03 (one month ago) link

I didn't even see it and I'm into month 9 of my year-long dry-out.

Milm & Foovies (Eric H.), Monday, 29 November 2021 20:09 (one month ago) link

Gothams are getting handed out … Drive My Car took best international feature

Milm & Foovies (Eric H.), Tuesday, 30 November 2021 02:31 (one month ago) link

Full list of Gotham Award winners:

BEST FEATURE
“The Lost Daughter” (Netflix)

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
“Flee” (NEON)

BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE
“Drive My Car” (Sideshow and Janus Films)

BINGHAM RAY BREAKTHROUGH DIRECTOR AWARD
Maggie Gyllenhaal for “The Lost Daughter” (Netflix)

BEST SCREENPLAY
“The Lost Daughter,” Maggie Gyllenhaal (Netflix)

OUTSTANDING LEAD PERFORMANCE
Olivia Colman in “The Lost Daughter” (Netflix)
Frankie Faison in “The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain” (Gravitas Ventures)

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE
Troy Kotsur in “CODA” (Apple)

BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMER
Emilia Jones in “CODA” (Apple)

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE IN A NEW SERIES
Ethan Hawke in “The Good Lord Bird” (Showtime)
Thuso Mbedu in “The Underground Railroad” (Amazon Studios)

BREAKTHROUGH SERIES — LONG FORM
“Squid Game” (Netflix)

BREAKTHROUGH SERIES — SHORT FORM
“Reservation Dogs” (FX)

BREAKTHROUGH NONFICTION SERIES
“Philly D.A.” (Topic, Independent Lens, PBS)

JURY AWARD FOR ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE
“The Harder They Fall”

Milm & Foovies (Eric H.), Tuesday, 30 November 2021 13:48 (one month ago) link

Oh I forgot I also loved wheel of fortune & fantasy. Didn’t get to drive my car, will have to wait till it’s out here but what’s up with murukami short stories being turned into acclaimed 3hr films these days?

coombination gazza hut & scampo bell (wins), Tuesday, 30 November 2021 13:51 (one month ago) link

I loved Wheel -- the last third wounded me.

So who you gonna call? The martini police (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Tuesday, 30 November 2021 14:03 (one month ago) link

Vanity Fair crix's top 10:

https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2021/12/10-best-movies-2021

1. The Worst Person in the World
2. Drive My Car
3. The Power of the Dog
4. C’mon C’mon
5. Flee
6. The Souvenir Part II
7. The Humans
8. Mass
9. The Green Knight
10. Bergman Island

Milm & Foovies (Eric H.), Wednesday, 1 December 2021 15:01 (one month ago) link

Of course, what we're all REALLY here for is this: https://www.artforum.com/print/202110/best-films-of-2021-john-waters-87205

JOHN WATERS’S BEST FILMS OF 2021

01. ANNETTE (Leos Carax)
02. SUMMER OF SOUL (...OR, WHEN THE REVOLUTION COULD NOT BE TELEVISED) (Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson)
03. VORTEX (Gaspar Noé)
04. FRANCE (Bruno Dumont)
05. THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BOY IN THE WORLD (Kristina Lindström, Kristian Petri)
06. MANDIBLES (Quentin Dupieux)
07. RED ROCKET (Sean Baker)
08. THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH (Joel Coen)
09. SAINT-NARCISSE (Bruce LaBruce)
10. THE ONANIA CLUB (Tom Six)

Milm & Foovies (Eric H.), Wednesday, 1 December 2021 15:17 (one month ago) link

MANDIBLES (Quentin Dupieux)
The stupidest art film of the year, directed by a Gallic auteur who specializes in one-joke dumbbell comedies, about a giant fly and two French stooges, is also one of the funniest and most charming.

this is accurate!

When Young Sheldon began to rap (forksclovetofu), Wednesday, 1 December 2021 15:30 (one month ago) link

Waters IS the cahier du cinema

Milm & Foovies (Eric H.), Wednesday, 1 December 2021 15:31 (one month ago) link

weird that Waters wouldn't be into Titane

Daniel_Rf, Wednesday, 1 December 2021 15:35 (one month ago) link

That took me by surprise as well.

Milm & Foovies (Eric H.), Wednesday, 1 December 2021 16:02 (one month ago) link

The Human Centipede director tops himself

lol

STOCK FIST-PUMPER BRAD (BradNelson), Wednesday, 1 December 2021 16:10 (one month ago) link

An intriguing blurb in J. Hoberman's list...

4. ON THE ROYAL ROAD: THE BURGHER KING (Elfriede Jelinek, Seagull Books)
Nobel laureate Jelinek’s tragicomic satire, translated from German by Gitta Honegger, isn’t a movie, but it should be—a lengthy monologue delivered by the Muppet Miss Piggy, eyes bleeding à la Tiresias. Regarding the unnamed king: “He tells us that already earlier we thought like him that never thinks.”

Milm & Foovies (Eric H.), Wednesday, 1 December 2021 17:06 (one month ago) link

Dece list:

Submitted for the Film Comment poll pic.twitter.com/2MgGlIllYx

— Jordan Cronk 🥀 (@JordanCronk) December 2, 2021

Milm & Foovies (Eric H.), Thursday, 2 December 2021 18:36 (one month ago) link

Do you even understand how cheap it makes your Best Of The Year list seem if it hits on December 1st. At least November 26th is a point of view.

— Jingleghost (@JeremyMonjo) December 1, 2021

Milm & Foovies (Eric H.), Thursday, 2 December 2021 18:37 (one month ago) link

More gross detrius:

Best Film: LICORICE PIZZA

Best Director: Paul Thomas Anderson, LICORICE PIZZA

Best Actor: Will Smith, KING RICHARD

Best Actress: Rachel Zegler, WEST SIDE STORY

Best Supporting Actor: Ciarán Hinds, BELFAST

Best Supporting Actress: Aunjanue Ellis, KING RICHARD

Best Original Screenplay: Asghar Farhadi, A HERO

Best Adapted Screenplay: Joel Coen, THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH

Breakthrough Performance: Alana Haim & Cooper Hoffman, LICORICE PIZZA

Best Directorial Debut: Michael Sarnoski, PIG

Best Animated Feature: ENCANTO

Best Foreign Language Film: A HERO

Best Documentary: SUMMER OF SOUL (…OR, WHEN THE REVOLUTION COULD NOT BE TELEVISED)

Best Ensemble: THE HARDER THEY FALL

Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography: Bruno Delbonnel, THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH

NBR Freedom of Expression Award: FLEE

Top Films (in alphabetical order)
Belfast
Don’t Look Up
Dune
King Richard
The Last Duel
Nightmare Alley
Red Rocket
The Tragedy of Macbeth
West Side Story

Top 5 Foreign Language Films (in alphabetical order)
Benedetta
Lamb
Lingui, The Sacred Bonds
Titane
The Worst Person in the World

Top 5 Documentaries (in alphabetical order)
Ascension
Attica
Flee
The Rescue
Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain

Top 10 Independent Films (in alphabetical order)
The Card Counter
C’mon C’mon
CODA
The Green Knight
Holler
Jockey
Old Henry
Pig
Shiva Baby
The Souvenir Part II

So who you gonna call? The martini police (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Thursday, 2 December 2021 20:03 (one month ago) link

lots of period pieces in lists this year. cell phones exist, deal with it.

adam t. (abanana), Thursday, 2 December 2021 20:15 (one month ago) link

NYFCC obviously voting this morning, but also, man Sight & Sound loves Joanna Hogg:

https://www.bfi.org.uk/sight-and-sound/polls/50-best-films-2021

01. The Souvenir Part II
02. Petite maman
03. Drive My Car
04. Memoria
05. Titane
06. The Power of the Dog
07. What Do We See When We Look at the Sky?
08. Summer of Soul
09. Annette
10. Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy

(First Cow all the way down at #17.)

Milm & Foovies (Eric H.), Friday, 3 December 2021 14:09 (one month ago) link

And away we go!

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR: Kodi Smit-McPhee for "The Power of the Dog" #NYFCC

— Falco Ink (@Sidney_Falco) December 3, 2021

Milm & Foovies (Eric H.), Friday, 3 December 2021 15:17 (one month ago) link

The movie's best performance.

So who you gonna call? The martini police (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Friday, 3 December 2021 15:20 (one month ago) link

BEST FOREIGN-LANGUAGE FILM: "The Worst Person in the World" #NYFCC

— Falco Ink (@Sidney_Falco) December 3, 2021

I can’t believe Joachim Trier of all people is hurting the chances of DRIVE MY CAR (and MEMORIA), the best position a standard-bearer arthouse film has had to being widely recognized as the best of the year since… TONI ERDMANN?

— Ryan Swen/孫天行/Sun Tianxing (@swen_ryan) December 3, 2021

Milm & Foovies (Eric H.), Friday, 3 December 2021 16:07 (one month ago) link

I don't blame Garfield. TTB is the worst of Jonathan Larsen + the worst of Lin-Manuel put together in a perfect shitstorm. Garfield is proper playing an annoying artiste.

Max Hamburgers (Eric H.), Monday, 10 January 2022 14:18 (two weeks ago) link

BAFTA longlists ... the big scandal being that they completely ignored The Souvenir Part II. Oh, and pretty much any performances not in the English language.

BEST FILM

Being The Ricardos
Belfast
CODA
Don’t Look Up
Dune
House of Gucci
King Richard
Licorice Pizza
No Time To Die
The French Dispatch
The Lost Daughter
The Power of the Dog
The Tragedy of Macbeth
tick tick…BOOM!
West Side Story

OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM

After Love
Ali & Ava
Belfast
Benediction
Boiling Point
The Colour Room
Cruella
Cyrano
The Duke
The Electrical Life of Louis Wain
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
House of Gucci
The King’s Man
Last Night in Soho
Mothering Sunday
Munich- The Edge of War
No Time To Die
Operation Mincemeat
Passing
Spencer

FILM NOT IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE

A Hero
Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn
Compartment No. 6
Drive My Car
Flee
The Hand of God
I’m Your Man
Lamb
The Most Beautiful Boy in the World
Parallel Mothers
Paris, 13th District
Petite Maman
Riders of Justice
Titane
The Worst Person in the World

DOCUMENTARY

14 Peaks: Nothing Is Impossible
Becoming Cousteau
Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry
Cow
Flee
JFK Revisited: Through The Looking Glass
Lady Boss: The Jackie Collins Story
The Lost Leonardo
The Most Beautiful Boy in the World
The Real Charlie Chaplin
The Rescue
The Sparks Brothers
Summer of Soul (Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised)
Tina
The Velvet Underground

DIRECTOR

After Love
Belfast
CODA
Don’t Look Up
Drive My Car
Dune
First Cow
The Hand of God
Happening
King Richard
Licorice Pizza
The Lost Daughter
Passing
Petite Maman
The Power of the Dog
The Souvenir Part II
The Tragedy of Macbeth
Titane
West Side Story
Zola

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

After Love
Being The Ricardos
Belfast
The Card Counter
C’mon C’mon
Don’t Look Up
The Duke
The French Dispatch
The Hand of God
King Richard
Last Night in Soho
Licorice Pizza
Parallel Mothers
Petite Maman
The Worst Person in the World

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

CODA
Cyrano
Drive My Car
Dune
The Eyes of Tammy Faye
The Green Knight
House of Gucci
The Last Duel
The Lost Daughter
No Time To Die
Passing
The Power of the Dog
The Tragedy of Macbeth
tick tick…BOOM!
West Side Story

LEADING ACTRESS

Jessica Chastain, The Eyes of Tammy Faye
Olivia Colman, The Lost Daughter
Lady Gaga, House of Gucci
Alana Haim, Licorice Pizza
Jennifer Hudson, Respect
Emilia Jones, CODA
Nicole Kidman, Being The Ricardos
Jennifer Lawrence, Don’t Look Up
Frances McDormand, The Tragedy of Macbeth
Renate Reinsve, The Worst Person in the World
Claire Rushbrook, Ali & Ava
Joanna Scanlan, After Love
Kristen Stewart, Spencer
Tessa Thompson, Passing
Rachel Zegler, West Side Story

LEADING ACTOR

Riz Ahmed, Encounter
Adeel Akhtar, Ali & Ava
Mahershala Ali, Swan Song
Javier Bardem, Being The Ricardos
Daniel Craig, No Time To Die
Benedict Cumberbatch, The Power of the Dog
Leonardo DiCaprio, Don’t Look Up
Peter Dinklage, Cyrano
Adam Driver, House of Gucci
Andrew Garfield, tick tick…BOOM!
Stephen Graham, Boiling Point
Cooper Hoffman, Licorice Pizza
Joaquin Phoenix, C’mon C’mon
Will Smith, King Richard
Denzel Washington, The Tragedy of Macbeth

SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Caitríona Balfe, Belfast
Cate Blanchett, Don’t Look Up
Jessie Buckley, The Lost Daughter
Ana de Armas, No Time To Die
Ariana DeBose, West Side Story
Ann Dowd, Mass
Judi Dench, Belfast
Kirsten Dunst, The Power of the Dog
Aunjanue Ellis, King Richard
Kathryn Hunter, The Tragedy of Macbeth
Rita Moreno, West Side Story
Ruth Negga, Passing
Vinette Robinson, Boiling Point
Meryl Streep, Don’t Look Up
Anya Taylor-Joy, Last Night in Soho

SUPPORTING ACTOR

David Alvarez, West Side Story
Bradley Cooper, Licorice Pizza
Benicio del Toro, The French Dispatch
Jamie Dornan, Belfast
Ciarán Hinds, Belfast
Mike Faist, West Side Story
Andrew Garfield, The Eyes of Tammy Faye
Troy Kotsur, CODA
Jared Leto, House of Gucci
Woody Norman, C’mon C’mon
Al Pacino, House of Gucci
Jesse Plemons, The Power of the Dog
Mark Rylance, Don’t Look Up
J.K. Simmons, Being The Ricardos
Kodi Smit-McPhee, The Power of the Dog

Max Hamburgers (Eric H.), Wednesday, 12 January 2022 14:57 (two weeks ago) link

The Souvenir Part II is listed under director (weird that they list the film titles).

clemenza, Wednesday, 12 January 2022 15:29 (two weeks ago) link

These longlists paired with the SAG nominations this morning indicate things are definitely back to normal after last year's "no really, yay diversity!" blip.

Cast in a Motion Picture
Belfast (Focus Features)
CODA (Apple Original Films)
Don’t Look Up (Netflix)
House of Gucci (MGM/United Artists Releasing)
King Richard (Warner Bros)

Female Actor in a Leading Role
Jessica Chastain (The Eyes of Tammy Faye)
Olivia Colman (The Lost Daughter)
Lady Gaga (House of Gucci)
Jennifer Hudson (Respect)
Nicole Kidman (Being the Ricardos)

Male Actor in a Leading Role
Javier Bardem (Being the Ricardos)
Benedict Cumberbatch (The Power of the Dog)
Andrew Garfield (Tick, Tick … Boom!)
Will Smith (King Richard)
Denzel Washington (The Tragedy of Macbeth)

Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Caitríona Balfe (Belfast)
Cate Blanchett (Nightmare Alley)
Ariana DeBose (West Side Story)
Kirsten Dunst (The Power of the Dog)
Ruth Negga (Passing)

Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Ben Affleck (The Tender Bar)
Bradley Cooper (Licorice Pizza)
Troy Kotsur (CODA)
Jared Leto (House of Gucci)
Kodi Smit-McPhee (The Power of the Dog)

Max Hamburgers (Eric H.), Wednesday, 12 January 2022 16:25 (two weeks ago) link

Online Film Critics Society nods ... could be worse.

Best Picture
Belfast
Drive My Car
Dune
The Green Knight
Licorice Pizza
Pig
The Power of the Dog
Titane
West Side Story
The Worst Person in the World

Best Animated Feature
Encanto
Flee
Luca
The Mitchells vs. the Machines
Raya and the Last Dragon

Best Director
Paul Thomas Anderson – Licorice Pizza
Jane Campion – The Power of the Dog
Ryusuke Hamaguchi – Drive My Car
Steven Spielberg – West Side Story
Denis Villeneuve – Dune

Best Actor
Nicolas Cage – Pig
Benedict Cumberbatch – The Power of the Dog
Andrew Garfield – tick, tick…BOOM!
Oscar Isaac – The Card Counter
Hidetoshi Nishijima – Drive My Car

Best Actress
Olivia Colman – The Lost Daughter
Alana Haim – Licorice Pizza
Renate Reinsve – The Worst Person in the World
Agathe Rousselle – Titane
Kristen Stewart – Spencer

Best Supporting Actor
Mike Faist – West Side Story
Ciaran Hinds – Belfast
Troy Kotsur – CODA
Kodi Smit-McPhee – The Power of the Dog
Jeffrey Wright – The French Dispatch

Best Supporting Actress
Ariana DeBose – West Side Story
Ann Dowd – Mass
Kirsten Dunst – The Power of the Dog
Aunjanue Ellis – King Richard
Ruth Negga – Passing

Best Original Screenplay
Belfast
A Hero
Licorice Pizza
Mass
Pig

Best Adapted Screenplay
Drive My Car
Dune
The Lost Daughter
Passing
The Power of the Dog

Best Editing
Belfast
Dune
Licorice Pizza
The Power of the Dog
West Side Story

Best Cinematography
Dune
The Green Knight
The Power of the Dog
The Tragedy of Macbeth
West Side Story

Best Original Score
Dune
Encanto
The French Dispatch
The Power of the Dog
Spencer

Best Production Design
Dune
The French Dispatch
The Green Knight
Nightmare Alley
West Side Story

Best Costume Design
Cruella
Dune
The French Dispatch
Spencer
West Side Story

Best Visual Effects
Dune
The Green Knight
The Matrix Resurrections
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
Spider-Man: No Way Home

Best Debut Feature
Maggie Gyllenhaal – The Lost Daughter
Rebecca Hall – Passing
Fran Kranz – Mass
Michael Sarnoski – Pig
Emma Seligman – Shiva Baby

Best Film Not in the English Language
Drive My Car
Flee
A Hero
Titane
The Worst Person in the World

Best Documentary
Flee
Procession
The Rescue
Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)
The Velvet Underground

Max Hamburgers (Eric H.), Wednesday, 19 January 2022 14:41 (one week ago) link

All three of Aaron Sorkin's films that he's directed have earned PGA nominations: Molly's Game, The Trial of the Chicago 7 and now Being the Ricardos https://t.co/1ApQc6F8TI

— Erik Anderson (@awards_watch) January 27, 2022

Max Hamburgers (Eric H.), Thursday, 27 January 2022 16:44 (yesterday) link

the presence of Belfast is really the only bleh thing xpost

So who you gonna call? The martini police (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Thursday, 27 January 2022 16:52 (yesterday) link

CODA too.

Max Hamburgers (Eric H.), Thursday, 27 January 2022 16:54 (yesterday) link

I dislike BELFAST, TICK TICK BOOM and KING RICHARD more than CODA, but I at least understand the appeal the other three have over the cliche nothingness that is CODA.

Max Hamburgers (Eric H.), Thursday, 27 January 2022 16:55 (yesterday) link

CODA was a conventional coming of age movie and was very clichéd, yes, but watching it felt like a relief from all of the dysphoria of 2021, and the story got to me in the end

Marlee Matlin, Daniel Durant and Emilia Jones and Troy Kotsur were all pretty great and the family seemed real

Dan S, Friday, 28 January 2022 00:41 (twenty-two hours ago) link

I saw it in August and wondered why the hell Matlin wasn't cast in other movies besides one in which she plays a Deaf mom. I would've loved her as Lucille Ball

So who you gonna call? The martini police (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Friday, 28 January 2022 00:50 (twenty-two hours ago) link

from what I've read Matlin made an effort to assemble the actors she wanted to work with in that film

Dan S, Friday, 28 January 2022 01:07 (twenty-one hours ago) link

I've never watched a film about a deaf family before

Dan S, Friday, 28 January 2022 01:22 (twenty-one hours ago) link


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